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Stagg-SWF Session 1974-German Prog Rock,Fusion,Jazz-Rock-NEW CD

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Stagg-SWF Session 1974-German Prog Rock,Fusion,Jazz-Rock-NEW CD


Stagg ‎– Stagg
Label:
Long Hair

The history of the Long hair label starts with the release of recordings of more or less unknown bands from the late sixties/ early seventies, who run a band competition in former German radio station SWR (South West Broadcast) and received with the recordings a wider public. A few of them like My Solid Ground, Kraan, became famous and recorded a lot of albums on well known German Krautrock labels. Others like Coupla Prog, Puppenhaus, Papa Zoot or Jud´s Gallery played and recorded their music at the radio studio but received no official record deal and most of the band members started a career in an other profession.

STAGG, four guys from Frankfurt, all students are one of the very best who recorded at the SWF.

Well trained on their instruments flute and sax, organ and keyboard, guitar, bass, and drums STAGG recorded the five tracks, all in all about 40 minutes of amazing and extra ordinary music. They are a real gem! The music is full of energy, amazing melodies and surprise twists.

The sound is absolutely unique and reminds a mix of Gomorrha´s playing on their second album, a more rocking version of Thrice Mice but also of Jethro Tull in times of Benefit or Aqualung.

Two long tracks (each about ten minutes) which allowed the musicians to show their musical abilities with a surprising organ and keyboard sound, often unison with sax or flute, a rocking guitar with slightly Spanish interjections, very tight bass and drums playing with a drummer playing in "an always getting forward" style. This Frankfurt band played a lot of concerts in Frankfurt area but also Berlin, Munich, Hamburg or Cologne clubs. The music is really amazing and the melodies played by guitar, keyboard and flute and sax reach your heart and brain and after the album finishes, you will start to hear it again and again.

This is one of Long Hair´s finest albums ever. We are very proud to release it after seven years for searching for the guys who played this unique sound! CD comes with 24 pages booklet (vinyl album with gatefold sleeve and four sided full coloured insert) with band story, a lot of photos and other notes. The radio recordings were remastered and the sound is brilliant. Don´t miss this yet unknown but soon legendary sound. A MASTERPIECE!!!

 


Stagg ‎– Stagg
Label:
Long Hair ‎– LHC00214, Long Hair ‎– LHC214
Format:
CD, Album, Reissue, Remastered
Country:
Germany
Released:
2018
Genre:
Jazz, Rock
Style:
Krautrock, Prog Rock, Fusion, Jazz-Rock
Tracklist
1     Tortured Life     5:45
2     Wallfahrt     5:42
3     Restless     6:26
4     My Friend     10:33
5     Rush Hour     11:23
Companies, etc.

    Recorded At – Südwestfunkstudio U1
    Licensed From – SWR Media Services GmbH
    Licensed To – Malesch Records
    Licensed To – Long Hair

Credits

    Bass, Flute – Harald Wanka
    Drums – Ulli Ost
    Electric Guitar [El. Guitar], Acoustic Guitar [Ac. Guitar], Lead Vocals – Manfred A. Weisz
    Engineer [Recording Engineer] – Franz Wagner (2)
    Organ, Synthesizer, Vocals – Joël Weser
    Painting [Cover Painting By] – Helmut Wenske
    Photography By [Photos By] – Rudi Weser
    Producer [Produced By] – SWF*
    Recording Supervisor [Recording Supervision] – Roland Schaeffer
    Remastered By – Jörg Scheuermann
    Saxophone [Saxes], Flute [Flutes] – Freddy Höhn
    Written-By [All Titles By] – Stagg

Notes
Recorded at SWF-Studio U1, Baden-Baden, Germany January 11th, 1974.
Produced by SWF, nowadays SWR, ©1974
Licensed by SWR Media Services GmbH for Malesch Records/ Long Hair, 2018
Barcode and Other Identifiers

    Barcode (Text): 4 035177 002140
    Barcode: 4035177002140
    Rights Society: GEMA
    Label Code: LC 11329


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