The Nice

The Nice was an English psychedelic rock band with keyboardist Keith Emerson. In 1968, they scored a UK hit with “America” and released two albums on Immediate Records: The Thoughts of Emerlist Davjack and Ars Longa Vita Brevis. In 1969, The Nice released a self-titled third album (aka Everything as Nice as Mother Makes It) […]

Jackson Heights

Jackson Heights was an English band that issued the folk-rock album King Progress on Charisma in 1970. After a lineup change, they moved to Vertigo for the 1972/73 albums The Fifth Avenue Bus, Ragamuffins Fool, and Bump ‘n’ Grind, the latter two influenced by ragtime and music hall. They were one of three bands — […]

The Nice – The Thoughts of Emerlist Davjack (1968)

The Thoughts of Emerlist Davjack is the debut album by English organ-psych quartet The Nice, released in 1968 on Immediate. Tracklist: A1. “Flower King of Flies” (3:56) A2. “Thoughts of Emerlist Davjack” (2:47) A3. “Bonnie K” (3:22) A4. “Rondo” (8:25) B1. “War and Peace” (5:13) B2. “Tantalising Maggie” (4:30) B3. “Dawn” (5:07) B4. “The Cry […]