Geir Hasnes memorabilia list
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It is only current as of February 1996.
ALBUMS and SINGLES All UK and US albums with inner sleeves, inserts and/or gatefolds, except the ordinary US Civilian (I have the promo one with different colours), and including the two bootlegs and the BBC In Concert transcription disc. "Gentle Giant": Japanese inlay; Italian cover "Three Friends": Japanese inlay "Free Hand": Japanese inlay "Interview": Japanese inlay "Playing the Fool": the limited ed. book of the UK album. "In Concert featuring Gentle Giant": The BBC 4-page guide to presentation "Circling Round the ..." : Italian compilation "Superstar" : Italian compilation "The original studio GG, vol. 1 / vol. 2": Italian compilations All UK singles with record company sleeves, except for the "In a Glass House" single, which nobody actually acknowledges the existence of. "Playing the Fool - GG on tour" Chrysalis promo EP Also the Italian "The Advent of Panurge", the German "I'm Turning Around" and the US orange promo "Words from the Wise". Photo copies of Italian "Peel the Paint", US "Prologue", Dutch "In a Glass House", German "Give It Back", US "I'm Turning Around", German "I'm Turning Around", Dutch "I'm Turning Around", German "Mountain Time", US "Words From the Wise", US "Words From the Wise" promo, German "Thank You", German "All Through the Night". PROMOTIONAL MATERIAL "Gentle Giant" Vertigo promo sheet and photograph "Three Friends" Promo poster of the band at that time b/w "Three Friends" Columbia promo sticker, probably at TF time [copy] "Three Friends" ?? Another promo sticker,Giant's face, time unknown [copy] Nov. 1972 Concert program, Groundhogs with Gentle Giant. "Octopus" Capitol promo octopus March 1973 Concert program, Gentle Giant, in Canada. [copy] March 74 tour WWA Promo folder March 74 tour Concert poster "The Power and the Glory" Promo poster [copy] and promo playing card [copy] "The Power and the Glory" Promo poster at that time of the band [copy] "The Power and the Glory" Promo color photograph [supposedly for this album] "The Power and the Glory" Capitol promo b/w photograph, another pose [copy] "The Power and the Glory" Capitol Star Promo newssheet "Free Hand" Chrysalis promo poster "Free Hand" Capitol promo folder [copy] "Free Hand" Capitol promo sticker for Free Hand, showing a hand 4 Oct. 1975 Backstage pass, [copy] Autumn 75 tour Concert flyer, presenting Gary Wright and GG [copy] Dec. 75 tour Chrysalis promo folder, giving reviews of Free Hand English Dec. 75 tour Backstage Pass, "Interview" Chrysalis promo poster "Interview" Chrysalis UK promo folder text & photograph [copy] "Interview" Chrysalis Europe promo folder text [copy] "Interview" Capitol promo folder text & photograph "Interview" Off-price sticker for "Interview" [copy] Apr. - May 1976 tour Concert program, Gentle Giant with Solution, Apr. - May 1976 tour Tour dates sticker "Playing the Fool" Capitol promo folder text & photograph "Giant Edits" Photo copy of Capitol promo record, edited from PTF. "Playing the Fool - GG on tour" Chrysalis promo EP "Inside Gentle Giant" Photo copy of Can. Capitol promo 1-hour documentary record with music and interview. "The Missing Piece" Chrysalis promo folder text and photograph [copy] "The Missing Piece" Chrysalis promo matchsticks [copy] "The Missing Piece" Chrysalis Missing Piece promo button "The Missing Piece" Missing Piece key ring [copy] "The Missing Piece" Capitol promo folder text and photograph "Giant for a Day" Chrysalis promo poster "Giant for a Day" Capitol promo folder text and photograph "Giant for a Day" Three different promo stickers "Giant for a Day" Little Brown Bag Capitol promo paper bag [copy] "Giant for a