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Gilgamesh

Gilgamesh
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UK Progressive rock/jazz band led by Alan Gowan, loosely lumped into the Canterbury genre. Gowan rebounded from a short-lived band with Allan Holdsworth and Jamie Muir when Muir left to join King Crimson in 1972 by putting together Gilgamesh. They later went on to play closely with Hatfield and the North and the band National Health formed from players from the two bands.
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Gilgamesh — Another Fine Tune You Got Me Into Gilgamesh — Another Fine Tune You Got Me Into
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC2126, 1979/2009, CD)
Gilgamesh — Arriving Twice Gilgamesh — Arriving Twice
(Cuneiform Rune 140, 1975/2000, CD)
Gilgamesh — Gilgamesh Gilgamesh — Gilgamesh
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC2242, 1975/2011, CD)

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