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"Dig This!"- Episode Three- The Saga of ESP Disk Records- Bill Mesnik and Rich Buckland Unravel the Musical Strings That Made ESP Disk Sing- This Remarkably Innovative Label Gave Birth To The Fugs, Pearls Before Swine and Intense Free Form Jazz- Dig This!

Dedicated to the memory of Leon Mesnik – May 4, 1919 – October 28, 2015.

Posted 11/08/2015 11:15 PM

ESP Disk Sampler- Sides 1 & 2 - 42 Excerpts -Bernard Stollman Founded This Uncommon Record Label In '63 Releasing a Prolific Assortment of Jazz (Improvisational and Modern) Folk and Poetry - Featured are Bud Powell, Sun Ra, Pearls Before Swine & Many More

Side A: 1) Pearls Before Swine/ 2) Pharoah Sanders/ 3) Noah Howard Quintet/ 4) Milford Graves/ 5) Albert Ayler/ 6) Corso, Ferlinghetti and Others/ 7) Henry Grimes Trio/ 8) Burton Green Quartet/ 9)Sunny Murray/ 10) Bob James Trio/ 11) Marion Brown Quartet/ 12)Patty Waters/ 13) NY Art Quartet

Posted 03/10/2014 07:00 PM

The Godz - 'Radar Eyes' - Heralded As The Worst Band Of All Time By Some and Seminal Pioneers By Others - From The 1967 ESP Disk LP 'Godz 2'

Godz. Not the metal deal that stirred things up in Ohio in ’76. Nah. These cats were addressing a primitive structure back in the NY heat of ’66, way before the revolution of Punk and after the eerie experiments of John Cage. Lester Bangs wrote about them, keeping the Godly conversation alive.

Posted 04/24/2013 08:16 PM