Week of February 26, 2006
Alan Feldman - Keyboards
Chico Greenwood - Drums
Nicky Payne - Vocals, Harmonica, Flute
Steve Radford - Guitar
Jon Taylor - Bass
Liberation (Spark SRLP 103) 1969 R4
CD: Fingerprint (counterfeit)
CD: See For Miles SEECD 438, 1995
CD: Akarma AK 217
Strings (courtesy of Henry Lowther), dissonant flutes, guitars and a
confusing array of mostly blues-based styles are the ingredients on this one-off
album for Spark. It has a bit of a gloomy mood. Tribal rhythms are used
throughout the album, to good effect especially on ‘Confusion’, the best
cut. Other above-average tracks include the blues-based "Baby Please Don't Go"
and "St. Louis Blues", both slow and with nice vocals.
The LP did come in a wonderfully psychedelic cover. Founder and key member Alan Feldman went on to start FBI.
Taken from The Tapestry of Delights - The Comprehensive Guide to British Music of the Beat, R&B, Psychedelic and Progressive Eras 1963-1976, Vernon Joynson ISBN 1 899855 04 1
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