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Reviews of releases for 1975

Brinsley Schwarz - Last Orders!

Cover art During its life as a British pub rock band from 1969-1975, Brinsley Schwarz released seven albums. And over the years other archival material has found its way onto various media. The latest, and...  » Read more
(Posted by Henry Schneider 2021-09-02)

Humble Pie - Joint Effort

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Back in 1974, Humble Pie was in a very uncertain state. Founding member Steve Marriott had left the band briefly, but was coaxed back to work with Dave Clempson and Jerry Shirley for sessions at...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2019-09-29)

Jodi - Pop Espontáneo

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In 2016 Guerssen reissued Jodi’s first album, Pops de Vanguardia, and since then Joern Wenger unearthed a set of unreleased recordings in his basement that had been sitting there for...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2019-04-19)

Bättre Lyss - Till Den Sträng Som Brast Än Att Aldrig Spänna En Båge

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On February 22 the Guerssen sub-label Sommor released the first reissue of a rare Swedish album that was privately released in 1975, Till Den Sträng Som Brast Än Att Aldrig...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2018-06-17)

Reaktor 4 - Pannschüppenczewski

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The one and only LP by this band from Bottrop-Vanderort in the Ruhr area of Germany exists only as a single copy (dub plate), created by the band as a gift to drummer Reinhold Stania in 1975. Why a...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2018-05-11)

Embryo - Bad Heads and Bad Cats

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As far as Embryo albums go, Bad Heads and Bad Cats is one of the cornerstones of their career in the early to mid-70s, a turning point where the band was celebrating its new-found freedom...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2018-04-06)

Hudson-Ford - The A&M Albums

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Richard Hudson and John Ford (drums and bass respectively) began as the rhythm section of Elmer Gantry’s Velvet Opera, who later, sans-Elmer, with the addition of guitarist and singer Paul...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2018-03-05)

Magma - Théâtre du Taur - Concert 1975 - Toulouse

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By the early 90s, Seventh Records had showed up, started reissuing the original Magma albums along with some offshoots, and began to open Magma's considerable live vaults. The...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 2018-02-15)

Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti

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My first copy of this in high school was probably like most, with the die cut windows starting to wear. Back then I liked some of the songs, but over the decades the album has improved with every...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 2018-02-08)

Billy Cobham - Shabazz

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In 1974, drummer Billy Cobham took advantage of a break in activity for Mahavishnu Orchestra by putting together a band to play Montreux and other shows in Europe. His band included the musicians...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2018-02-08)
 

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