1972

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17/12/13 – La Vallée (Obscured By Clouds) – The Film – Pink Floyd – Soundtrack – 1972

Obscured by Clouds 1972 was the second soundtrack that Pink Floyd made for film director Barbet Schroeder. It was the second time they had worked with him, the first was in 1969 on the soundtrack for the film More. These were Schroeder’s first two films. Many Floyd fans know and love this album, the last […]

Fine Cuts- The Best Of Marmalade

16/12/13 – Marmalade – Fine Cuts -1965 -1972 (2011 CD)

As CD’s die we must remember that after the initial releases with cheap artwork, dodgy mastering and brittle sound, that record companies finally realised that treating the public with some respect would pay off. And so lots of well put together compilations arrived with great sleeve notes and track listings. This is my attempt to […]

David Bowie, Mick Ronson TOTP 72

7/12/13 – David Bowie – Starman – Top Of The Pops – 1972

Starman was Bowie’s first UK hit single since Space Oddity made Number 5 in 1969. Reaching Number 10 in 1972, this Top Of The Pops performance included Robin Lumley, perhaps better known to Jazz Rock aficionados as the keyboard player from Brand X. Trevor Bolder’s sideburns almost stole the show but the real question is, […]