Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Mike Heron, 1971

... this nearly forgotten LP of London rock circa 1971 should have been huge. Among the A-list friends gathered to support Mike Heron -- the guitarist, singer and songwriter of the Incredible String Band -- on his solo outing are Richard Thompson, Steve Winwood, John Cale of The Velvet Underground (then in the middle of making the Nico record), Ronnie Lane, Elton John and members of The Who...

NPR has drawn a bead on this "Shadow Classic"... their coverage includes three full song excerpts that are great to listen to!

NPR : An All-Star Rock Jam That Transcends Egos

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