CD BBC 1969 - 1973 pirate MY PHENIX ZA 88
LP CARAVAN MGM
LP CARAVAN & THE NEW SYMPHONIA (Live)
CD CARAVAN kami UNIVERSAL JPN UICY-9208
LP FOR GIRLS WHO GROW PLUMP IN THE NIGHT DERAM
CD FOR GIRLS WHO GROW PLUMP IN THE NIGHT kami UNIVERSAL JPN UICY-9060
7" HEADLOSS (Mono) / (Stereo) promo
7" HEARTBREAKER / IT'S NEVER TOO LATE KINGDOM
CD IF I COULD DO IT ALL OVER AGAIN… kami UNIVERSAL JPN UICY-9065
LP IN THE
CD IN THE LAND OF GREY AND PINK kami UNIVERSAL JPN UICY-9058
7" STUCK IN A HOLE / LOVER DECCA
CD WATERLOO LILY kami UNIVERSAL JPN UICY-9059
All hail the
Alas, I came to Caravan rather late – I never knew about them until perhaps even “For Girls Who Grow Plump In The Night”. I think I was shown this LP right around the time it came out – and the mixed message of the cover threw me – what could this sound like, by what the cover depicts? I did eventually hear it – but the one that has always been my favorite was “In The Land of Grey & Pink” – just a fantastic album.
As far as I got with the Canterbury boys was their first live album, “Caravan & The New Symphonia” – and I do not remember if they ever came and played in L.A. – if they did, I was unaware or uninterested at the time they came.
I recently got little paper album cover CD’s (kami sleeves) in
A while back, I got an interesting bootleg CD of Caravan (mono) BBC performances on a visit to
It was not difficult to follow vocalist Richard Sinclair to Hatfield & The North – where he joined Egg’s keyboard player, Dave Stewart (no, not the Eurythmics guy) – who I followed to National Health. And all of these bands are related to the original ‘core’ group, Soft Machine. And almost all of them are from the south of
And Caravan were a band that made singles – I have been able to find three of them, so far. Imagine that! A non-commercial prog band that made a lot of 45’s!