Day" Promo Giant lollipop for the bag [copy] "Giant for a Day" Promo button "Giant for a Day" Promo sheet and poem for the bag "Words from the Wise" Promo orange vinyl single for the bag "Civilian" Capitol promo folder text and photograph "Underground / Convenience" Photo copy of Capitol promo 12" single May 80 tour Backstage Pass, the US May 80 tour, 15/5/80 Gentle Giant, blue letter paper with printed head and foot Gentle Giant Productions, brown letter paper with printed head and foot Group Christmas greeting card [copy] Alucard Publishing Co. letter paper NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINES Firstly, I list the four main music newspapers of UK. For these, I got an index from a dealer in the UK, and the ones I have obtained are marked with an OK. If an article is marked 'nonindex', then it was not given in the index. Note that advertisements and small announcements about concerts are not listed. Melody Maker 28/11/70 lp review GG: "GG" OK (nonindex) 19/12/70 concert review Colosseum OK (nonindex) 14/8/71 lp review GG: "Acquiring the Taste" OK 4/12/71 small note GG [apologizes] OK (nonindex) 15/1/72 small Q & A [Any questions?] OK (nonindex) 8/4/72 small article Giant crash OK (nonindex) 6/5/72 small article Giant for Poland OK (nonindex) 6/5/72 article & pic Giants' organ OK (nonindex) 15/7/72 interview & pic Gentle does it ... OK 19/8/72 small Q & A [Any questions?] OK (nonindex) 2/9/72 small Q & A [Any questions?] OK (nonindex) 2/12/72 small article [In brief] OK (nonindex) 9/12/72 lp review GG: "Octopus" OK 30/12/72 small article GG OK (nonindex) 10/2/73 Q & A & pic [Any questions?] OK (nonindex) 10/2/73 small article Giants U. S. tour OK (nonindex) 24/3/73 small interview & pic Gently does it ... OK 2/6/73 small article Take a giant step OK (nonindex) 23/6/72 small Q & A [Any questions?] Giant fans OK (nonindex) 7/7/73 interview & pic "Bands used to enjoy playing the ..." OK (nonindex) 1/9/73 article & pics The Gentle Giant file OK ????/73 lp review GG: "In a Glass House" OK (nonindex), 29/9/73 small Q & A [Any questions?] Giant steps OK (nonindex) 6/10/73 concert review GG OK 23/3/74 concert review GG OK 23/11/74 touring info Giant's big gig OK (nonindex) 30/8/75 lp review GG: "Free Hand" OK 27/9/75 concert review GG [OK] 3/4/76 touring info GG OK (nonindex) 8/5/76 interview & pic Giant steps OK 22/5/76 concert review Caught in the act 16/10/76 Q & A The wit and wisdom of GG OK (nonindex) 17/9/77 lp review 5/7/80 lp review New Musical Express 19/9/70 small article Simon Dupree ... OK (nonindex) 6/3/71 small art & pic Meet the band OK 10/7/71 small article Big push for Gentle Giant OK (nonindex) 4/9/71 small article Gentle Giant's movie OK (nonindex) 8/4/72 ?? small article GG hit by drummer's injury OK (nonindex) 25/11/72 concert review Groundhogs / Birmingham OK (nonindex) 23/12/72 small int & pic 3/3/73 small art & pic The sound of a Giant OK 23/6/73 small article Giant for hire OK 3/11/74 small article Giant plan giant tour OK (nonindex) 5/10/74 small article [Record news] OK (nonindex) 30/11/74 small int & pic Bass man on the fiddle OK 14/12/74 small article Giant tour off - again OK (nonindex) 21/12/74 small article Giant call it off OK (nonindex) 23/8/75 small article London comeback by GG OK (nonindex) 27/9/75 lp review & pic Giant a cert at Newmarket (miss pic (??)) 