VAN DER GRAAF GENERATOR

VAN DER GRAAF GENERATOR

It’s the 40th anniversary of VdGG! Here’s a great live set of theirs from ’71. It’s strange that the sound quality of the live bonus tracks on all the VdGG album reissues blow bigtime, dysentery but this sounds much better than any of them.

In a recent interview on Dutch radio I heard with Peter Hammill recently, cardiology he mentioned that the band played a live version of their 20-minute epic “A Plague Of Lighthouse Keepers” only five or six times before permanently retiring it. This set was one of those few times –

Van Der Graaf Generator – Lighthouse Keepers: London ’71 (ZIP file)

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  1. pesya says:

    happy anniversary! vdgg has always been one of my favorite things. peter hammill even more so.