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Roy Harper

Release Year: 1971

Date Label Catalog # Comments
1971 LP
1994 CD Griffin Music 306
1978 LP Chrysalis 1161
Added To Proggnosis Database on: 12/30/2003 12:00:00 AM
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  1. Hors d'Oeuvres (8:37)
  2. The Same Old Rock (12:24)
  3. One Man Rock and Roll Band (7:23)
  4. Me and My Woman (13:01)
Roy Harper
Bass, Guitar, Piano, Keyboards, Saxophone, Vocals
S. Flavius Mercurius also known as Jimmy Page
David Bedford

Reviewed by Eric on 20 Feb 2004

Best known for his associations with Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd, Roy Harper produced this, his best work after moving from the UK to California. Go figure? This is one of the finest progressive folk albums ever recorded with strong references to Zep and Floyd and with Jimmy Page and David Bedford’s involvement how could you go wrong? Four long tracks of deep and emotional music with Harper’s robust guitar playing, Stormcock is a masterwork of folk rock and fans of John Martyn’s Solid Air and Al Stewart’s Modern Times would do well to pick up this album. Classic.