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Songs for Oblivion Fishermen
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Songs for Oblivion Fishermen
Genres: World Music, Jazz, Rock, Classic Rock
 
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1998 compilation on the Hux label featuring exclusive andpreviously unreleased recordings from their BBC Radio Onesessions, 1970-1974. 73 minutes long, the collectioncontains 12 tracks, including 'If I Could Do It All Over...  more »

      
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All Artists: Caravan
Title: Songs for Oblivion Fishermen
Members Wishing: 4
Total Copies: 0
Label: Indie Europe/Zoom
Release Date: 1/6/2009
Album Type: Import
Genres: World Music, Jazz, Rock, Classic Rock
Styles: Europe, British Isles, Progressive, Progressive Rock, Album-Oriented Rock (AOR)
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1

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1998 compilation on the Hux label featuring exclusive andpreviously unreleased recordings from their BBC Radio Onesessions, 1970-1974. 73 minutes long, the collectioncontains 12 tracks, including 'If I Could Do It All OverAgain, I'd Do It All Over You' and 'As I Feel I Die'.

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Caravan - 'Songs For The Oblivion Fisherman' (Hux)
Mike Reed | USA | 10/04/2004
(4 out of 5 stars)

"The title of this release should have simply been 'BBC Sessions' to avoid any confusion.I mean,an old fan of the group COULD mistake this for a 'new' band studio release.Either way,'Songs For...' should satisfy any Caravan follower,as it has a total of twelve tracks that are either in the studio,a radio broadcast or performed live(seemingly without an audience).All tunes come from the 1970-74 era.To me,Caravan has always seemed to have been,if you would call it that,sophisticated progressive.Tunes that I thought stood out are "If I Could Do It","In The Land Of Grey And Pink" and their fifteen minute signature epic "For Richard"(possibly Caravan's best song ever).If you want to explore the band's history a bit,you might want to consider checking out their older material first,lp's like their self-titled debut,'Cunning Stunts' and 'Girls Who Grow Plump...'.Should appeal to fans of Gentle Giant,Soft Machine,The Strawbs and Camel."