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This band was from Scotland, their name is derived from an opera 'The Beggars Opera" by John Gay in 1728. The musicians of BEGGARS OPERA were Martin Griffiths (vocals), Rick Gardiner (guitar and vocals), Alan Park (keyboards), Gordon Sellar (bass, acoustic guitar and vocals), Virginia Scott (Mellotron and vocals) and Raymond Wilson (drums and percussion). BEGGARS OPERA made a lot of records but remained acting in the shade of most progressive rock bands.

Their debut-album "Act one" (’70 Vertigo) contains… read more

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  • Prog, Jazz and Psychedelic. Give it a chance. You won't regret. http://throneofthorns.bandcamp.com/album/headache
  • my new rooster?
  • >> Where is the [url=http://www.last.fm/music/Beggars+Opera/Beggars+Can%27t+be+Choosers]Beggars Can't be Choosers[/url] 1975 album from the 'Albums List" ???
  • This respected group has always sought to extract a diverse and deep sound. They have always been adventurous in the choice of material, and in the philosophical approach to the music. They produce a great impression of a mixture of artistry and power of influence. It makes sense to have them for your own collection.
  • The two first albums are excellent
  • Nimbus: The Vertigo Years Anthology (2012) >> [url=http://www.last.fm/music/Beggars+Opera/Nimbus:+The+Vertigo+Years+Anthology+%28Disc+One%29]Disc One[/url] >> [url=http://www.last.fm/music/Beggars+Opera/Nimbus:+The+Vertigo+Years+Anthology+%28Disc+Two%29]Disc Two[/url]
  • Raymonds Road rocks!!
  • Qué mierda de foto!
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  • there were lots of prog rock bands in 70s (may those years be blessed! :D), and many among them are truly mediocre, nothing impressive... but when you are good, you're just good. and this band seems to be very good! ^_^

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