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Robert Calvert

Robert Calvert
Country
South Africa
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Robert Newton Calvert (9 March 1945 – 14 August 1988) was a South African writer, poet, and musician. He is principally known for his role as lyricist and member of the rock band Hawkwind. Calvert was born in Pretoria, South Africa and moved with his parents to England when he was two. At the end of the 60s he moved to London and joined the flourishing psychedelic subculture. He became the resident poet, lyricist and frontman of Hawkwind, intermittently from 1972–1979. Aged 43, Calvert died of a heart attack in 1988 in Ramsgate, England.
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Releases on file (19)
Robert Calvert — The Last Starfighter Robert Calvert — The Last Starfighter
(Purple Pyramid CLO 1803, 2021, CD / LP / DL)
Hawkestrel — Pioneers of Space Hawkestrel — Pioneers of Space
(Purple Pyramid CLO1644, 2020, CD / DL)
Various Artists — Space Rock: An Interstellar Traveler's Guide Various Artists — Space Rock: An Interstellar Traveler's Guide
(Purple Pyramid CLO0355CD, 2016, 6CD)
Alan Davey's Psychedelic Warlords — Captain Lockheed and the Starfighters Live! Alan Davey's Psychedelic Warlords — Captain Lockheed and the Starfighters Live!
(Purple Pyramid CLO1399, 2014/2019, CD / LP / DL)
Hawkwind / Astralasia — Spirit of the Age - Solstice Remixes Hawkwind / Astralasia — Spirit of the Age - Solstice Remixes
(4Real 4R1CD, 1993, CD)
Amon Düül with Robert Calvert — Die Lösung Amon Düül with Robert Calvert — Die Lösung
(Eastworld EWO025CD, 1989/2008, CD)
Robert Calvert — Test-Tube Conceived Robert Calvert — Test-Tube Conceived
(Voiceprint VP273CD, 1986/2003, CD)
Robert Calvert — Freq Robert Calvert — Freq
(Atomhenge ATOMCD 1001, 1984/2008, CD)
Robert Calvert — Hype: Songs of Tom Mahler Robert Calvert — Hype: Songs of Tom Mahler
(Gonzo Multimedia HST131CD, 1981/2013, CD)
Disco Dream and the Androids (Adrian Wagner) — Disco Dream and the Androids Disco Dream and the Androids (Adrian Wagner) — Disco Dream and the Androids
((Not on label) no#, 1979/2009, CD)
Hawklords — 25 Years On Hawklords — 25 Years On
(Atomhenge ATOMCD 2006, 1978/2009, 2CD)
The Hawklords — Live The Hawklords — Live
(Atomhenge ATOMCD 1014, 1978/2009, CD)
Hawkwind — The Weird Tapes No 4 - Live '78 Hawkwind — The Weird Tapes No 4 - Live '78
(Hawkwind Records HAWKVP9CD, 1978/2001, CD)
Hawkwind — Quark, Strangeness and Charm Hawkwind — Quark, Strangeness and Charm
(Atomhenge ATOMCD 2009, 1977/2009, CD)
Hawkwind / Sonic Assassins / Dave Brock — The Weird Tapes No. 1 Hawkwind / Sonic Assassins / Dave Brock — The Weird Tapes No. 1
(Hawkwind Records HAWKVP6CD, 1977/2000, CD)
Robert Calvert — Lucky Leif and the Longships Robert Calvert — Lucky Leif and the Longships
(Atomhenge ATOMCD 1038, 1975/2013, CD)
Robert Calvert — Captain Lockheed and the Starfighters Robert Calvert — Captain Lockheed and the Starfighters
(Atomhenge ATOMCD 1017, 1974/2009, CD)
Hawkwind — Space Ritual Hawkwind — Space Ritual
(EMI 5099943333721, 1973/2001, 2CD)
Hawkwind — Doremi Fasol Latido Hawkwind — Doremi Fasol Latido
(EMI 7243 5 30031 2 8, 1972/2001, CD)
 

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