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Release Date:03/01/2019;Notes:UK three CD clamshell boxed set celebrating the so-called underground rock music 1968, a year that saw huge changes, both musical and social. 1968 was a pivotal year for… Learn More
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Release Date:03/01/2019;Notes:UK three CD clamshell boxed set celebrating the so-called underground rock music 1968, a year that saw huge changes, both musical and social. 1968 was a pivotal year for creativity in British rock, beginning with some influences of psychedelia still present in work by ground-breaking artists such as Pretty Things, Tomorrow, Incredible String Band, Idle Race, Traffic and The Move, but gradually giving way to styles influenced by jazz, blues, folk and more that would eventually become termed as "progressive", "folk-rock" and "hard" rock, all of which championed by "underground" figures of the day such as DJ John Peel on his BBC Radio One show Top Gear and by publications such as International Times and Oz. The common thread among all of these artists was an emphasis on experimentation and a desire to push the perceived boundaries of popular music. Aside from featuring better known acts such as Crazy World of Arthur Brown, Procol Harum and Pentangle, this compilation also features lesser known acts that produced work of a wide breadth such as Eyes of Blue, Love Sculpture, The Action, Dantalian's Chariot, Elmer Gantry's Velvet Opera, Gun, Second Hand, The Moles and Blonde on Blonde. This collection celebrates a creative period when rock music was evolving into something altogether more serious, moving away from the single as medium to give way to the dominance of the album. Feed your head with Revolution - Underground Sounds of 1968.;Track List:1. And The Address – Deep Purple;2. This Wheel’s On Fire –Julie Driscoll Brian Auger The Trinity;3. Talkin’ About The Good Times – Pretty Things;4. World War Three – Dantalian’s Chariot;5. A Saying For Today –The Action;6. Crossroads Of Time – Eyes Of Blue;7. Sunshine Help Me – Spooky Tooth;8. Early Morning –Barclay James Harvest;9. All Day All Night – Blonde On Blonde;10. Happy Birthday / The Birthday Party – Idle Race;11. Revolution – Tomorrow;12. We Are The Moles (Part 1) – The Moles;13. Blackberry Way – The Move;14. One Eyed Hound – Genesis;15. On A Saturday – Keith West;16. Sovay – Pentangle;17. Cave Of Clear Light –The Bystanders;18. Soma (Parts One Two) – Dantalian’s Chariot;19. Fire! – The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown;20. I’m The Urban Spaceman – The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band;21. Shapes Of Things – Jeff Beck;22. Black Magic Woman –;23. Fleetwood Mac;24. Pearly Queen – Traffic;25. People You Were Going To – Van Der Graaf Generator;26. Reality – Secondhand;27. Love Is The Law – Eyes Of Blue;28. Dusty – John Martyn;29. In Her Mind – Eclection;30. Summertime – Love Sculpture;31. Fly Tomorrow – John Mayall;32. Place Of My Own – Caravan;33. No Title – Ten Years After;34. Child Of My Kingdom –;35. The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown;36. I Never Knew – The Gods;37. My Sunday Feeling – Jethro Tull;38. Sabre Dance – Love Sculpture;39. Flames – Elmer Gantry’s Velvet Opera;40. Somewhere To Go – The Deviants;41. Cold Embrace – Sam Gopal;42. Shine On Brightly – Procol Harum;43. Paradise Flat – Status Quo;44. That’s Me – Genesis;45. Suite No. 1 – Giles Giles Fripp;46. Mist On A Monday Morning – The Move;47. Ten Thousand Words In A Cardboard Box –;48. The Aquarian Age;49. Mr. Sunshine – Barclay James Harvest;50. Just For You – Dave Mason;51. S.F. Sorrow Is Born – Pretty Things;52. Magic Man – Caravan;53. The Half-Remarkable Question – Incredible String Band;54. Race With The Devil – Gun;55. Mandrake Root – Deep Purple