Classic Vinyl

Classic Vinyl: Nantucket [AUDIO]
Nantucket formed in Jacksonville, North Carolina in 1969 and quickly became a popular cover band. Although these guys never became a household name, they would go on to tour across the country with some of the biggest names in rock & roll.
Classic Vinyl: Nektar – Remember the Future [FULL ALBUM]
Nektar was an English prog rock band from Germany, whose psychedelic rock albums earned the band a small but growing cult following.  However, the release of Remember the Future in 1973 would propel Nektar into popularity in the United States.  For the first time on Sam Talkington's C…
Classic Vinyl: Triumvirat – Spartacus [AUDIO]
If you're a prog rock fanatic, you won't want to pass up this edition of Classic Vinyl.  We're taking a closer looks at Spartacus, released in 1975 by the German trio Triumvirat.  This album is considered by many to be a progressive rock masterpiece by a band commonly referr…
Classic Vinyl: Captain Beyond [AUDIO]
Captain Beyond was a rock band with progressive influences that formed in Los Angeles, California in 1971.  The original lineup included members of Deep Purple, Iron Butter, Rick Derringer and Johnny Winter, which resulted in a great self-titled album released in 1972.
Classic Vinyl: Blind Faith [AUDIO]
Blind Faith were one of classic rock's first "Supergroups," and consisted of Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker, Steve Winwood and Ric Grech.  In fact, some people even referred to the band as "super Cream." Their only self-titled album not only hit the #1 spot for Pop Album in both the…
Classic Vinyl: Black Sabbath, “Born Again” [AUDIO]
Sam Talkington has shown us a lot of cool album covers since we started collecting Classic Vinyls, so now it's time for an ugly one. Steve Joule is the one responsible for the horrendous album cover of Black Sabbath's "Born Again", the band's 11th studio album releas…
Classic Vinyl: Alice Cooper’s “School’s Out” [AUDIO]
School's Out is the fifth studio album by Alice Cooper, and was released in 1972.  You can still hear the title track on many radio stations today, but you certainly won't find an album cover like this on anymore.  The album sleeve, created to look like a school desk, had a littl…
Classic Vinyl: Steppenwolf Live
Steppenwolf Live was one of five live albums released by Steppenwolf.  Released in 1970, the album reached #7 on the rock charts in the United States,  and included popular songs like "Magic Carpet Ride" and "Born To Be Wild."
Classic Vinyl: Uriah Heep’s “Demons and Wizards” [AUDIO]
Uriah Heep's progressive/heavy metal fusion, massive keyboards sound, and strong vocal harmonies made them one of the classic heavy metal bands of the 1970s.  "Demons and Wizards" was their most successful album in the United States, and both critics and fanss consider the album as "d…

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