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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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Fats Domino

He was born Antoine Domino in New Orleans in February 1928, and since his first professional appearance at the age of 14 at the...

Leaf Hound

The Brooks brothers, Derek and Stuart, formed south London blues rockers Leaf Hound out of the remnants of a band called Black Cat Bones. Joined...

Klackers/Clackers/Klick-Klacks

Also known as Clackers, Klick-Klacks, Whackers, Ker-Knockers, Whack'os, Bangers, Poppers, Bonkers, Clack Clacks, K-Nokkers, Mini Poppers, Rockers, Super Clackers, Whak Kos, Quick Klacks, Quick...

Wham!

Andrew Ridgeley and George Michael (real name Georgios Panayiotou) met at school in Bushey, Hertfordshire, in the 1970s and played together in a ska...

Radiohead

It is a well-known fact that the weight of just one hit single can destroy a band - should you duplicate your sound and be...

Electric Horseman, The (1979)

Robert Redford and Jane Fonda were well cast in Sydney Pollack's The Electric Horseman - He as a former rodeo champion now reduced to advertising breakfast...

Earthquake (1974)

This blockbuster disaster film had a dumb script and lacklustre acting, but great visual and aural effects. There are disasters galore as a massive earthquake...

Primary Colors (1998)

After five years of movies featuring surrogate Bill Clintons ranging from benevolent (Dave, The American President) to vengeful (Air Force One) to malignant (Absolute...