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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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Anwar Sadat

1 9 1 8 - 1 9 8 1 Egyptian politician, and president from 1970 to 1981. Succeeding Nasser as president in 1970, Sadat restored...

13 Queens Boulevard

1 9 7 9 (USA) 9 x 30 minute episodes Originally to have been titled Five Women, this short-lived comedy series starring Eileen Brennan was originally meant to...

Future Women (1969)

This notional sequel to The Million Eyes Of Su-Muru (1967) was released in some markets as The Seven Secrets of Sumuru, The Girl From Rio and Rio 70. The only...

Father Brown

1 9 7 4 (UK) 13 x 60 minute episodes Apparently ATV head honcho Lew Grade was so determined to cast Kenneth More as Father Brown in...

Ricochet Racers

Ricochet Racers were just cooler than cool - well, the bloody big gun you fired them out of was. Putting the cars into the cartridges,...

Alice in Wonderland

1 9 6 6 (UK) Despising the Disney take, Jonathan Miller set out to de-anthropomorphise the story by returning to Dodgson’s mathematical logic and Victorian values...

A Safe Place (1971)

Tuesday Weld plays a vulnerable woman who escapes the pressures of New York life into a dream world, courtesy of a magician (Orson Welles). There's...