caravan Archive

March Through Time: Caravan

This month, I’m hitting pause on coverage of new artists and releases, focusing instead for a bit on the bodies of work from some of my favorite artists. — bk In music, the so-called “Canterbury sound” encompasses a wide swath of musical styles. The label refers to the unique music made by English bands including

Hello Hello: A Look Back at Caravan’s Second Album (at Fifty)

Rock fans who bought LPs in the late ‘60s and early 1970s may recall that some labels made use of the records’ inner sleeves as means to hype their other offerings. Certainly more elegant than the You-may-also-enjoy* hype that Capitol applied to back covers of Beatles LPs for a time, these full color inner sleeves

Where But for Caravan Would We? A Look Back at Caravan’s debut LP

By 1968, the burgeoning musical underground in England was attracting notice in wider circles. Thanks to the success of ambitious works like the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, the Moody Blues’ Days of Future Passed, Pink Floyd’s The Piper at the Gates of Dawn and Procol Harum’s debut album (to name but four

Album Review: Caravan — Recorded Live in Concert at Metropolis Studios, London

Even when I was a kid, I’d read the liner notes of the LPs I’d buy. And I’d look at the printed inner sleeves when they were included. It was via those four-color sleeves for Moody Blues albums (on the London label) that I first heard of artists such as Danny O’Keefe, Savoy Brown, Ten