Gryphon (TRA 262) (1973)

GryphonProggressive Rock with a difference. For while Gryphon emphasised the tricky time signatures and flashy ensemble polyphony so common amongst its proggy brethren, the band favoured a folky medieval flavour, both in instrumentation and repertoire. The overall effect is cute, maybe too cute, but would perfectly suit a children’s documentary about the Middle Ages. Gonna hafta be in a peculiar mood to listen to it.Inner GryphonQuality textured gatefold cover and stunning full-colour label highlight this VG+ first edition of Gryphon’s début found in the same batch of bootfair Lps as most of the recent posts.

Transatlantic

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  1. Wow – never heard of these guys! Love the label. You’d be extremely lucky to find such a thing in a thrift store in Australia

    • The label is black and white on the opposite side and contains tracklisting, label info, etc. Still nicely designed.


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