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Andromeda

This English prog rock group formed in 1966. Led by John Du Cann they recorded their eponymous debut album in 1969 with backing vocals...

Atomic Rooster

Atomic Rooster was a British prog-rock group formed in 1969 with an initial line-up of Vincent Crane (real name Vincent Cheesman) and Carl Palmer...

Pendragon

Under their own steam Pendragon released half a dozen albums between 1985 (The Jewel) and 2001 (Not Of This World). Their first two albums offered...

Supersister

Dutch band Supersister's heady brand of prog owed much to the Canterbury Scene. Their debut LP, Present From Nancy (1970), was freaky, percussive and epic -...

Touch

The 1968 self-titled album by Touch - featuring Don Gallucci (ex-Kingsmen organist and future Stooges producer) - was a wild and glorious explosion of keyboard-led proto-prog that...

Traffic Sound

Formed in 1967, Peruvian band Traffic Sound - an exalted name in psych and prog rock circles - recorded four stunning albums in their short but...

Van Der Graaf Generator

One of the most intense and extreme groups of the 70s Prog Rock era, Van Der Graaf Generator were ever on the verge of collapse. Constant...

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1 9 5 6 - 1 9 5 7 (UK) BBC entertainment in which Alan Melville strung together sketches, songs, parodies and guest appearances to a...

Monkees, The

1 9 6 6 - 1 9 6 7 (USA) 28 x 25 minute episodes In an attempt to cash in on the popularity of The Beatles movies A Hard...

Six Degrees of Separation (1993)

Fact-based drama about a con man who poses as the renowned actor Sidney Poitier's son to make his way up the ladder of New...

Quick Draw McGraw

1 9 6 3 - 1 9 6 6 (USA) Quick Draw McGraw was created in response to the overwhelming success of Huckleberry Hound a year earlier. In order...

Terminal Man, The (1974)

A brilliant computer scientist has a computer implanted into his brain to control his violent outbursts - a procedure which ends up making matters much worse...

Driveway

1 9 6 8 (UK) 16 x 30 minute episodes Soap opera makers had tried hospitals, garages, factories, football teams and many other scenarios. This twice-weekly 30-minute drama...

Mousetrap

First released in 1963, this colourful, kooky trap was complex, but a set of blueprints on the game board made sure even the youngest...

Streaking

Streaking first appeared in the early 1970s when students in the USA used it during protests and demonstrations. They streaked the Lyndon Johnson Library,...