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
Ain’t nothing but a jazz thing here at eil.com this week with a vast array of top jazz rare vinyl and CDs coming through the doors, here’s a few to whet your jazz whistle, see them all in our Jazz collectors store. Tonton Macoute – Tonton Macoute: Rare and in demand […]
From Louder Sound. The first new music from Yes featuring Anderson Rabin Wakeman has been aired and has subsequently appeared on the Internet. Trevor Rabin appeared as a guest on former Sex Pistols’ guitarist Steve Jones’ LA radio show Jonesy’s Jukebox on 17 July, during which he played a new song called Fragile. […]
From Al Horner, FACT Magazine The Starman hid even more surprises in the vinyl release of his final album. In May, it was discovered that if you expose the vinyl release of David Bowie‘s final album Blackstar to light, it reveals the image of a galaxy. However, the man who designed […]