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Jan Akkerman

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Jan Akkerman Talent For Sale [Aka: Guitar For Sale] album cover
2.73 | 27 ratings | 2 reviews | 4% 5 stars

Good, but non-essential

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Studio Album, released in 1968

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Bags Groove (2:41)
2. Revival Of The Cat (2:53)
3. Moonbeam (3:06)
4. Mercy Mercy Mercy (3:24)
5. On The Green Light (2:54)
6. What'd I Say (2:38)
7. Slim Jenkin's Place (3:21)
8. Hineimatov (3:19)
9. Green Onions (3:16)
10. Ode To Billy Joe (5:31)
11. Comin' Home Baby (2:23)

Total time 35:26

Line-up / Musicians

- Jan Akkerman / guitar

- Ron Bijtelaar / bass
- Sydney Wachtel / drums
- Cocky Akkerman / drums (7)
- Wim Jongbloed / arrangements

Releases information

LP Imperial ‎- SALI 8012 (1968, Netherlands)

CD Esoteric Recordings ‎- ECLEC2309 (2012, Europe) 24-bit remaster by Ben Wiseman

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JAN AKKERMAN Talent For Sale [Aka: Guitar For Sale] ratings distribution

(27 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(4%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(15%)
Good, but non-essential (52%)
Collectors/fans only (26%)
Poor. Only for completionists (4%)

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2 stars Well this is the first albums from one of the best (and criminally underrated) guitar players of this rock era. In brief summary, this is a bunch of bluessy-oriented songs, faster than usual, with incredible electric guitar playing...... but no more! All the songs seem released in an hour, 'ca ... (read more)

Report this review (#125698) | Posted by sircosick | Wednesday, June 13, 2007 | Review Permanlink

3 stars Jan Akkerman`s first solo effort released in 1969 which was subsequently released as Guitar For Sale in 1973 possibly due to his success with Focus. This album is perhaps only of interest to collectors of rare vinyl as the tracks are identical to those found on the repackaged 1973 re-issue. It al ... (read more)

Report this review (#74065) | Posted by Vibrationbaby | Tuesday, April 4, 2006 | Review Permanlink

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