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Jan Akkerman

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2.52 | 18 ratings | 1 reviews | 6% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1981

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Oil In The Family (6:23)
2. Formula N-one (9:38)
3. Disc-O-Asis (7:05)
4. No Doubt About It (5:42)
5. Family Reprise (1:04)
6. Blue In The Shadow (3:56)

Total time 33:48

Bonus track on 1998 CD release:
7. A Family In The Oil (3:12)

Line-up / Musicians

- Jan Akkerman / guitars, Roland guitar synth, bass, arranger

- James Campagnola / saxes
- Ab Tamboer / vibes, marimbas, drums
- Eddie Conard / percussion

Releases information

Artwork: Myosotis

LP CNR ‎- 655.137 (1981, Netherlands)

CD Red Bullet ‎- RB.66.140 (1998, Netherlands) With a bonus track

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JAN AKKERMAN Oil In The Family ratings distribution

(18 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(6%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(11%)
Good, but non-essential (44%)
Collectors/fans only (33%)
Poor. Only for completionists (6%)

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2 stars Recorded as a result of a bet ( which he won ) with a Dutch DJ that he could make an album in 24 hours, the always unpredictable and enigmatic Akkerman came out with this middle- eastern influenced disco beat gem as one of the tracks, Disc-O-Asis, would suggest. Fueled by heavy rythmic synthesiz ... (read more)

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