5/6/76 lp review & pic Mechanical giants still make it OK l9/3/77 lp review GG Live (Playing the Fool) OK 2/4/77 concert review 24/9/77 lp review & pic 7/10/78 lp review Record Mirror 29/7/72 small int & pic 2/12/72 lp review 6/1/73 interview & pic 14/7/73 small art & pic 29/9/73 concert review 6/9/75 lp review GG: Free Hand [OK] 8/5/76 lp review 15/5/76 concert review 5/2/77 lp review 27/8/77 lp review 30/9/78 lp review GG: Giant for a Day OK 28/6/80 lp review Sounds 7/8/71 lp review 14/8/71 small art & pic 29/7/72 lp review 5/8/72 small interview 25/11/72 small art & pic 2/12/72 lp review 3/2/73 small art & pic [This is probably the Peacock article OK] 2/6/73 letter & pic The jokes over - clean it up OK (nonindex) 14/7/73 small art & pic 29/9/73 concert review 20/10/73 small int & pic 3/11/73 lp review 16/3/74 interview & pic 23/3/74 concert review 22/6/74 conc rev & pic 6/7/74 interview & pic 21/9/74 lp review & pic Giant stops OK 30/11/74 interview & pic 22/3/75 concert review 23/8/75 lp review & pic 13/9/75 lp review GG: "Free Hand" [OK] 27/9/75 interview & pic GG: big feat [OK] 27/9/75 concert review sounds on the road. GG [OK] (nonind.) ?/12/75 letter & pic Gentle reward is overdue OK 1/5/76 interview & pic My scalp was tingling ... OK 8/5/76 lp rev & con rev 29/1/77 lp review & pic Fool's mate OK 12/3/77 interview & pic Don't ring us, we'll ring you OK 27/8/77 lp review & pic 22/10/77 conc rev & pic Frankfurters sizzle as Giant turn ... OK 30/9/78 lp review & pic Songs for swinging loofahs OK 14/6/80 lp review Other newspapers and magazines, 1970-1980 newsp?? mid 70 [newspaper article] RAVE late 70 -early 71 5 GG w/pic newsp?? late 70-early 71 Actually, GG are Baroque and Roll band w/pic ?? mid 71 [photograph] newsp?? late 71 The Giant's acquired taste w/pic newsp?? late 71 Painstaking GG release progressive L.P. newsp?? late 71 GG - "Acquiring the Taste" Sydsvenskan, 12/71 Dubbelkonsert av Jethro Tull newsp?? early 72 photograph of band w/ Mortimore Beat Instr. July 1972 GG, w/ pic US newsp., Aug-Sep 72 ?? GG Down Pat, concert review, Nashville 25/8 Billboard 16/9/72 Talent in Action. concert review, Nashville 25/8 US newsp.., ca. Aug.-Sep. 72 GG [notice on their determination to enjoy the US] US newsp., Sep. 72 Hollywood - GG: Towering Feeling US newsp., Sep. 72 GG, concert review, Hollywood Bowl newsp?? late 72 Octopus GG Swed. newsp. late 72 GG smått otrolig newsp?? early 73 gentle giant [probably Sounds/S. Peacock] w/ pic CAN newsp. March 73 15 photographs, some with captions The Ottawa Citizen, 16/3/73 GG shows strength Toronto Star, Mar. 73 Patience of audience tested at rock show Montreal Herald Mar. 73 GG's music is pure trash US newsp. early 73 J. Geils, GG Prove Power in S. L. US newsp. Apr. 73 GG appears at Packard Music Hall Playback (US), late Apr. 73 Of Rabel.Apes, R.D.Laing, Octopuses and GGs, w/ pic Swed. mag., late 73 GG In a Glass House newsp?? late 73 notice on tours w/ pic Italian magazine 1973 GG In Italia con la casa degli specchi, w/ pics Italian magazine 1974 Classifica dei 33 giri piu` venduti in Italia Canadian magazine 1973-74 "Les Petits Genies Meconnus" : GG, w/ drawing Sounds (GER), early-mid 74 GG: Immer noch eine Rock-Band, w/ pic Musik Express 8/74 GG von Yes fristlos entlassen newsp.?? Sep. 74 A press release, w/ pic World Pop news Sep/Oct 74 GG look for more than power and glory, w/ pic RAVES late 74 Upstarts: GG flirts with power, w/ pics Pop-Jeunesse (CAN), 25/1/75 GG. La nouvelle tournée du "doux géant", w/ pics 'Teen (US), Feb. 75 Amazing GG creating a legend, w/ pics Billboard, Jan. or Feb. 75 GG: Power and glory Pop-Jeunesse, 8/2/75 GG au Forum, w/ pics Daily Aztec, 11/2/75 Alvin Lee on the way down, GG steals the show Good Times, Mar. 18-31, 75 GG: We consider ourselves experimental, w/ pics [Disc 23/8/75 Albums, album review] [Music Week 23/8/75 GG, album review] Good Times, Aug. 26-Sep. 8, 75 GG Free Hand (Capitol), w/ pic Can. newsp. late Aug. 75 2 pics, about GG at Montreal Autostade Contemp. Keyboard, 9-10/75 GG [album review of Free Hand] US newsp. late 75 Free Hand - GG (Capitol) Can. newsp., late 75 GG Free