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THE GOOD EARTH

Manfred Mann's Earth Band

 

Eclectic Prog

3.53 | 101 ratings

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Gooner
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4 stars This is a unique one to say the least. In fact, I've always found the vocals very reminiscent to Roy Wood of _The Move_ from the album Shazaam. Keyboards are experimental on this album and the riffing is angular in a King Crimson-ish style. _Be Not Too Hard_ probably the best MMEB single ever released outside of _Joybringer_. Mellotron fans will highly enjoy the keyboard work by Manfred Mann on _The Good Earth_. This album also reminds me of what Badger(Tony Kaye's group) might sound like had they recorded in the studio around the release of _One Badger Live_. Certainly, this is the underdog in their discography and should never garner less than 3 stars. _Good_ for some, but _an excellent addition to any prog music collection_ to my ears. 4 stars!
Gooner | 4/5 |

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