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Northern Sky Vaults is now a fortnightly radio show with accompanying reviews, features, interviews and photographs here on the website. The show is uploaded here on the first of the month, then again around the middle of the month and stays on the website for the rest of the year. The previous...

Number 268

S.E. Rogie - Palm Wine Guitar Music (Cooking Vinyl Cook 010) Although Palm Wine Guitar Music was released in 1988, the songs were recorded between 1960 and 1969 in Freetown, Sierra Leone and Montrovia, Liberia, not only in mono, but 'glorious mono' according to the sleeve notes. Comparing his music...

Number 98

Peter Gabriel - Games Without Frontiers (Charisma CB354 - 1980) Peter Gabriel was well into his solo career after leaving Genesis, when he scored with this, his biggest hit so far. Lifted from his third self-titled album, with a slight change to what might be perceived as offensive lyrics, Games...

Number 441 - 15.11.17

Theme Tune: Put It Where You Want It - The Crusaders (Groove Crusade) Kanemo - Orchestre Les Mangelepa (Last Band Standing) Twist With the Morning Stars - SE Rogie (Palm Wine Guitar Music) Dissa - Trio Da Kali (Trio Da Kali EP) Interview - Rafiki Jazz Games Without Frontiers - Peter Gabriel (Single...

Number 440 - 01.11.17

Theme Tune: Put It Where You Want It - The Crusaders (Groove Crusade) Sunrise Laughing - Hope and Social (Single) Jhooli Laal Qalander - Rafiki Jazz (Har Dam Sahara) Nothing Rhymed - Martin Carthy (Because It's There) Does This Train Stop on Merseyside - Amsterdam (Single) Andy Kershaw - Interview...

Number 267

Martin Carthy - Because It's There (Topic 12TS389) Keith Morris's cover shot of Martin Carthy's tenth album BECAUSE IT'S THERE, features a healthy looking thirty-something enjoying the simple outdoor pursuit of rambling, leaning on a stick by an English country stream. Could there be a more...

Number 97

Bob Marley and the Wailers - No Woman, No Cry (Island WIP6244 - 1974) My own personal introduction to the music of Bob Marley was through the Old Grey Whistle Test in the early 1970s, although my love for reggae started much earlier through the singles of Desmond Decker, Dave and Ansil Collins and...

Number 266

The Incredible String Band - The 5000 Spirits Or The Layers Of The Onion (Elektra EUKS 7257) Like most late Sixties albums, I don't precisely recall when I first heard them, more than likely sometime in the early Seventies, when my attention had shifted from pop 45s to more adult oriented rock...

Number 96

The Nice - America (Immediate IM068 - 1968) Returning once again to memories of 'Progressive Rock Night' held every Monday at the Top Rank in Doncaster throughout the early 1970s, I distinctly recall a handful of regular tracks being played every week without fail. One of those records that the DJ...

Number 439 - 15.10.17

Theme Tune: Put It Where You Want It - The Crusaders (Groove Crusade) Jump in the Water - 19th Street Band (The Things That Matter) Heartbreaker - Brother Roy (Last Man Standing) Missing Part - Mining Co (Mountain Fire) Silent's the Night Wind - Dan Raza (Two) Chinese White - The Incredible String...

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