1973 Albums

Wintrup > Kraan

Artist: Kraan
Label: Spiegelei
Catalog#: 28 523-9 U
Format: Vinyl
Country: Germany
Released: 1973
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Formed in 1970 in their native Ulm, Kraan first migrated to Berlin before eventually settling at an artists’ commune in Wintrup in late 1971. Nestled deep in the idyllic Teutoburg Forest, the close quarters further shaped the band’s intuition for each other as musicians; Kraan lived their music. The band featured the superb instrumental talents of bassist Hellmut Hattler, saxophonist Johannes “Alto” Pappert and brothers Jan (Fride) on drums and Peter (Wolbrandt) on guitar and vocals.

Yessongs > Yes

Artist: Yes
Label: Atlantic
Catalog#: SD 3-100
Format: Vinyl
Country: United States
Released: 1973-05

Z=7L > Zao

Artist: ZAO
Label: Vertigo
Catalog#: 6499 738
Format: Vinyl
Country: France
Released: 1973

Zarathustra > Museo Rosenbach

Artist: Museo Rosenbach
Label: Ricordi
Catalog#: SMRL 6113
Format: Vinyl
Country: Italy
Released: 1973
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Museo Rosenbach were another Ligurian band, formed from the legendary Il Sistemi by guitarist Enzo Merogno and Leonard Lagorio in 1972. But Lagorio eventually dropped out (forming Celeste with another Il Sistemi alumnus, Ciro Perrino), and Merogno teamed up with Giancarlo Golzi on drums, Alberto Moreno on bass, Pit Corradi on keyboards and Stefano Galifi on vocals. The band's debut album, Zarathustra, takes its concept from Nietzsche's Also sprach Zarathustra and was released on the Dischi Ricordi label.

Zin-Zin > Sun Treader

Artist: Sun Treader
Label: Island Records
Catalog#: HELP 13
Format: Vinyl
Country: UK
Released: 1973