Cressida - Cressida - LP Album - 1970/1970

Description
Cressida - Cressida - LP Album - 1970/1970
Number of items: 1 - Various conditions - 1st Pressing - Including: Gatefold, Original inner sleeve

The roots of Cressida were sown in March 1968,when guitarist "Rock & Roll" John Heyworth answered an advertisement in Melody Maker,and later travelled to London to join The Dominators,a band whose situation he later described as "hopeless-until Angus Cullen applied for the lead singer spot".He and Heyworth hit it off immediately,and Heyworth was invited to stay at Cullen's family flat in Barkstone Gardens near Earl's Court.The pair settled down to some serious writing,eventually welcoming bassist Kevin McCarthy and drummer Iain Clark to the fold and now calling themselves Charge.

In 1969 they take the name"Cressida".
Cressida mostly played the university and college circuits,as well as London clubs such as the Speakeasy,Revolution,Blaises and the Marquee Club.The first LP was recorded at Wessex Studios with Byrne producing.It consisted of songs by either Cullen or Heyworth(who handled lead vocals on one),plus one contribution each by Jennings and Clark.

Cressida went through a difficult phase when Heyworth was forced to leave in early 70`
The band having broken up in September 70`
Heyworth died in January 10

Angus Cullen-lead vocals,acoustic guitar,percussion(1968-1970)
Kevin McCarthy-bass(1968-1970)
Iain Clark-drums,percussion(1968-1970)
John Heyworth-guitars,vocals(1968–70)
Lol Coker-organ(1968–69)
Peter Jennings-organ, piano(1969–70)
John Culley-guitars(1970)


This is the very rare first LP of this extraordinary band-

Cressida
Condition :
Media/Mint
Cover/VG+( light ring wear ,wear on the left at the gatefold)
OIS/Mint(Very rare with OIS-Vertigo Swirl)
See pictures!

Collector Edition

Lot details
Artist/ Band (max 3)
Cressida
Record Title
Cressida
Nr of items
1
Media Source
LP Album
Release Country
Netherlands
Release year (oldest)
1970
Release year (youngest)
1970
Condition
Various conditions
Pressing
1st Pressing
Includes
Gatefold, Original inner sleeve
Record Label
Vertigo
Record Label Number
847 904 VTY
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