Van der Graaf Generator
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Man-Erg (2005 Digital Remaster)
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Scorched Earth (2005 Digital Remaster)
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Slo Moves
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Killer (2005 Digital Remaster)
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Nutter Alert

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Van der Graaf Generator

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An eye-opening trip to San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury during the summer of 1967 inspired British-born drummer Chris Judge Smith to compose a list of possible names for the rock group he wished to form. Upon his return to Manchester University, he began performing with singer/songwriter Peter Hammill and keyboardist Nick Peame; employing one of the names from Judge Smith's list, the band dubbed itself Van der Graaf Generator (after a machine that creates static electricity), even... Read more

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