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2.20 | 36 ratings | 2 reviews | 6% 5 stars

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Boxset/Compilation, released in 1971

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Take me to the pilot (3:00)
2. Yellow man (2:36)
3. Cast your fate to the wind (2:35)
4. Gloria, Gloria (3:08)
5. Your song (3:45)
6. Delta lady (3:26)
7. A picture of you (2:59)
8. Sweet home Oklahoma (3:22)
9. Fire and rain (3:25)
10. Classical gas (2:56)

Total Time: 31:12

Line-up / Musicians

- Rick Wakeman / piano

Releases information

Lp. Polydor Records 2460 135 / Lp. Polydor Records 2484 082 (Canada). Rick Wakeman's largely forgotten debut album.

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RICK WAKEMAN Piano Vibrations ratings distribution

(36 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(6%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(14%)
Good, but non-essential (17%)
Collectors/fans only (39%)
Poor. Only for completionists (25%)

RICK WAKEMAN Piano Vibrations reviews

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Review by ProgShine
COLLABORATOR Honorary Collaborator
2 stars "This was never meant to be a solo album and to be honest I certainly don't count it as a solo album in any respect. True it is a piece of history, but not one I'm proud of.

I was actually booked to play piano on a session at Pye Studios in London's Marble Arch and it was to play on some backtracks for an unknown singer who was due in later that week to put his vocals on.

Shortly afterwards I started having some success with Strawbs and the next thing we knew was that the album was being put out by PYE Records as Piano Vibrations with no vocalist and with a picture of me on the back.

I was unhappy and A&M Records, who had Strawbs and myself signed, were furious.

I received 9 for my trouble."

Nothing more to be said.

Latest members reviews

2 stars OUCH... unbeliveable... a chance he played for YES, probably like that he learned to write songs lol... On several songs, he seems to search the notes... The last one, Classical Gas, is probably the best, and note that Steve Howe played that song in the beginning of the 90's. It's aviable on " ... (read more)

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