Hand, album review Pop-Jeunesse, 6/9/75 L'épopée de GG, w/ pics Good Times, Sep. 10-22, 75 GG Free Hand (Capitol), w/ pic (Yes, another rev.) Good Times, Sep. 10-22, 75 GG Calderone, concert review, w/ pic Pop-Jeunesse, 20/9/75 GG à Trois-Rivières, w/ pics [Music Week 27/9/75 Performance, GG, concert review] Pop-Jeunesse, 4/10/75 Interview exclusif avec GG, w/ pics US newsp. late Oct. 75 Gentle Giant now hearing a melody newsp.?? late Oct. 75 Giant hit the road in Britain, w/ pic (MM or NME?) V. K. (Swed.), 15/11/75 Musikaliska giganter, w/ pic Can. newsp. 75- 76?? Cahier special GG w/pic [caption only, art. misses] Can. newsp. early 76 Les Meilleurs albums de l`année US newsp. late 75 - early 76 Giant success seen in the States Trouser Press #13, 04/76 Acquiring the Giant taste newsp?? late Apr.- May 76 Hail, P Sutcliffe Contemp. Keyboard, 5-6/76 Kerry Minnear Keyboardist/Composer for GG, w/ pic [Happy Times, 7/7/76 GG. Fervently reserving their right to quality] Pop-Jeunesse, 10/7/76 [Advertisement for Interview on Capitol] US magazine?? mid-76 GG at large, concert review, w/ pic Montreal-Matin Photograph of GG Can. mag. 75-76 ?? Entrevue avec Minnear et Shulman, w / pics Contemp. Keyboard, 8/76 GG, "Interview", album review Swed. newsp., 9/76 Engagerende GG Göteborgsposten 20/09/76 Bländande spel V. K. (Swed.), 25/9/76 Här behövdes öronvadd , w/ pic Fachblatt Music Magazin Jan. 77 The GG was here, w/pics US newsp. ?? Photo w/ caption: Giant triumph! ?? 77 Playing the Fool - GG, album rev. w/ pic It. magazine, 77 GG w/ pic The Aquarian, 23/2/77 Heavy Tread of GG, w/pic The Montreal Star, 24/2/77 '76 was dog year for Giant, w/ pic Can newsp.??, 77?? GG: it's renaissance rock, and it works The Gazzette, Montreal, 24/2/77 Fans turn out - and on- for Giant Finnish magazine, 77 ?? GG: "Me olemme maailman paras bändi", w/ pic [The Real Paper, Boston 12/3/77 Concerted efforts: Genesis, GG and Renais., w/ pic] Pop Rock, 19/3/77 GG + Interview Kerry Minnear, w/ pics [The Lamb, Austin, 3/77 GG] Trouser Press, ??/77 double take <-> gentle giant, w/ pic. US ?? ??/77 GG: Live - Playing the Fool US ?? ??/77 [no headline, rev.of Av. Fisher Hall conc. w/ pic.] US mag. ??/77 Playing the Fool: Official Live GG Contemp. Keyboard, 4/77 Kerry Minnear [album review of Playing the Fool] LA Free Press, 8/4/77 Headlining at last Ventura County Star, 9/4/77 GG grows with experience Disco expres, Mexico, 13/5/77 Las magnificas voices the of GG!, w/pic The Daily Texan, Spring 77?? GG: an exercise in taste [Crawdaddy, 5/77 Live - Playing the Fool] [LA Herald Examiner, 4/6/77 Giant Approaching Success, w/ pic] UK musical newsp. Aug-Sep 77 A giant-size error, rev. UK musical newsp. Aug-Sep 77 GG: 'The Missing Piece', rev. w/ pic UK musical newsp. ?? Ray Shulman... Trouser Press, Nov. 77 GG Gets Punky (Sort of), w/ pic Pop Rock, 26/11/77 Leur Dernier Spectacle?, w/ pics Cash Box, 3/12/77 A Piece of Paradise, w/ pic Fachblatt Music Magazin Dec. 77 GG, w/ pics Circus Magazine, Feb. 78 GG Finds 'The Missing Piece', w/ pic Musician's Guide, Apr. 78 GG, w/ pic NY newsp. ??, 78 Great feats of outsize people, w/ pic Music newsp., 78 or 79 [Discography and pic] Triad Magazine, 1/79 GG, w/ pics. Pop Rock, 11/8/79 GG. La discographie complète US newsp. May 80 GG. Interesting but cavalier Can newswp.??, 80 Photograph US newsp. ??, May 80 A glimpse of Giant's musicality The Good Times, 10/06/80 GG Belongs With The Boys, w/ pic Articles in books, newspapers and magazines, 1970-1980 A German book, 19?? 