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    Wednesday, 11 June 2008

    Recorded in 1969 (when they were called Foehammer), two years before their sole LP "Under the Tree” (which can be found at Time Has Told Me), "Legend of the Dreamstones", shows the band in a more prog/psych direction. Electric guitar riffs and more rock instrumentation are the main differences - vocals are kind of "shy" and there are still trolls, rivermen and ladies as in "Under the Tree". Although "Legend..." saw the light of day in 2004-5, is now out-of-print and seems there are no plans of a reissue. I think that the main reason may be the low quality of the recordings (which could be called lousy - but this shouldn't stop the lovers of british hippy-folk of the 60s to listen to it).

    Perhaps no way-obscure early-'70s British folk-rock band is as over-represented on CD as Shide & Acorn, who released just one album in the early '70s, which itself was a privately pressed LP given away to friends. Not only did that album ... Read more »
    Category: Psyche/Garage/Folk | Views: 3351 | Added by: RainyDaySponge | Date: 11 June 2008 | Rating: 5.0/1


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