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Caravan
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Caravan are an English band from the Canterbury area, founded by former Wilde Flowers members David Sinclair, Richard Sinclair, Pye Hastings and Richard Coughlan. Caravan rose to success over a period of several years from 1968 onwards into the 1970s as part of the Canterbury scene, blending psychedelic rock and jazz to create a distinctive sound like their contemporaries Soft Machine. Caravan still remains active as a live band in the 21st century.
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http://www.caravan-info.co.uk
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Releases on file (26)
Various Artists — Romantic Warriors III: Canterbury Tales Various Artists — Romantic Warriors III: Canterbury Tales
(Zeitgeist Media 3, 2015, DVD)
Caravan — The Back Catalogue Songs Caravan — The Back Catalogue Songs
(Caravan CPGJJM3 , 2013, CD)
Caravan — Paradise Filter Caravan — Paradise Filter
(Caravan CPGJJM1, 2013, CD)
Caravan — The Unauthorised Breakfast Item Caravan — The Unauthorised Breakfast Item
(Eclectic Discs ECLCD 1001, 2003, CD)
Various Artists — To Canterbury and Beyond - A Tribute to the Canterbury Scene Various Artists — To Canterbury and Beyond - A Tribute to the Canterbury Scene
(Mellow MMP 361 A/B, 1999, 2CD)
Caravan — Ether Way Caravan — Ether Way
(Hux Records 0113, 1998, CD)
Caravan — Songs for Oblivion Fishermen Caravan — Songs for Oblivion Fishermen
(Hux Records 002, 1998, CD)
Caravan — All over You Caravan — All over You
(Talking Elephant ECD090, 1996/2006, CD)
Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales
(Rhino Records R2 72451, 1996, 5CD)
Caravan — The Battle of Hastings Caravan — The Battle of Hastings
(HTD CD 41, 1995, CD)
Caravan — Cool Water Caravan — Cool Water
(Transatlantic TRACD 335, 1994/1999, CD)
Caravan — Back to Front Caravan — Back to Front
(Eclectic Discs ECLCD 1010, 1982/2004, CD)
Caravan — The Album Caravan — The Album
(Eclectic Discs ECLCD 1011, 1980/2004, CD)
Caravan — Better by Far Caravan — Better by Far
(Eclectic Discs ECLCD 1018, 1977/2004, CD)
Caravan — Blind Dog at St Dunstans Caravan — Blind Dog at St Dunstans
(Repertoire REP5138, 1976/2005, CD)
Caravan — Cunning Stunts Caravan — Cunning Stunts
(HTD CD 52, 1975/1996, CD)
Caravan — The New Symphonia Caravan — The New Symphonia
(Deram , 1974, LP)
Caravan — For Girls Who Grow Plump in the Night Caravan — For Girls Who Grow Plump in the Night
(Deram , 1973, LP)
Caravan — Waterloo Lily Caravan — Waterloo Lily
(Decca SDL 8, 1972, LP)
Caravan — In the Land of Grey and Pink Caravan — In the Land of Grey and Pink
(Deram 820 520-2, 1971/1989, CD)
Caravan —  If I Could Do It All Over Again, I'd Do It All Over You Caravan — If I Could Do It All Over Again, I'd Do It All Over You
(Decca SKL-R 5052, 1970, LP)
Various Artists — Canterburied Sounds Volume 2 Various Artists — Canterburied Sounds Volume 2
(Voiceprint VP202CD, 1970/1998, CD)
Various Artists — Canterburied Sounds Volume 3 Various Artists — Canterburied Sounds Volume 3
(Voiceprint VP203CD, 1970/1998, CD)
Various Artists — Canterburied Sounds Volume 4 Various Artists — Canterburied Sounds Volume 4
(Voiceprint VP204CD, 1970/1998, CD)
Various Artists — Canterburied Sounds Volume 1 Various Artists — Canterburied Sounds Volume 1
(Voiceprint VP201CD, 1968/1998, CD)
Caravan — Caravan Caravan — Caravan
(Verve VLP 6011, 1968, LP)

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