Group 1850

Discography

Agemo's Trip To Mother Earth (1968)

Agemo's Trip To Mother Earth (1968)

Agemo's Trip To Mother Earth
(1968)

1967-1968
1967-1968
(1993)

Groep 1850
Paradise Now / Agemo's Trip To Mother Earth
(2013)

Tracks:
  1. Steel sings (D. van Bergen, P. Sjardin) [3:02]
  2. Little fly (D. van Bergen, P. Sjardin) [4:17]
  3. I put my hands on your shoulder (D. van Bergen, P. Sjardin) [13:36]
  4. You did it too hard (D. van Bergen, P. Sjardin) [2:10]
  5. A point in this life (D. van Bergen, P. Sjardin) [5:03]
  6. Refound (D. van Bergen, P. Sjardin) [3:02]
  7. Reborn (D. van Bergen, P. Sjardin) [3:31]

CD Bonus tracks (Pseudonym release):

  1. Misty night [3:31] (1966)
  2. Look around [2:36] (1966)
  3. I want more (Fingertips)  (P. Sjardin) [2:04] (1967)
  4. I know (La Pensé) (D. van Bergen, P. Sjardin) [3:12] (1967)
  5. Mother no-head (H. van Hemert, P. Sjardin) [3:25] (1967)
  6. Ever ever green (P. Sjardin, H. van Hemert) [3:17] (1967)
  7. Zero  (D. van Bergen, P. Sjardin) [3:29] (1968)
  8. Frozen mind  (D. van Bergen, P. Sjardin) [3:40] (1968)
  9. We love life (Like we love you)  (D. van Bergen, P. Sjardin) [4:29] (1968)
  10. Fire [2:31] (1971)
  11. Have you ever heard [3:36] (1971)
  12. 1000 years before [2:38] (1968)
  13. Dream of the future [2:33] (1968)

CD Bonus tracks (Rotation release):

  1. I know (La Pensé) (D. van Bergen, P. Sjardin) [3:12] (1967)
  2. I want more (Fingertips)  (P. Sjardin) [2:04] (1967)
  3. Mother no-head (H. van Hemert, P. Sjardin) [3:25] (1967)
  4. Ever ever green (P. Sjardin, H. van Hemert) [3:17] (1967)
  5. Zero  (D. van Bergen, P. Sjardin) [3:29] (1968)
  6. Frozen mind  (D. van Bergen, P. Sjardin) [3:40] (1968)
  7. We love life (Like we love you)  (D. van Bergen, P. Sjardin) [4:29] (1968)
  8. Mother no-head (H. van Hemert, P. Sjardin) (French version) [3:40] (1967)
  9. Mother no-head (H. van Hemert, P. Sjardin) (Instrumental) [3:38] (1967)

Musicians:

  • Beer Klaasse: Drums
  • Peter Sjardin: Keyboards, vocals, flute
  • Daniël van Bergen: Guitar
  • Ruud van Buren: Bass guitar

Guest
Hans Wesseling: Spoken word
Hans van Hemert: Vocals (on [10, 15])

Information:
Produced by Hans van Hemert

LP Philips PY 844083 (1968)
LP Pseudonym VP99-003 (1997)
CD Mercury 518 487 2 (1993)
CD Pseudonym CDP-1047-DD (1997)
CD Rotation 064 452-2 (2002)
CD Pseudonym CDP-1118 (2013) (Together with Paradise Now)

Notes:
References to the track Mother No-head can be heard in the Supersister song The groupies of the band, which was released as the b-side of a single in 1971. See also here.

The album 1967-1968 consists of the same tracks as the Rotation release, only in a different running order.

Reviews

Paradise Now (1969)

Paradise Now (1969)

Paradise Now
(1969)

Paradise Now (1978)
Paradise Now
(1978)

Groep 1850
Paradise Now / Agemo's Trip To Mother Earth
(2013)

Tracks:
  1. Paradise now (D. van Bergen, P. Sjardin) [5:22]
  2. Friday I'm free (D. Duba, P. Sjardin) [2:54]
  3. Hunger (D. van Bergen, P. Sjardin) [4:54]
  4. Circle (D. Duba, P. Sjardin) [1:08]
  5. Lonelyness (D. Duba, D. van Bergen, P. Sjardin) [2:16]
  6. Martin en Peter (M. van Duinhoven, P. Sjardin) [1:55]
  7. ?! (D. Duba, P. Sjardin) [7:03]
  8. Purple sky (D. Duba, P. Sjardin) [10:53]

Musicians:

  • Peter Sjardin: Organ, vocals, flute
  • Dave Duba: Guitar
  • Dolf Geldof: Bass Guitar
  • Martin van Duinhoven: Drums
  • Daniël van Bergen: Guitar

Information:
LP Diskofoon VD 7063 (1969)
LP Killroy Favoriet KFA 13058 KL (1978)
CD Free 9105016-2 (1991)
CD Pseudonym CDP-1118 (2013) (Together with Agemo's Trip To Mother Earth)
LP Pseudonym VP99.044 (2013)

Notes:
The Free CD release wasn't taken from the master tapes, but is a copy from a long playing record. Although the sound quality is rather good, you still can hear some unevenness. The Killroy album is a re-release with a different cover.

