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3.03 | 5 ratings | 2 reviews | 20% 5 stars

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Boxset/Compilation, released in 2001

Songs / Tracks Listing

1 Death or Glory? 5:05
2 Commune 4:34
3 Me and My Woman 3:52
4 Male Chauvinist Pig Blues 3:32
5 Highway Blues 6:32
6 You 4:33
7 1948ish 5:27
8 Another Day [live] 3:58
9 Don't You Grieve 2:33
10 Ten Years Ago 3:21
11 These Fifty Years 6:33
12 One of Those Days in England, Pt. 1 3:24
13 Same Old Rock 11:36
14 The Game 6:55

Line-up / Musicians

Laurie Allen Drums
Michael Anthony Keyboards
Steve Barnard Drums
David Bedford Orchestral Arrangements
Haydn Bendall Engineer
Steve Broughton Drums
Bill Bruford Performer
Kate Bush Vocals
Dave Cochran Bass
Tony Franklin Bass
David Gilmour Guitar
Nik Green Keyboards, Engineer, Effects
John Halsey Drums
Nick Harper Guitar
Roy Harper Synthesizer, Bass, Guitar, Vocals, Producer, Editorial Supervision
Peter Jenner Producer
Ronnie Lane Bass
Dave Lawson Keyboards
John Leckie Engineer
Alvin Lee Guitar
Tony Levin Bass
Linda McCartney Vocals (bckgr)
Paul McCartney Vocals (bckgr)
Ron McMaster Mastering
Jimmy Page Guitar
Alan Parsons Engineer
Chris Spedding Guitar

Releases information

2001 CD Capitol 27640

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ROY HARPER Hats Off ratings distribution

(5 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(20%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(20%)
Good, but non-essential (20%)
Collectors/fans only (20%)
Poor. Only for completionists (20%)

ROY HARPER Hats Off reviews

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Review by Chris S
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Honorary Collaborator
4 stars The sleeve notes on this release warn against calling this a compilation album. This is a typical Roy Harper stance because in essence that is exactly what this album is. Putting that trivia aside this is nevertheless one of the finest compilation albums I have come across within the progressive genres. Nearly all of the songs on Hats Off are in collaboration with such a wealth of high calibre artists that there is little wonder he is so highly revered by his peers. Tony Levin ( Peter Gabriel), Alan Parsons, Ian Anderson, Kate Bush, Jimmy Page, Bill Bruford, Haydn Bendall ( Camel -Engineer/production fame), Alvin Lee (10 Years After), Paul and Linda McCartney and the list goes on! 'The Same Old Rock' from the Stormcock release is still the highlight on this album, mesmerizing interplay between Page and Harper on guitars, but there is plenty of other great songs, ' These Fifty Years' with Ian Anderson, the lashing lyrics of ' Death or Glory', ' Me and My Woman'. If you want to start with Roy Harper then get this album, it is sure to hook a listener in but also will entice more investments in studio releases from this fine musician. A Highly recommended four stars.

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1 stars A newcomer to Harper's music might be forgiven for thinking that a compilation is the best way into his music. The fact is, Harper is not well-served by any of the compilations that are out there, and this one is no exception. Who put this CD together, I wonder? Very few of the tracks that I w ... (read more)

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