The progressive rock trailblazers' fifth studio release was their first with producer Rodger Bain.
The event will return to London’s Underglobe, beneath Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, on 12 September.
The octogenarian English rock frontman has been an inspiration for decades, not just for his songwriting but for the fact that he can still look the part as well as sing it.
Hillage will have Gong as his backing band. “I need musicians of the highest calibre to make it all work properly", he says.
Of the signings, the Rush frontman said: “We just go out there and get to meet some fans and it’s a really nice vibe."
The keyboard legend will perform music from Yes, some of his solo material and songs by David Bowie and The Beatles and more.
In 1977, the group saluted what is now the longest-running TV football show in the world.
A new artist and a new record label were on people's lips in May 1973.
The first chapter in Gong’s ‘Radio Gnome Invisible’ trilogy, ‘Flying Teapot’ established the wayward mystique of this most idiosyncratic of bands.
The band's first album soared to US sales alone in excess of four million.
The jaunt kicks off in Annapolis on 21 September and concludes in Ridgefield, Connecticut, on 13 October.
It barely touched the UK chart, but the album is revered by fans as a Genesis landmark.
The Moodies hit their stride with a memorable fourth album in the final year of the 1960s.