Monday, May 11, 2015

Writing on the Wall - The Power of the Picts 1969

Writing on the Wall was a Scottish rock band in the late 60's early 70's popular in the U.K. Originally The Jury, changed their name in 1968. The bands manager Brian Waldman moved them to London and let the band perform in his club Middle Earth. That same year, John Peel recorded them for Disc Jocky. They recorded their lone album "The Power of the Picts." 
Original label

John Peel recorded a demo for Waldman's label Middle Earth records and in'70 the band did another album and session for John Peel in Scotland and was never released. The band saw numerous lineup changes and tried to record an album in Wales in 1973, but gave up after all of their equipment was stolen.

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