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Category: “Swan Lager”

“Swan Lager”: Prog Rock Reggae

Yes keyboardist Rick Wakeman‘s beery take on Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake” became the A-side of a 45 released by A&M in 1979: “Swan Lager”     Rick Wakeman     1979 “Swan Lager” also served as side two’s closing track for 1979 double LP, Rhapsodies.  Cash Box‘s review in their June 23, 1979

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