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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 -...

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...

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...

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...

Andromeda

This English prog rock trio formed in 1966. Led by John Du Cann (who was also still a member of psychedelic pop band The Attack) they recorded...

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I Love Lucy

1 9 5 1 - 1 9 5 7 (USA) In 1951 a red-haired comedienne kicked off arguably the most familiar of all sitcoms from the...

Boatniks, The (1970)

It was hi-jinks at the harbour in this 1970 Disney comedy/crime flick, a sort of Gilligan's Island meets The Pink Panther. Robert Morse filled the bumbling sailor role,...

Macramé

Even in the 1970's most of the cool set thought macramé was only for hippies or bored convicts. But you could make loads of...

Man in The White Suit, The (1951)

The Man in the White Suit appeared in August 1951, two months after another famous Ealing comedy - The Lavender Hill Mob (1951) - had its premiere....

SCTV (Second City Television)

1 9 7 6 - 1 9 8 4 (Canada) 72 x 30 minute episodes 42 x 90 minute episodes 18 x 45 minute episodes Second City Television (SCTV) was...

Steamhammer

Charging out of Worthing in 1968, Steamhammer caused enough of a stir with the heady blues riffage of their debut single Junior's Wailing for...

Daydreamer, The (1966)

It's 1801 in Odense, Denmark. Young Hans Christian Andersen (Paul O'Keefe) - known as Chris - lives with his father, Papa Andersen (Jack Gilford),...

Mickey Rooney Show, The

1 9 5 4 - 1 9 5 5 (USA) 34 x 30 minute episodes Mickey Mulligan (Mickey Rooney) is a well-intentioned but bumbling young page (his...