Sweet Sue - Various - The Golden Keyboard (Vinyl, LP)
Mostly in gatefold cover, but in some with a single cover. Fox On The Run Taiwan This record is actually a Desolation Boulevard LP, but Sweet Sue - Various - The Golden Keyboard (Vinyl Taiwan the front cover shows the inner design of the gatefold version and on the backside there are the lyrics.
Very rare! The Japanese one has the extra track "Action". Aimez-Vous Les Yeux Noirs? Japan Side 1 : 1 Side 2 : 1. Australian Chart Book — ISBN Hung Medien.
Australian Chart Book — illustrated ed. St Ives, N. It was recorded in two sessions. Reissued as BD A-5 - Dennis Day Sings! Reissued as Capitol J BD - Favoritos - Andy Russell  78rpm album only, 4-record set. BD - Favorite Hymns - St. Luke's Choristers . CE - St. Easy Piano. Torch Song. The Flight of the Bumblebee - Bb Instrument. Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai. That Sunday, That Summer. Cole, Nat King.
Jones, Isham. Over the Rainbow Variations. Blue Skies. Berlin, Irving. Louis Armstrong. Sue, dry your pretty eyes of blue, tears were never meant for you, smile awhile please do. It's Rick Wakeman who plays, but the melody Sweet Sue - Various - The Golden Keyboard (Vinyl very trivial and not skipping it is very hard. It's probably a first Sweet Sue - Various - The Golden Keyboard (Vinyl of the newage to come.
With "Glory Boys" we are in the deep of the 80s. This song has some in common with Camel's "The Cloak And The Dagger Man" for what concerns the sound and the tempo, but it's not as good as the Latimer's one. In the instrumental part we can appreciate some good fast fingers, but it's all. Why writing something like this? Not bad, effectively, but too few to raise the rating. The following "The Dancer" doesn't have much to do with what one can expect from Wakeman but listened today is not as bad as it was appearing to my prog ears in Rick remebers to be Rick Wakeman with "Elgin Mansions".
It's a sweet piano solo and the only thing on this album which reminds to Six Wives but also to the intro of "Twij". A track which deserves to be listened to. The piano part Sweet Sue - Various - The Golden Keyboard (Vinyl interrupts it in the middle is very good, but it "interrupts" the song more than being part of it. Also this song would have had a different flavour if sung by Jon Anderson. In brief, it's still a quite good album but it has some very weak moments.
I'd like to rate it with three stars, but honestly I can't. Also the definition "Fans only" doesn't apply much. A fan, knowing what Wakeman is capable of, can be very disappointed listening to an album of this kind. Dated arrangement and little-inspired compositions don't deserve more than 2 stars. Try to escape this record - plastic sound, flat melodies, lack of emotions and bad production are not what a prog fan needs. Even ironical Ghost of a rock'n'roll star doesn't save this poor record.
Nothing here reminds of the man who has created 6 Wives, Arthur or Criminal Record Although, this is not Rick Wakeman's very best. Had this album "Silent Nights" been done by any other obscure artist, I would say that it is quite good for an 80's progressive output. I know that it's hard to except this as a Rick Wakeman a You must be a forum member to post a LP), please register here if you are not.
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