Roy Harper is something of an English music enigma, sure he could pick a mean guitar like his early ‘60s British folk contemporaries Bert Jansch, Davey Graham and Anne Briggs. However, a love of jazz, the beat poets, modern classical and earthy US blues and folk would always set him apart from it. Over the years he would prove to be an enduring influence on Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, Pete Townshend, Kate Bush, Pink Floyd whilst more recently he’s found a new audience via modern US alternative folkies Joanna Newsome and Fleet Foxes.
Throw in some deeply personal and political lyrics and you’ve got a major talent that’s always managed to operate outside the mainstream and yet somehow be a part of it…….So here at eil Towers we’d like to say “Hat’s off to Roy Harper!” by showing off our current Top 3 Roy Harper items in stock – to see the full collection click here
From the Telegraph American pop-punk veterans Green Day are no strangers to controversy. To some degree, it’s become their trade. Having led a revival of the genre in the early Nineties, the Californian trio left behind their identity as a bratty, irreverent bunch of green-haired, working-class jokers and fired a […]
Here at eil.com we realise not everyone’s pockets are sooo deep they can stump up the readies for that uber-collectable slab of vinyl, CD boxset, vintage memorabilia etc etc….with that in mind we’ve put together this new weekly ‘Top 3’ of some of the more affordable collectables that pass through […]
In the brave new world of endless choice there is an eclectic range of music now available at the touch of a button “Er, what kind of music do you usually have here?” Dan Ayckroyd’s character asks the woman behind the bar in the film The Blues Brothers. Her answer […]