The Children Of “Houses Of The Holy”

By Doyle Tatum

Melody Hill was the Circle Sky Records official magazine while we were open between 2002 and 2010.

Melody Hill #14 was our next to the last regular issue of the Melody Hill fanzine.

The cover for this issue was drawn by the Circle Sky store manager, and my good friend, Donnie Thompson.

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Emerson, Lake & Palmer – Doyle’s Space: Music Hall of Fame

Welcome back my friends…

My second inductee of 2022, and ninth so far, is the progressive rock supergroup, Emerson, Lake & Palmer (ELP). I wrote about the member’s beginnings, back in the Circle Sky Record store days for our magazine Melody Hill and posted the story, From The Beginning, for you to read.

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Led Zeppelin – Doyle’s Space: Music Hall of Fame

My next inductee into my Music Hall of Fame is Led Zeppelin. I had a friend, in the early 80’s that had a Pontiac Firebird and loved Led Zeppelin. He had spent more on the sound system than the car and he played their music really loud. It sounded really good, I’m sure they would have been proud.

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Pink Floyd – Doyle’s Space: Music Hall of Fame

My 4th inductee is the incredible Pink Floyd. In 1973, a friend of mine had the 45 of “Money/Any Colour You Like” and I was hooked. Soon, I would, like everyone else, buy a copy of the Dark Side of the Moon LP. I later went back to their beginnings, and as a psychedelic fan, was not disappointed.

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Pink Floyd – Animals

The 1977 Animals progressive rock album by Pink Floyd has always been one of my favorites. It is 41 minutes and 40 seconds while only 5 songs. The Pig between the smoke stacks at Battersea Power Station was conceived by Roger Waters and graphic genius Storm Thorgerson (Hipgnosis).

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