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Mort Garson

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3.54 | 13 ratings | 2 reviews | 46% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1971

Songs / Tracks Listing

Side A:

1. Solomon's Ring (3:20)
2. The Ride Of Aida (Voodoo) (3:07)
3. Incubus (3:29)
4. Black Mass (3:39)
5. The Evil Eye (2:10)

Side B:
1. Exorcism (3:45)
2. The Philosopher's Stone (3:27)
3. Voices Of The Dead (The Medium) (2:05)
4. Witch Trial (3:00)
5. ESP (1:01)

Line-up / Musicians

- Mort Garson / all electronics & effects

Releases information

MCA Records

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MORT GARSON Black Mass [as Lucifer] ratings distribution

(13 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(46%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(23%)
Good, but non-essential (15%)
Collectors/fans only (15%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

MORT GARSON Black Mass [as Lucifer] reviews

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Review by Dobermensch
3 stars Yeehaa! good old Mort - hey wait a minute , Mort means 'dead' doesn't it?

Garson produced this super Moog album which sounds no-where near as bleak and black as the title and cover may suggest. You've got to love him... Did he seriously think this was Satanic in any way? It's almost like the soundtrack to a kid's 7th birthday party. Jelly, ice cream and a glass of milk anyone?

An accessible purely electronic album from '71 that sounds quite a lot like many other artists who were going bananas with this new fangled Moog instrument. Mine's an old crackly record and I don't even think it's ever been released on cd.

The great thing is - these are all his own recordings, unlike most Moog players from the era who stole and plagiarised other peoples tunes at that time.

Slightly boring in parts, but things always quickly pick up. One of the better Moog albums which always remains on the correct side of cheesiness . I should know, I've heard plenty of them and most are embarrassing beyond belief.

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4 stars It's unbelievable the amount of electronic albums Mort Garson had done since 1967 as of 1971 when Black Mass came out on the Uni label. He helped compose the Zodiac Cosmic Sounds album in 1967 for Elektra, did The Wozard of Iz, Electronic Hair Pieces (doing Moog renditions of music from Hair), th ... (read more)

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