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
Marti Pellow releases a new solo album called Mysterious. Featuring a horn section from Tower Of Power, also Stevie Wonder’s rhythm section. There’s a box set edition that includes an interview disc and postcards. Collecting back catalogue, rare records & CDs from Marti and Wet Wet Wet? Find them […]
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. Lester Young -Lester’s Here: Very rare 1956 US 12-track mono […]
So what makes this self-titled 1971 UK psychedelic LP so damn rare and collectable? Firstly, anything remotely psychedelic gets record collectory types all hot under the collar, recent years have seen music/records in this genre soar in price, so much so that any lightweight ’60s/’70s record containing the merest hint […]