Tag: Progressive Rock

Mike Oldfield – “Tubular Bells”

Mike Oldfield – “Tubular Bells”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes:  “This stereo record cannot be played on old tin boxes no matter what they are fitted with. If you are in possession of such equipment please hand it into the nearest police station.” Personal Review:  So, anyone who has ever seen ‘The Exorcist’ will immediately recognize the opening piano playing... Read More »

The Moody Blues – “This Is The Moody Blues”

The Moody Blues – “This Is The Moody Blues”The Sleeve: The Gatefold: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  And to conclude the big three for VinylsAmongOtherThings.com – I present you with… the Moody Blues.  So, the album opens with the song “Question” and boy is that some fast guitar playing or what? The vocals come around, and they’re really good. Then the bass... Read More »

Barclay James Harvest – “Octoberon”

Barclay James Harvest – “Octoberon”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  So, I know nothing about this band, nor have I ever, ever heard of them. I simply liked the cover and the special price sticker, so I bought it.  The album opens with “Rock N’ Roll Star” (which isn’t the usual opening track, but this is the... Read More »