29 March, 2013

Playlist - 30 March 2013 (Easter Saturday)

For Easter Saturday a special show featuring Camel recorded live in concert with their instrumental concept album "The Snow Goose".  It's happy birthday this weekend to keyboardist Thijs van Leer (Focus) and Oz rock legend Billy Thorpe. And R.I.P. the talented Australian guitarist Kevin Peek who passed away a few weeks ago, and who made his name during the early 1980's with the classical-rock group Sky (formed by the Australian classical guitarist John Williams).

Unitopia    So far away + Don’t give up love (2008) (The Garden)
Marillion    Dreamy street + This train is my life + Essence + Wrapped up in time (2008) (Happiness Is The Road)
Renaissance    A song for all seasons (1978) (A Song For All Seasons)
Billy Thorpe and the Aztecs    Most people I know think that I’m crazy (1972) (The Complete Havoc Singles 1971-1973)
Billy Thorpe    Children of the sun (1979) (Children Of The Sun)
Sky    Westway (1979) (Sky)
Sky    Chiropedie No.1 (1981) (Sky 3)
Sky    Sahara (live, 1983) (Sky 5 Live)
Kevin Peek    Drifting (1982) (Life And Other Games)
The James Taylor Move    Magic eyes (1967)  (single only / Peculiar Hole In The Sky: Pop-Psych From Down Under)
Focus    Sylvia (1973) (Focus 3)
Thijs van Leer    Focus 2 (1972) (Introspection)
Ben Craven    Diabolique + Nobody dies forever Pt.1 + Aquamarine (2011) (Great And Terrible Potions)
G. Wayne Thomas    The morning of the earth (1972) (The Morning Of The Earth)
Camel    The Snow Goose (live, 1975) (A Live Record)

More SKY?  Take a look at their fairly hilarious videoclip from 1980 for their top 10 hit Toccata. (Arranged by Peek)

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