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Courting The Aliens?

Agincourt was a late 60s psychedelic folk band consisting of John Ferdinando, Peter Howell and Lee Menelaus. They privately pressed their only album Fly Away in 1970 on their Merlin label. The band broke up when Howell began working as a sound engineer for the BBC, shaping the now iconic music for Doctor

National Nineties Day!

This year’s National Album Day celebrations are 1990s themed, so what better way to reintroduce our dedicated 90s pop label 90/9. Committed to the best of pop music from the decade. The imprint’s label release is by Dannii Minogue, whose 25th anniversary edition of her

TKO – Round 1!

Back in the Sixties, he was nicknamed 'The Godfather Of Ska' - and with good reason. Laurel Aitken was one of the most successful Jamaican musicians and writers of his day, with a prolific output. Ranging from R&B, Ska and Rocksteady to the Skinhead Reggae of the late 60s

TKO – Round 2!

An American hard rock/heavy metal band from Seattle, TKO were formed in 1977, centred around vocalist Brad Sinsel. We’re now the proud custodians of TKO’s recorded output, including the albums  Let It Roll (1979), In Your Face (1984) and Below The Belt (1986), as well as related demos and live material. We also represent Brad’s

Autumn Harvest

Formed in 1966, Barclay James Harvest remain one of the most successful progressive rock bands of all time, with a massive worldwide following and vast back catalogue. In April 1968, their first single 'Early Morning'was released on Parlophone before they were signed to EMI’s progressive label Harvest (named

Grapes Of Worth

Grapefruit were a London-based band of the late 1960s, assembled by Terry Doran (who worked for The Beatles’ Apple Publishing business). Their music was a blend of 1960s rock/pop and psychedelia, using effects such as phasers and vocoders alongside classical arrangements. Their recorded output included

Fancy Feeling Good?

Initially formed as a studio outfit by seasoned producer Mike Hurst, Fancy scored with their very first single, a cover of The Troggs' 'Wild Thing', which reached No. 14 in the US charts in 1974. This prompted the formation of a proper band, which duly recorded two albums, Wild Thing and Something

Australian Aura

Co-founded by an old friend of Cherry Red’s, Martin Clarke, the Perth-based label Clarion was one of the most successful independents operating in Australia from the early 1960s to the late 1970s, releasing over 100 singles and a handful of albums. Among the acts on Clarion were The

Casino Classics

The Casinos was a nine-member white doo-wop group from Cincinnatti, Ohio, led by Gene Hughes. Although they were best-known for their 1967 hit 'Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye', today’s tune is their 1964 track ‘That’s The Way’, an uptempo R&B number which was recently used in the new Amazon Prime sports drama series Fifteen Love. The recording

Let’s Get Physical

Howard Jones should need no introduction. Back in the 1980s, he notched up a string of catchy, memorable synth-pop hits on both sides of the Atlantic. And he is still extremely active to this day. Cherry Red are the proud custodians of recordings from the first decade of Howard's career (1983-1993). Included