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Latest news: I am finished with the second edition of The Strawberry Bricks Guide To Progressive Rock! I am now looking for the "celebrity introduction." The new edition features more additions to the timeline, interviews with musicians from all over the globe, and is edited, proofread and fact-checked! Due in April 2017. Thank you to everyone involved!

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The Strawberry Bricks Guide to Progressive Rock

Revised and Expanded edition, coming in April 2017!

Pink Floyd 1965

"To mark 50 years since the tracks were recorded, Pink Floyd have released a limited edition set of two 7" singles, containing the band's first recordings. Entitled Pink Floyd 1965 – Their First Recordings, the songs include Syd Barrett compositions Lucy Leave, Double O Bo, Remember Me, and Butterfly, coupled with Roger Waters' Walk With Me Sydney, and I'm A King Bee by Slim Harpo. The band lineup was the original quartet of Syd Barrett, Roger Waters, Nick Mason and Richard Wright, augmented by Rado Klose on guitar, and, on Walk With Me Sydney, Juliette Gale on backing vocals.

Dreams & Absurdities

Artist: Dave Sturt
Label: Esoteric Antenna
Catalog#: EANTCD 1056
Format: CD
Country: UK
Released: 2015-10-30

Rush R40 Live

Rush releases its R40 Live concert set, November 20th. Here's a real gem:

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Je Suis Paris

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Space Fusion Odyssey > Turner, Nik

Artist: Nik Turner
Label: Purple Pyramid
Catalog#: CLP-2303-1
Format: Vinyl
Country: UK
Released: 2015-10-30

Harmonia: The Complete Works

Teaser video from Groenland Records to celebrate the release of the career-spanning Harmonia box set.

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Rodolfo Maltese, RIP

A member of Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso since 1972, guitarist Rodolfo Maltese passed away on Saturday, October 3rd. Rest in peace, Rudy.

Gong Reissues

In announcing the upcoming Universal Records Gong Trilogy box set, please note that the surviving members of Gong discourage purchase of the upcoming Charly Records box sets:

The Man, The Music > Hackett, Steve

Artist: Steve Hackett
Label: Wienerworld Ltd.
Catalog#: WNRD2592
Format: DVD
Country: UK
Released: 2015-09-07

VDGG Refugees video

Recently discovered promo video for Van Der Graaf Generator's "Refugees". Even the band doesn't remember it!

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