Roy Harper is something of an English music enigma, sure he could pick a mean guitar like his early ‘60s British folk contemporaries Bert Jansch, Davey Graham and Anne Briggs. However, a love of jazz, the beat poets, modern classical and earthy US blues and folk would always set him apart from it. Over the years he would prove to be an enduring influence on Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, Pete Townshend, Kate Bush, Pink Floyd whilst more recently he’s found a new audience via modern US alternative folkies Joanna Newsome and Fleet Foxes.
Throw in some deeply personal and political lyrics and you’ve got a major talent that’s always managed to operate outside the mainstream and yet somehow be a part of it…….So here at eil Towers we’d like to say “Hat’s off to Roy Harper!” by showing off our current Top 3 Roy Harper items in stock – to see the full collection click here
Our buyers, Stephen [aka Syd] & Glen, will be in Soho, Central London tomorrow, Saturday 22nd August to appraise for free and buy on the day your mint Vinyl Records, CDs & items of Pop ‘n Rock Memorabilia. Find us at the Sohost Building 8 Berwick Street, London W1F 0PH – […read more…]
Label LuckyMe reveal that they “were asked to look into a vinyl spec for Yeezus” U.K.-based LuckyMe Records shared what would have been the vinyl packaging for Kanye West’s Yeezusrecord (via Pitchfork). Only released as a CD, the original album art for Yeezus was of a clear CD case that had […read more…]
Reissues storm the market. 2015 will go down as the first year in which total reissue sales overtook those of current releases. According to Nielsen Soundscan, physical catalogue albums – defined as any release over 18 months old – shifted 71.2m units compared with 65.8m units for current albums. To […read more…]