A catalogue that has attracted thousands of interpretations inspires uDiscover Music's look at ten of the best covers of George's timeless work.
Gong’s ‘Shamal’ was a transitional LP, bridging between the stewardships of visionary Australian Daevid Allen and the prodigiously talented Pierre Moerlen.
Steve Hillage was part of Gong’s formative years, recording the ‘Radio Gnome Trilogy’ with Daevid Allen. “It left an indelible mark on me,” he says.
Arguably Gong’s finest album, ‘You’ was the third and final instalment in their beloved Radio Gnome Trilogy, bringing Zero The Hero’s story to a close.
Recorded live in Sheffield and London, the second ‘Greasy Truckers’ live album features early performances from prog legends Camel and Gong.
With many members of the original Gong line-up returning, their 2009 album, ‘2032’, presented a fresh take on the band’s much-loved Radio Gnome Trilogy.
The albums' new editions include bonus discs featuring live and previously unreleased studio recordings.
Coinciding with their 50th anniversary, it's curated by former member Steve Hillage and has the full involvement of original band members.
Hillage will have Gong as his backing band. “I need musicians of the highest calibre to make it all work properly", he says.
The first chapter in Gong’s ‘Radio Gnome Invisible’ trilogy, ‘Flying Teapot’ established the wayward mystique of this most idiosyncratic of bands.
In the spring of 1978, Ritchie Blackmore's band scored their highest-debuting UK album to date.
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The 1975 album was the record that paved the way for the prog frontiersman's top ten success with 'L.'
Andy Anderson, former drummer for the Cure and session musician for Iggy Pop, Hawkwind and more, has died at the age of 68.
Hillage will be joined on the dates by the current line-up of his former band Gong.