Label: BBC Transcription Services, 1972. Matrix: 131774–S. Record and sleeve VG+. Item #5354
Formed in 1969, Hawkwind was one of the first space rock bands. Initially making a name for themselves on the free festival, hippie, and psychedelic circuit, they found a more mainstream audience with the 1972 hit "Silver Machine." The same year, the BBC released this record of their performance at the Paris Theatre, London, as part of the Stereo Pop Special series. Contains the original press release and cue sheet sent to radio stations, with instructions for DJs on how to introduce the record.