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RENAISSANCE – Academy Of Music 1974

May 4, 2015

Cleopatra 2015 Turning their cards in NYC, English art rock ensemble embrace their symphonic side to get away with opulence. It was an enchanting evening in May 1974, when FAIRPORTS with Sandy Denny at the front opened for RENAISSANCE who … Continue reading

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RENAISSANCE’s John Tout, R.I.P.

May 4, 2015

On May 1st, John Tout, the symphony driver of RENAISSANCE, passed away. It was John who, having graduated from RUPERT’S PEOPLE, enhanced the classical element in the -fronted ensemble with his piano and other ivory-laden instruments that went along so well with orchestras. … Continue reading

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RENAISSANCE – DeLane Lea Studios 1973

April 16, 2015

Cleopatra 2015 Playing comfortably, but not safe, symphonic rockers rise from the ashes and fly high. 1973 was a special year for RENAISSANCE for it was then that the band’s classic line-up solidified, yet it also marked the first time … Continue reading

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