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
…..’Loaded’ the fourth and final long player from the Velvets is to be given a 45th anniversary deluxe makeover, here’s our current Top 5 V.U. items currently in stock…. To see more Velvet Underground items be sure to check eil.com, for full list click here Related
From the Guardian Featuring vocals from Benjamin Clementine, this futurist gospel track warns of the corrosive influence of big business on politics. Who could they be talking about? The bad news? This week sees a misogynist, climate-denying authoritarian sworn in as the next president of the United States. The good […read more…]
*Sing this* “You say you want a revolution, well, you know, we all want to change the world.” This year it’s all fire and brimstone politicking, mudslinging and how someone’s going to make us great again. I thought we were actually pretty good, police reform and ending the war on […read more…]