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That's Right: MAGMA, GONG, and early VANGELIS on FCC FREE RADIO

You’ve guessed it.

This Friday I’ll be spinning some of the early works of prog giants  MAGMA, GONG, and VANGELIS‘ 70’s prog outfit from Greece, … 35 more words

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Aphrodite's Child: New Greek Heroes

Aphrodite’s Child was a band that I discovered as I do a lot of music.  Accidentally.

A group from Greece, they were a heavy dose of psychedelic with a hint of Greek traditional folk in the melodies.   244 more words

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O lacrimă pentru Demis Roussos

Recent ne-a părăsit un mare artist, Demis Roussos. Melodiile lui mi-au încântat copilăria și adolescența, iar acum la a doua tinerețe, atunci când voiam să mă liniștesc, să mă binedispun sau pur și simplu să acult o muzică bună mă cufundam în continuare cu aceeași plăcere în ele. 863 more words

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O SÂMBĂTĂ MUZICALĂ... ÎN NEGRU

Moto: Prezentul meu e atât de trecut încât nu prea mai are vreun viitor (din „Cugetări în faţa oglinzii”)

Ieri l-au pus în mormânt pe un alt mare artist al generaţiei mele: DEMIS ROUSSOS (pe numele real: Artemios Ventouris-Roussos). 625 more words

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Aphrodite's Child and 'early Demis Roussos'

As Demis Roussos died earlier this week, I cast my mind back to his early success as part of pop-psych-prog-rock band Aphrodite’s Child  and listen again to their first album, 1968’s ‘End of the World.’ 498 more words

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R.I.P. Demis Roussos

Though he went on to much wider celebrity as a wildly popular solo act, Demis Roussos holds a spot importance to me is as singer and bassist of the Greek Prog group, Aphrodite’s Child, where he, and soon to be legendary composer Vangelis Papathanassiou, crafted beautiful arrangements that alternated between heavy, outrageous pomp (in the best way that only prog groups can) and subtle balladry. 39 more words

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