Tag archive for The Gods

  • Ken Hensley’s interview (InRock magazine, 2002) Part 1

    Excerpts from an interview with Ken Hensley published in the “InRock” magazine (№ 8, 2002, category “The Person”).
    InRock: Do you remember the first song you’ve ever recorded or composed?
    Ken Hensley: Actually I thought I did, but then somebody came up with the tape the other day that I did in 1966 or something I didn’t even know …

  • 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 …

  • 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” …