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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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Blue Knight, The

1 9 7 5 - 1 9 7 6 (USA) 25 x 60 minute episodes After many years as a Los Angeles police officer, Bumper Morgan (George...

Dirtwater Dynasty, The

1 9 8 8 (Australia) 4 x 150 minute episodes This 10-hour Kennedy Miller production (makers of Bodyline and The Dismissal) is arguably the most tear-jerking, heart-breaking story ever told. Never...

Lipstick On Your Collar

1 9 9 3 (UK) 6 x 70/80 minute episodes Lipstick on Your Collar is a 1993 British television serial written by Dennis Potter, originally broadcast on Channel...

Casino Royale (1967)

Ian Fleming's Casino Royale retained nothing but its title in this free-for-all spoof of the successful James Bond industry. Though the book was the first of the...

Tam Paton

One of the most startling allegations about ex-Bay City Rollers manager Thomas "Tam" Paton (b. 1937) involved him setting his dogs on the father of...

Phil Silvers Show, The

1 9 5 5 - 1 9 6 0 (USA) 142 x 30 minute episodes 1 x 60 minute episode Set in the motor pool of Fort Baxter...

Hawaiian Eye

1 9 5 9 - 1 9 6 3 (USA) 134 x 60 minute episodes This private detective series from ABC was billed as "77 Sunset Strip in Hawaii". Both...

Skyjacked (1972)

An action-adventure film based on the novel Hijacked by David Harper. Captain Hank O'Hara Charlton Heston Angela Thacher Yvette Mimieux Sgt. Jerome K. Weber/Weller James Brolin Sgt. Ben Puzo Claude Akins Clara...