4 articles on Interview and transcription of Design The Mighty Shadow, book ?? [a section describing Graham Bond meeting GG] G. Rebscher: Materialen zum Unterrichten in Popularmusik, German book, 19??: a section: GG: The Queen A. Moore: Rock. The Primary Text: Two sections where GG is treated Blue Moon, UCLA mag, May 81 A Faltering Giant Buzz, Jan. 86 Artists profile: Kerry Minnear Record Collector #80, Apr. 86 Simon Dupree and the Big Sound Goldmine mag., 9/9/88 GG. Power and Glory Japanese mag, ?? GG. Golden Avantgarde On Reflection #1/1, Feb. 89 Afterglow: Derek Shulman On Reflection #1/3, Apr. 89 Letter from Derek; GG. Important and imported On Reflection #1/4, May 89 GG; Collector's Guide to Their Catalog II On Reflection #1/5, June 89 Compact Giant!; A Final Foray into the Den of theG. On Reflection #1/6, July 89 The Missing Piece(s) On Reflection #1/11, Dec. 89 Line head denies Giant error On Reflection #2/5, June 90 New CDs: Gentle improvements, Giant value On Reflection #2/12, Jan. 91 On reflection - literally On Reflection later changed its name to Progression, with less GG content Q magazine, Aug. 89 Where are they now? GG Record Collector# 137, Jan. 91 Gentle Giant Sonar #37, 8/8/91 GG. Memoria del gigante A New Day #30, Aug. 91 The relationship between GG and Jethro Tull English fanzine, 92-93 ?? On Reflection. John Pugwash Weathers The Welsh Connection, var. issues. This was the Man fanzine and brought reports on John Weathers, w/ lots of pic. Some 22 issues, folded. The Little Express, #35 Early Music and XTC, mentions GG The Little Express, #37, Win. 94 Pics of Gary Green at XTC convention; GG and XTC Nöjet (Swed.), 8/6/94 Fansen betalar deras comeback, w/ pic Illinois newsp., July 1994 Big Hello, Wee Knight Warriors, w/ pic Q magazine, Sep. 94 Techno! Techno!, incl. section on GG Musician, Mar. 95 Sleeping with the enemy, incl. interv. w/ Derek Topodrilo #38, 3-4/95 La hermandad del Gigante Raro! 07-08/95 Proclamation: Il mito dei GG Q magazine, Nov. 95 Internet, untangling nets and webs, w/section on GG Separate works Gerhard Zimmermann, 1976: GG - ein Kapitel Rock-Kunst, University diss. Charles K. Snider, 1978 The Power and the Glory, pamphlet story. David Armas, 1993 Free Hand new CD edition message card Michael Middleton, 1994 The Genealogy of Giants, 1-page illustration David Armas, 1994 GG christmas card Proclamation, The Occasional Gentle Giant Magazine, #1, 2, 3, 4, 1992-date. Printouts from On-reflection, the Internet discussion list for GG fans, since 1994, in 2 binders. SHEET MUSIC Complete album lyric sheets with revisions as to what is actually sung,, by A. Dover The lyrics to The Power and the Glory single The lyrics to Heroes Proclamation complete transcriptions: On Reflection, Acquiring the Taste, So Sincere Proclamation analyses with transcriptions in part: Black Cat, Raconteur Troubadour, Pantagruel's Nativity, So Sincere Gerhard Zimmermann: GG - ein Kapitel Rock-Kunst: transcriptions in part of Giant, Funny Ways, Alucard, Nothing at All, Why Not?, Pantagruel's Nativity, Edge of Twilight, The House. the Street, the Room, Black Cat, Prologue, School Days, Working All Day, The Advent of Panurge, Knots, A Cry for Everyone, The Boys in the Band. Kerry's notebook, written parts of On Reflection, His Last Voyage, live intro to Cogs in Cogs, Talybont etc. Three Friends (complete) Knots (complete) The Runaway (part) Experience (incomplete) Proclamation (part) So Sincere (complete) Just the Same (incomplete) Free Hand (part) Design (complete) I Lost My Head (incomplete) The Missing Piece, copyright sheets for songs, with lyrics, melody lines and chords T-SHIRTS Transfer colour image of giant's head, to be ironed on t-shirt In a Glass House cover t-shirt by Terrapin Truckin, 1992 The Power and the Glory promo folder double playing card image by Rick Stoner, 1994 PHOTOGRAPHS From various concerts From studio work From life on the road Various private shots Of Tal-Y-Bont road sign