Roy Harper & Jimmy Page - Whatever Happend To Jugula (1985) - Vinyl - {First US Pressing} 24-Bit/96kHz + 16-Bit/44kHz

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Roy Harper & Jimmy Page - Whatever Happend To Jugula (1985) - Vinyl - {First US Pressing} 24-Bit/96kHz + 16-Bit/44kHz

Roy Harper & Jimmy Page - Whatever Happend To Jugula (1985)
vinyl rip in 24/96 & 16/44.1 | 943 MB & 252 MB | FLAC | no cue or log (vinyl)
DR Analysis | FSonic & FF | Full LP Artwork | First US Pressing
Genre: Folk Rock | Beggers Banquet Records ~ PVC 8937

Whatever Happened to Jugula? is an album by English folk / rock singer-songwriter and guitarist Roy Harper. It was first released in 1985. Jimmy Page, the guitarist for Led Zeppelin, paired up with Harper to create this amazing piece of work. With a working title of Rizla due to the album's cover art (an unravelled orange Rizla pack), Jugula, as this album is often called, was released on the Beggars Banquet label and reached the UK Top 20. The album contains a number of original songs written by Harper. It is recorded in a fresh and spontaneous manner, often with only the unique sound of Ovation guitars and vocals. Occasionally, the arrangements are filled with synthesizer and electric guitar. This album in particular brought Harper to a new and wider audience, mainly due to Harper and Jimmy Page's appearances at the Cambridge Folk Festival in 1984, an album tour and a 15 minute televised interview by Mark Ellen on the Old Grey Whistle Test (16 November 1984). The interview featured Harper and Page playing their acoustic guitars on the side of Side Pike in the English Lake District, a somewhat different and unusual interview for the time. Songs played included "Hangman" and part of "The Same Old Rock". This album was the fifth that Harper and Page had worked on, but the first entire record they made together. Page's guitar playing is quite evident throughout the album, and is a natural complement to Harper's unique guitar work. The first track, "Nineteen Forty-Eightish", a reference to George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four, crescendos with lead guitar by Page. Other tracks include "Hangman", a song that expresses the feelings of an innocent man condemned to die and "Frozen Moment", a song played entirely in the chord of C#. The track "Hope" originated as a tune written by David Gilmour for his second solo album About Face. He asked Pete Townshend to supply lyrics, but felt that he couldn't relate to them, so Townshend used the song instead, as "White City Fighting", with Gilmour playing guitar, on his album White City: A Novel. Gilmour sent the same tune to Harper, whose lyrics had the same effect on Gilmour. Harper used the result, "Hope", which has a markedly slower tempo, on this album, with his son Nick Harper (16 years old at the time), playing the lead guitar (not Gilmour as is often mistakenly stated). I have included full scans.

Track Listing

Side 1

1. Nineteen Forty-Eightish
2. Bad Speech
3. Hope
4. Hangman

Side 2

1. Elizabeth
2. Frozen Moment
3. Twentieth Century Man
4. Advertisement (Another Intentional Irrelevant Suicide)


Musicians:

Roy Harper – acoustic guitar and/or electric guitar
Jimmy Page – acoustic guitar and/or electric guitar
Tony Franklin – electric bass
Nik Green – keyboards. mixing desk
Ronnie Brambles – drums
Steve Broughton – drums
Preston Heyman – drums
Nick Harper – semi-acoustic guitar


Technics SL-1200MK2 Turntable
Shure V15VxMR Cartridge
LP Gear SHVN5xMR Super Analogue Stylus
Sonic Bliss Audiophile Turntable Mat
Custom built, all tube phono stage
Creative 0404 USB @ 24 bit / 96khz
Adobe Audition 3.0 for recording software
JBL LSR series studio monitors / subwoofer for playback listening
iZotope RX Advanced 2.02 for any cleaning needed (all done manually)
Adobe Photoshop for scans
mp3tag 2.49 for file tagging
Easy CD-DA Extractor Ultimate 10 v2011.3 for converting files



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Analyzed: Roy Harper & Jimmy Page / Whatever Happened To Jugula?
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DR Peak RMS Duration Track
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DR13 -0.05 dB -16.69 dB 9:42 01-Nineteen Forty-Eightish
DR16 -5.03 dB -26.54 dB 1:08 02-Bad Speech
DR12 -0.97 dB -17.07 dB 4:37 03-Hope
DR14 -1.96 dB -19.86 dB 7:04 04-Hangman
DR13 -0.30 dB -18.13 dB 5:46 05-Elizabeth
DR15 -2.94 dB -23.76 dB 4:07 06-Frozen Moment
DR14 -1.34 dB -19.49 dB 4:25 07-Twentieth Century Man
DR13 -0.05 dB -16.76 dB 8:16 08-Advertisement (Another Intentional Irrelevant Suicide)
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Number of tracks: 8
Official DR value: DR14

Samplerate: 96000 Hz
Channels: 2
Bits per sample: 24
Bitrate: 2982 kbps
Codec: FLAC

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