Tag Archives: 1972 albums

12 ALBUMS FROM 1972 YOU MAY WELL BE ABLE TO LIVE WITHOUT

Everyone is not a winner, nor did every 1972 album made the cut for 72 From ’72. Here is a selection of from the early scratchings. * If you plan to review any of these classics, do let us know. In the meantime, which would you snap up at your local charity shop?  

1972 COUNTDOWN… #72 — #70

A new year, another trawl through some favourite fifty-year old albums, records that still have some pep in their step and are worth a listen for more than nostalgic reasons. Not to denigrate nostalgia, of course. Perfectly valid reason to look up an old friend. The VC holding from 1972 is edging towards the three […]

GREEN AND SUBMARINE

The first inkling that scuba diving was perhaps not going to be my new favourite thing came when I experienced an anxiety attack in the training pool. Spending the rest of the lesson sitting in the shallow end staring through a thin layer of chlorinated water above my head and trying to breath slowly and […]

DARK SIDE OF THE VALLEY

When you think about the world-straddling colossus they became in the latter half of the 70s, it is easy to forget that Pink Floyd started life as just one spray of colour in the kaleidoscope of Swinging London. Like many bands of the 60s, Pink Floyd embraced side projects and commissions. After all, it was […]