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The American Song-Poem Anthology

The American Song-Poem Anthology is certainly one of the most demented collections of recordings I have come across in a long while. The term song-poem stems from the practice of small record companies during the sixties and seventies charging a fee to set the words of aspiring poets and songwriters to music. Eager lyricists sent [...]

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Spiderman / Rock Reflections Of A Superhero

As far as I know, and don’t quote me on this, Rock Reflections Of A Superhero has to be the first seventies concept album recorded by a genuine comic book character. Released in 1975 with an incredibly introspective album cover (and pictures of the recording session on the reverse) it’s dark and meditative content reveals [...]