Family – Music in a Doll’s House (1968)

Music in a Doll’s House is the debut album by English psychedelic/art-rock band Family, released in 1968 on Reprise. Tracklist: A1. “The Chase” (2:13) A2. “Mellowing Grey” (2:47) A3. “Never Like This” (2:18) A4. “Me My Friend” (2:01) A5. “Variation on a Theme of Hey Mr. Policeman” (0:23) A6. “Winter” (2:25) A7. “Old Songs New […]

Family ‎– Family Entertainment (1969)

Family Entertainment is the second album by English art-rock band Family, released in 1969 on Reprise. Tracklist: A1. “The Weaver’s Answer” (5:01) A2. “Observations From a Hill” (3:12) A3. “Hung Up Down” (3:13) A4. “Summer 67” (3:18) A5. “How-Hi-the-Li” (4:59) B1. “Second Generation Woman” (3:14) B2. “From Past Archives” (3:21) B3. “Dim” (2:32) B4. “Processions” […]

Chapman-Whitney ‎– Streetwalkers (1974)

Streetwalkers is a collaborative effort between Family alumni Roger Chapman and John Charlie Whitney, released in 1974 on Reprise. The title inspired the name of the pair’s subsequent band, which would ultimately release three albums between 1975 and 1977 on Vertigo/Mercury. Tracklist: A1. “Parisienne High Heels” (4:04) A2. “Roxianna” (3:46) A3. “Systematic Stealth” (2:24) A4. […]


The Streetwalkers were an English hard-rock band that evolved from a 1974 namesake album by the erstwhile frontal team of Family: vocalist Roger Chapman and guitarist John “Charlie” Whitney. The band itself released three albums on Vertigo (U.K.) and Mercury (U.S.) between 1975 and 1977, plus an additional live release that final year on the […]

Roger Chapman

Roger Chapman (born April 8, 1942) is an English vocalist and songwriter from Leicester who rose to prominence as the frontman of the hard-rock/soul band Family, which released seven albums between 1968 and 1973. In 1974, Chapman and Family-guitarist Charles Whitney issued the collaborative effort Streetwalkers, which spawned the pair’s subsequent namesake band that released […]