Procol Harum

Video Of The Day

12/1/14 – Procol Harum – A Salty Dog – German Television – 1969/1971

A Salty Dog, live on German TV 1971 (not sure which program) with Chris Copping on organ, Dave Ball on guitar and Alan Cartwright on bass, B.J.Wilson on drums and Gary Brooker on piano and vocals. Lyricist Keith Reid was a non band member but he got in the photos! This line up only made one […]

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10/1/14 – Kenneth Anger – Lucifer Rising – 1972

Kenneth Anger’s short film Lucifer Rising starred Chris Jagger and Marianne Faithfull and after Anger’s falling out with Jimmy Page another soundtrack was composed by Manson family member Bobby Beausoleil, recorded whilst in prison. Anger’s films are polarising, some see them as beautiful art, others as utter crap – you decide. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenneth_Anger

Jimmy Page - Lucifer Risng

Album Of The Day

10/1/14 – Jimmy Page – Lucifer Rising Soundtrack – 1972

Kenneth Anger is an experimental film maker who worked exclusively with short films and commissioned Jimmy Page to write the music for Lucifer Rising as he knew of Page’s admiration for occultist Aleister Crowley (Page bought Crowley’s house). Ultimately the soundtrack was never used as Page and Anger fell out. I bought this album years […]

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Album Of The Day

9/1/14 – Glenn Miller – Moonlight Serenade – 1939 -1943

Today January 9th would have been my Mum’s 87th birthday so in honour of her passionate love of music, today’s Album Of The Day is a Glenn Miller collection. There’s been so many, repackaged and reissued records since Miller’s plane was lost over the English channel in 1944, (never to be found) and you can buy […]