progressive rock Tag

Nektar Of The Gods

Nektar are an English prog rock band who formed in Germany in 1969, by Roye Albrighton, Allan "Taff" Freemon, Derek "Mo" Moore" and Ron Howden. They were prolific in their early years, releasing numerous albums across the 70s and even making a fan out of Joy Division’s Ian

Crazy Brown Sound

Forever associated with his 1968 chart-topper ‘Fire’, the once crazy Arthur Brown is an old friend of Cherry Red’s. We represent most of his catalogue dating back more than a half century, from the mid-60s onwards. In addition to his albums under the Kingdom Come name from the early 70s (popular

Gong But Not Forgotten

Gong were an Anglo-French progressive rock band who incorporated elements of jazz and space rock into their music. Formed in Paris in 1967 by Daevid Allen and Gylli Smyth, the collective has featured musicians such as Steve Hillage, Bill Laswell, Theo Travis and Hawkwind’s Tim Blake. Cherry

Bring On The Broughtons!

We're proud to announce the acquisition of four albums by legendary progressive rock act The Edgar Broughton Band: Bandages (1975), Parlez-Vous English? (1979), Live Hits Harder! (1979) and Superchip (1982).   In related news, Cherry Red also represent the rights to five albums by occasional Broughton Creepy John Thomas, who made two collectable prog LPs in 1969/70, Creepy John Thomas and Brother

Spirit Of The 70s

UK Progressive Rock from the early 1970s is a big part of Cherry Red's world and we're pleased to be acquiring new rights from that golden era.   If you're interested in albums by pre-Alex Harvey band Tear Gas (pictured), Brian Davison's Every Which Way, Day Of Phoenix, Irish band Light, Samurai, Paul Brett, Bond & Brown, Monument, Blue

Spirit Of The 70s

Cherry Red are now the proud custodians of some key back catalogue by legendary West Coast psychedelic band Spirit.   Although not released until 1981, The Adventures of Kaptain Kopter & Commander Cassidy in Potato Land was actually recorded in the early 1970s by key Spirit members Randy California and Ed Cassidy.    Long consider a cult classic,

Zior & Monument

Cherry Red are now the proud representatives of three legendary rarities from the early 70s Progressive Rock boom.   Originally issued on the Nepentha label in 1971, Zior's sole eponymous LP hinged around the talents of multi-instrumentalist Keith Bonsor, with productions duties from Peter Lee Stirling

Cherry Red acquire classic early Curved Air catalogue

Back in the early Seventies, Curved Air were one of the most popular, hard-working bands on the Prog Rock circuit. Fronted by striking singer Sonja Kristina and including a rock violinist Darryl Way, they issued a succession of best-selling albums between 1970 and 1973: Air

Cherry Red represent albums by 70s prog rockers Unicorn

Cherry Red's Prog Rock catalogue continues to grow with albums by Seventies band Unicorn. Produced by Pink Floyd guitarist Dave Gilmour, Unicorn fused Prog with American Country Rock influences across LPs Blue Pine Trees (1974), Too Many Crooks (1976) and One More Tomorrow (1977). Among

Cherry Red present Patto repertoire

Cult favourites on the Prog Rock scene of the early 1970s, Patto were fronted by Mike Patto, ably assisted by noted guitarist Ollie Halsall. For many years, their three highly coveted albums for Vertigo and Island have been unavailable - until now. Patto (1970), Hold