Monday, June 13, 2005

Satan's Holiday!




Earthquake c/w Satan's Holiday (1965), a US-only release on Titan as by The Lancasters, was actually a one-off guitar instrumental produced in London by the indomitable Kim Fowley and featured guitar pyrotechnics by a young and impecunious Ritchie Blackmore.
"Satan's Holiday" is a fine, menacing tune, with part of the songwriting credit going to James Phelge, the Rolling Stones' friend honored by half of the Nanker-Phelge pseudonym the Stones used on early group compositions !
PS: Of course, the melody is taken from Edvard Grieg's Peer Gynt (In the hall of the mountain king)

The Lancasters - Satan's Holiday

The Lancasters - Earthshaker


5 Comments:

Blogger mrdantefontana said...

Cool! I've heard about Lancasters - but never actually heard them. Thanks.

11:54 PM  
Blogger Reverend Frost said...

My job :)

10:56 AM  
Blogger Howlin' Zebra said...

Hi! I tried to download the 2 songs by The Lancasters (I had been lookin' for them for a loooong time) but I'm not able to do it 'cause it seems that the number of downloads has been exceeded.
Is there anyway I can get them?
Thanx so much ;-)

10:46 AM  
Blogger Howlin' Zebra said...

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10:49 AM  
Blogger Reverend Frost said...

There's always a solution....send me an email :)

11:59 AM  

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