PETTERSON, TOBIAS/ULF HENNINGSON (EDITOR) - The Encyclopedia of Swedish Progressive Music 1967-1979
Subtitled: From Psychedelic Experiments to Political Propaganda. Incredibly nice looking hardcover book, in English-only, that totally lives up to expectations in regards to documenting the Swedish musical underground, 1967-1979. Includes a Baby Grandmothers bonus live CD (recorded 1967, completely different content than the recent Subliminal Sounds release). 236 pages, amazing artist photos & perfect quality printing. "This lavishly illustrated discography is the definitive statement on Swedens legendary progressive music movement during its most flourishing and innovative period -- from 1967 all the way through the 1970s. It has become one of the most important areas among record collectors all over the world. Meticulously researched, the book guides you through every single artist and group that ever had a progressive record released on major labels as well as the small independent offerings. They are presented in detail along with all the individual musicians that made it all happen. It covers the fuzz guitar groups, the experimental bands, the power trios, the radical political groups and the psychedelic acts. Early pioneers like International Harvester, Made In Sweden, Hansson & Karlsson and Mecki Mark Men paved the way for renowned acts like November, Tr_ɬ§d, Gr_ɬ§s & Stenar, Hoola Bandoola Band, Bl_ɬ• T_ɬ•get, Nationalteatern and Kebnekajse, as well as the mavericks of Knutna N_ɬ§var and R_ɬ§vjunk. All are included, as well as highly collectable acts like Radiom_ɬ_bel, Taste of Blues, Gandalf and Epizootic. This superbly produced full-color book presents all the essential facets of 400 artists and their records with a collectors valuation guide for the original vinyl records and with all sleeves lovingly depicted! Albums, EPs and singles, as well as all international releases are included! An exclusive BONUS CD is included inside the book! Its a previously unreleased 32-minute recording by Baby Grandmothers, from the legendary Club Filips in Stockholm, 1967." - Premium.
- Regular price $50.00