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Supertramp- Breakfast in America 40th- Roger Hodgson

In March of 1979, an arty ex-pat English progressive rock band, Supertramp, sold more Breakfast in America  than Bob Evans and IHOP combined, with four Grand Slam dishes "The Logical Song", "Goodbye Stranger", "Take the Long Way Home", and…
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Supertramp- Crime of the Century- Roger Hodgson

With  the stunning 1974 release  Crime of the Century , London's Supertramp suddenly exhibited a consistency of band sound eschewing the ubiquitous electric guitar and the obligatory synthesizer of most progressive rock bands in favor of grand…

Supertramp- Bloody Well Right- 1975 Hammersmith Odeon London

Here is just a sample of the spectacular deluxe 40th anniversary edition of Supertramp's Crime of the Century   with bonus incredible-sounding live  material,  such as this mint version of "Bloody Well Right". And get the full inside story…
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Supertramp- Breakfast in America- Roger Hodgson

On the eve of Supertramp's international blockbuster Breakfast in America , none of us outside the Brit ex-pat band's tight inner circle living in suburban Los Angeles had any reason to see it coming. Sure, their U.S. label patiently had given…
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A&M Records 50th Anniversary pt1

No one would be surprised to find that A&M Records, the most successful independent American label, headquartered in Hollywood no less, had the majority of their pop and jazz music successes come from U.S. recording artists, starting with…