Category Archives: prog rock

Into the Dark

On the 23rd of January I woke to a traditionally cold damp dark Monday morning. Unwilling to face the beginning of a working week I took the unusual step of checking my twitter account to discover immediately that Jaki Leibezeit … Continue reading

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The Fantastic Mr Fox

Over the last few days via the miracle of Spotify I have been indulging in a bit of a beach boys binge while reading the biography of Carl Wilson. I still find it a humbling event, being able to listen … Continue reading

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The Fantastic Mr Fox

Over the last few days via the miracle of Spotify I have been indulging in a bit of a beach boys binge while reading the biography of Carl Wilson. I still find it a humbling event, being able to listen … Continue reading

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Its Christmas ! 

A merry Christmas to the many (??)  Future is Past readers wherever you are in the world and especially to everyone who has taken the time to like or comment on any of the articles. Stay tuned for more 70s … Continue reading

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Different from the Rest 

The very thing that any band craves is attention or as most musicians would have it ‘a following’. Most musicians will tell stories of early gigs when the band outnumbered the musician on stage, it’s funny in retrospect but at … Continue reading

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1976 Number 1 Records

So here is 1976 I the form of number one records. And its every bit a grim as I remember, glad I didn’t make this up 10 January “Bohemian Rhapsody” Queen Bloody Bohemian Rhapsody, It will always be there along … Continue reading

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The Long Hot Summer

The early 70s were pretty much the late 60s, by 69 the hippie dream had started to fall apart just couple of years after it had started. The early 70’s were superficially grim at least economically in the UK. There … Continue reading

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Pig Story… The Pork Dukes

In a week when David Cameron was implicated in matters porcine my thoughts naturally turned to pig related musical incidents from the 70’s. It’s a niche market I know but I’ve managed to come up with one. Gnidrolog were a … Continue reading

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Going Dutch

Its ironic that the average music fan is so conversant with the music of the USA. From the days of Trad Jazz we have looked to the states for inspiration and we are are far more likely to be aware of … Continue reading

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