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Supertramp- Crime of the Century 45th Anniversary- 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…

Supertramp- Crime of the Century 45th Anniversary- Roger Hodgson 9-2

With every passing decade Supertramp's musical vision, and producer Ken Scott's masterful recording, on the 1974 breakthrough Crime of the Century  continues to grow in stature. Multi-instrumentalist/ singer/ songwriter Roger Hodgson is chief…

Supertramp- Breakfast in America 40th Anniversay- Roger Hodgson

Supertramp's Roger Hodgson joins Redbeard In the Studio on the 40th anniversary of "Breakfast in America".

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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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…

Progressive Rock's 1972 Peak

For Christmas 1971, my 11 year old brother received a present from me of a record album. While on the surface this would appear not the least remarkable … except that it was Meddle   by Pink Floyd, containing the 18 minute long opus  “Echoes”.…