Back sideParadise Now (1969)

Paradise NowParadise Now (1978)

Reviews

Live (1974)

Live (1974)

Live
(1974)

Tracks:
  1. Paradise now (D. Duba, P. Sjardin) [2:04]
  2. Years in every day (D. Duba, P. Sjardin) [5:23]
  3. Between 18 and 50 part VII (D. Duba, P. Sjardin) [15:11]
  4. Purple sky (D. Duba, P. Sjardin) [4:59]
  5. Noyas congas (N. Noya, P. v. Wageningen, P. Sjardin) [5:08]
  6. Verandering (P. Sjardin) [15:51]

Musicians:

  • Peter Sjardin: Organiser, vocals, sound effects
  • Dave Duba: Guitar, vocals
  • Dolf Geldof: Bass guitar
  • Paul van Wageningen: Drums

Guests:
Ko Sprang: Saxophone (on [2])
Neppy Noya: Percussion (on [4] and [5])

Information:
Recorded live in 1969. Tracks [1] and [2] recorded at Tivoli, Utrecht. Tracks [3] and [4] recorded at Tin Pan Alley, Emmen. Track [5] unknown and track [6] recorded at Slijkeinde, Den Haag.
Verandering means Change.
The organiser is a sort of synthesizer built by Sjardin.

LP Orange OP1 (1974)
CD Progressive line PL500 (2001)

Live (1974)

Reviews

Polyandri (1975)

Polyandri (1975)

Polyandri
(1975)

Tracks:
  1. Jojo (P. Sjardin) [1:34]
  2. Between eighty and fifty: part 1850 (P. Sjardin) [2:57]
  3. Flower garden (P. Sjardin) [0:32]
  4. Thousand years before (P. Sjardin) [4:35]
  5. Starfighter (P. Sjardin) [2:29]
  6. Silver earring (P. Sjardin) [4:10]
  7. Patience (P. Sjardin) [2:48]
  8. USSR gossip (P. Sjardin) [5:03]
  9. Cages (P. Sjardin) [5:23]
  10. Avant les pericles (P. Sjardin) [6:19]
  11. Pumping up the rubber trees (P. Sjardin) [3:11]

Musicians:

  • Peter Sjardin: Organiser, piano, vocals, flute
  • Dolf Geldof: Bass guitar
  • Dave Duba: Guitar (on [2, 3, 4, 8])
  • Martin van Duinhoven: Drums and percussion (except on [1, 5, 11])
Guests:
  • Paul van Wageningen: Drums (on [1, 5, 11])
  • Leo Benninck: Guitar (on [1, 5, 11])
  • Barry Hay: Flute (on [6])
  • Hans Dulfer: Saxophone (on [8, 10])
  • Marc Boon: Solo guitar (on [11])
  • Frank van de Kloot: Guitar (on [7])
  • Maarten Lucas Troost: Piano and voice (on [3])
  • Neppy Noya: Congas (on [8])

Information:
Produced by Peter Sjardin
Engineered by Joan Tresling, Frans Sjardin and Ben Mathon
Revox effects on [6] by Sjoerd Koppert
Main recording January 1974
Recorded at Rainbow and Artisound, Amsterdam
Art direction and design by Robby

Barry Hay is the vocalist of the Golden Earring.
Frank van de Kloot played guitar in Drama.

LP Rubber RR 1851 (1975)
CD Twilight Tone TT013 (1997)
CD Progressive Line PL603 (2006)

Notes:
Do not buy the Twilight Zone release, because it is terrible. They just transferred the album to a cd including hiss and clicks. It sounds like a very poorly bootleg. De PL release is much better and far more carefully done.

Reviews

Live On Tour (1976)

Live On Tour (1976)

Live On Tour
(1976)

Tracks:
  1. Aperitive (P. Sjardin) [7:23]
  2. Hoes D'oevre (P. Sjardin) [7:19]
  3. Main dish (P. Sjardin) [8:13]
  4. Side dish (P. Sjardin) [24:05]
  5. Dessert (P. Sjardin) [6:21]

Musicians:

  • Peter Sjardin: Organisor
  • Hessel de Vries: Fender piano, synthesizer
  • Neppy Noya: Congas
  • Arthur Ebeling: Guitar
  • Paul van Wageningen: Drums

Information:
This album was released in 1976, but was recorded earlier. The sleeve doesn't give any information when and where it was recorded, but it was probably in 1973.

LP Rubber RR 1852 (1976)
CD Progressive Line PL501 (2001)

Reviews