BARCLAY JAMES HARVEST.
Yours in profound sorrow,
Keith and Monika.
They are touring again and The Barclay James Harvest live DVD, "On The Road", featuring Les Holroyd, will be released by Pure Music on January 24th 2005. The DVD features music from the Bad Godesburg Stadthalle on 30th October, 2002, and footage from nine concerts on the band's October/November 2002 tour.Les Holroyd was also incolved in the Excalibur Triology ('07).
Nowadays there are 2 BJH, one with Les and the other with Woolly, and both are on tour...
See this page for dates.
The Unauthorised Breakfast Item ('03):
Regarded as the 'lost' album, as it is the only Caravan release never before available on CD, Eclectic Discs have won the right to release Better By Far and it is out on February 14th 2005.
ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA.
Jeff Lynne becomes a succesfull producer of fe: George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Roy Orbinson, Evely Brothers & Tom Petty. Wich results in a new band called the Traveling Willburries.
A few albums to mention:
EMMERSON LAKE AND PALMER.
A few albums to mention:
KEITH EMERSON & GREG LAKE: Two out of three ain't bad, or so the saying goes. Despite the reunion gig at the upcoming High Voltage festival, Carl Palmer will not take part in a full-fledged reunion tour. Instead Keith Emerson and Greg Lake will be performing a series of concerts in the US under the name "An intimate evening with Keith Emerson and Greg Lake, featuring the music of Emerson Lake and Palmer, the Nice and King Crimson."
Greg Lake worked with Geoff Downes aswell.
In 2002 he went back on the road with Focus, a festival in the States was included,
with Asia, Nektar, Uriah Heep, Mostly Autumn and Karnataka.
Dutch band (begin '70) with guitarist Jan Akkerman (first in Brainbox with Kaz Lux),
Thijs van Leer on flute, piano, keyboards & jelling, Pierre van der Linden-
drums (also from Brainbox later in Ekseption) & Bert Ruiter- bass (played in numerous
Very popular even in the States. The story goes that the boys of Yes where visitors and that Frank Zappa did the support act!
Again pop with classical influences. Both, Jan and Thijs, gone solo, Jan Akkerman even was called the fastest guitarist of the world! He made a numerous of solo albums, from arabesque new age, heavy rock till some floydian stuff (Noise of Art '90). Thijs went best known album is Introspection ('72).
In 2002 he went back on the road with Focus, a festival in the States was included, with Asia, Nektar, Uriah Heep, Mostly Autumn and Karnataka.Focus will be embarking on an extensive tour of South America, Japan and England next March ('03). For a full list of dates, check the official website. In the autumn, Focus will be touring the Dutch theatre circuit under the nomer About Time - Focus' greatest hits revisited. Meanwhile, Focus nucleus Thijs van Leer will be entering the studio with reknowned Dutch keyboard player Rick van der Linden (Ekseption, Trace) this month for what will be their very first collaboration.
In 2004 David re-formed the band Attack. The Attack was originally formed by
singer/guitarist David O'List in London (1966) featuring a fusion of American Soul and Blues.
Member of Kahn also solo, Nick Mason plays ocasionally drums for him (Green), and producer/ member from fe;
Kevin Ayers ('73),
Bob Geldof ('82),
Cock Robin ('85),
Tony Banks ('89),
System 7 (live on Pink Pop '97).
('67-'70). A mix from Tchaikovsky & Bernstein with pop. Foundations of Emersons style
and ELPs future were laid here and in particular on the song "America." They toured with
Jimmy Hendrix and Pink Floyd. Syd Barrett missed a few shows, so it became that David O'List
played with Pink Floyd on lead guitar! "THE THOUGHTS OF EMERLIST DAVJACK" is the only album
on which Dave O'List plays and contains the classical hits 'Rondo' & 'Dawn'.
Keith Emmerson - keyboards,
David O'List - guitar,
Lee Jackson - bass and vocals.
Brian Davidson - drums.
The reformed The Nice are playing life again (autumn 2002).
The band will consist of original members Keith Emerson, Lee Jackson and Brian Davison.
Ade Cook on Hammond organ also known as ‘Ace’ has many big credits; Steel Pulse, Frankie Goes to Hollywood, The Moody Blues and Stevie Wonder, was recording with Mick Jagger and Dave Stewart recently for a movie sound track.
SPY on bass guitar, an actor and a model (?),
Sam Kelly on drums. Sam has played with; Ben E. King, Billy Ocean, Desmond Dekker, Eddie Floyd, Dr. John, Robert Plant and Ruby Turner, etc.
David O'List worked with other renowned artists such as Roxy Music, Pink Floyd,
John Cale and The Velvet Underground.
In 2004 David re-formed the band Attack. The Attack was originally formed by singer/guitarist David O'List in London (1966) featuring a fusion of American Soul and Blues.
New Super Group:
She was one of the driving forces of Steeleye Span an English folk-rock group
born in the end of 60-ies. Ashly Tiger Hutchings (ex-Fairport Convention) played bass and
another know person of Steeleye Span was Tim Hart.
The Carnival Band ('87-01) is another band where she got involved with.
No this is not a folk website, but Maddy made Arthur the King ('01) a favourite of Bryan Josh and Heather Findlay of Mostly Autum. And if Cyclops says "a proggy album" i've to mention it. And i must confess it is a nice album, not realy proggy, more singer-songwriter. I can imagine why Heather and Bryan like this album ;-)
- Maddy Prior - vocals,
- Nick Holland - keyboards, backing vocals (he worked with Ryiuchi Sakamoto, David Byrne, Tears for Fears, Loyd Cole & ...?)
- Troy Donockley - uillean pipes, electric and acoustic,
guitars, low whistle, tin whistle, cittern, backing vocals, (known from Iona)
- Terl Briant - drums and percussion.
Troy is a friend of Bryan and Heather and did some session for
Mostly Autumn. He also played on her album from '99.
Ballads & Candles ('00) is a more folk album with almost the same line-up including Rose & Rick Kemp.
Gold, Franincense & Myrrh is a sort of x-mas album with world music, which she did record with the Carnival-band.
Maddy did some session work fe:
Born and raised in NY. Studied piano & journalism and got an award with an interview with Martin L.King. He moved to London and gets familiar with the musical bussines and becomes producer (from fe David Essex).
"The chances of anything coming from Mars are a million to one/He said," keens Justin Hayward on The Eve Of The War ('78), "but still—they come!" Indeed they do. Britain's best selling soundtrack of the last 25 years, adapted by Wayne from the H.G. Wells novel. With;
Phil Lynnot (Thin Lizzy),
Jo Patridge &
Chris Thompson (Manfred Mann),
Spartacus ('92), is a attemp to make another succes, but it failed totally. Even Fish can make it work with Chris Thompson, Lady Back Mombazo, Catharina Zeta Jones, Jimmy Helms (London Beat), Incarnation, Carol Kenyon, Anthony Hopkins, Bill Fredericks (ex-Drifters)- vocals, Pino Palladino, David Sinclair- bass, James Cassedy, Jeff Wayne - keyboards & Jo Patridge - guitar.
Jeff did some session for Rick Wakeman.
In 2005 he sets up a live show "War of the World".
Jeff Wayne's Musical Version Of War Of The Worlds - Live on Stage ! is the title of a DVD from that show.
Read a great review at DPRP.
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