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THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF JOHN WETTON.

The Life and Music Of John Wetton. On the ’31st’ of January 2017, John Wetton passed away in Bournemouth, Dorset aged just sixty-seven. Music had lost another of its most talented and successful sons.  John Wetton had enjoyed success with seven  bands and as a solo artist. His career began with Mogul Thrash, before he joined  Family, King Crimson, Uriah Heep  and …

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JOHN WETTON-A LIFE MAKING MUSIC.

John Wetton-A Life Making Music. On the ’31st’ of January 2017, John Wetton passed away in Bournemouth, Dorset aged just sixty-seven. Music had lost another of its most talented and successful sons.  John Wetton had enjoyed success with seven  bands and as a solo artist. His career began with Mogul Thrash, before he joined  Family, King Crimson, Uriah Heep  and then progressive …

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JOHN WETTON-THE OFFICIAL BOOTLEG-ARCHIVE VOLUME 1.

JOHN WETTON-THE OFFICIAL BOOTLEG ARCHIVE VOLUME 1. For the best part of fifty years, artists and record companies have been plagued by bootleggers smuggling recording equipment into concerts. This started when bootleggers began smuggling tape into concerts. Often the tape recorders were hidden under coats or in bags. As a result, the sound quality was …

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THE BEST 50 REISSUES OF 2015-PART THREE.

THE BEST 50 REISSUES OF 2015-PART THREE. JETHRO TULL-BENEFIT. Previously, Steven Wilson had worked wonders with some of King Crimson’s back-catalogues. So, allowing him to work  his magic Jethro Tull’s  Aqualung and Benefit was a calculated gamble.  It had the potential to breath life into both albums. Listeners were able to see whether that was the case …

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KING CRIMSON-THRAK.

KING CRIMSON-THRAK. Throughout the history of King Crimson, the lineup has been in a constant state of flux. The lineup is best described as fluid, with members leaving, only to join and return at a later date. By 1995, King Crimson were onto their fifth lineup, when they recorded Thrak, which was recently released by …

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JOHN WETTON-ANTHOLOGY-THE STUDIO RECORDINGS VOLUME 1.

JOHN WETTON-ANTHOLOGY-THE STUDIO RECORDINGS VOLUME 1. Most musicians are lucky to be in one successful band. A few become members of two successful bands. John Wetton has been a member of numerous successful bands. His career started with Mogul Thrash, before moving onto Family, King Crimson and Uriah Heep. He then joined prog rock supergroup UK, …

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BACK AGAINST THE WALL-A TRIBUTE TO PINK FLOYD.

BACK AGAINST THE WALL-A TRIBUTE TO PINK FLOYD. Nowadays, the word “classic” is used far too often. There’s a reason for this. Much of the music being released today isn’t as good the music being released during the sixties and seventies. That was without doubt, the golden age of music. Forty years later, and we’ve …

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KING CRIMSON-LARK’S TONGUES IN ASPIC.

KING CRIMSON-LARK’S TONGUES IN ASPIC. It was in October 1969, that King Crimson burst onto the scene with their debut album In The Court Of The Crimson King. A true prog rock classic, In The Court Of The Crimson King was was released to critical acclaim and commercial success on both sides of the Atlantic. In …

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THE A-Z OF THE BEST REISSUES OF 2013 PART 3.

THE A-Z OF THE BEST REISSUES OF 2013 PART 3. GEORGE JACKSON-OLD FRIEND-THE FAME RECORDINGS VOLUME 3. Prolific. That’s the best way to describe George Jackson. As a songwriter, he wrote over three-hundred songs. This includes penning tracks for James Carr, Wilson Pickett, Eddie Floyd, Clarence Carter, Z.Z. Hill, Candi Staton, Bettye Swann, Ann Peebles, …

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KING CRIMSON-RED.

KING CRIMSON-RED. King Crimson burst onto the scene in October 1969, with their debut album In The Court Of The Crimson King. A prog rock classic, it reached number five in the UK and was certified gold in America, when it reached number twenty-eight. Following the success of In The Court Of Crimson in America, …

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