Friday, December 7, 2012

JOHN KEATING - Space Experience


Artist: John Keating
Album: Space Experience
Label: Columbia
Catalog: CQ 32382
Year: 1972
Designer: not listed
Photographer: not listed
Artist: not listed
Grade: *** stars


Musically this album is a good example of uber-lounge; John Keating using a Electronic Music Studi. VCS3 synthesizer to stomp through a mixture of then-popular hits and his own atmospheric compositions.  The album is certainly listenable; you can see a review at: http://badcatrecords.com/BadCat/KEATINGjohn.htm), but the album cover showcasing an uncredited NASA photo, is simply spectacular.  



Anyone know which space flight it captured and who the astronaut was ?




2 comments:

  1. The photograph was taken during the Apollo 9 mission. The astronaut is David Scott.

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    1. You can always count on someone knowing. Thanks Graham.

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