Tag archive for David Paramor

  • To Samuel A Son: original liner notes

    Original liner notes published on the back cover of The Gods’ “To Samuel A Son” LP.
    To Samuel A Son
    The list of “super groups” rapidly expands; uncertain minds seek a new expression in their musical ideas. Many of our top groups have either disbanded or retreated to a free form world of creation. And one of …

  • Head Machine — Orgasm (1970)

    Head Machine was one of Ken Hensley’s ‘contract’ projects, for which he contributed songs as well as vocals, guitars and piano parts and was credited as Ken Leslie. In 2002 he told InRock magazine that at the time producers asked him to write songs for their projects. In case with Head Machine it was David Paramor, …

  • The Gods — To Samuel A Son (1969)

    The Gods’ second album was recorded at Abbey Road Studios. It was released after the band disbanded and its former members were already in different bands. “To Samuel A Son” is often dated as a 1970 release, but the text of the back cover of the British LP specifies 1969 as the year it was …

  • The Gods — Genesis (1968)

    The Gods’ debut album was released by Columbia in 1968 (Columbia SCX 6286). Musically it is a typical late ’60s British psychedelic rock. The album was recorded at Abbey Road Studios. According to the producer David Paramor, “the formality of the ‘studio test’ was waived, and the band prepared to record an album immediately”. “Genesis” …