Week of October 19, 2008

Red Television

Trevor Chapman Guitars, Bongos
Peter Langford Guitar, Tin Whistle, Vocals
Roger Macer Bass, Recording Engineer

Red Television (Brecht Times) 1971
(Also a limited repress of 300 in 1995 on vinyl)
CD: Audio Archives AACD038

An extremely rare privately-pressed album, although this one was pressed in relatively large quantities (2,000) and most were accompanied by a lyric sheet. It was another hippie-type commune project similar to Everyone Involved, but the folk material on the album owed as much to Bob Dylan as to The Incredible String Band. It included the 17-minute epic, "Ghost Of Emile Zola".

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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