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Bruford's Rock Goes To College gets CD/DVD reissue

Bill Bruford
(Image credit: James Cumpsty/Redferns - Getty)

Former Yes and King Crimson drummer Bill Bruford has his 2006 Rock Goes To College album reissued on CD and DVD through his Winterfold label through Cherry Red Records.

The set was originally recorded for the BBC television programme Rock Goes To College which ran between 1978 and 1981, featuring live sets from the likes of Steve Hillage, The Police, AC/DC, Tom Petty, Lindisfarne, Robin Trower and more.

The Bruford set was recorded on March 17, 1979 at Oxford Polytechnic and features Bill Bruford (drums, percussion), Allan Holdsworth (guitar), Dave Stewart (keyboards),  Jeff Berlin (bass) and Annette Peacock (voice).  

“This was a baptism by fire, our first gig in the first few days of the band’s existence," says Bruford. "At the beginning of it I wasn’t sure. By the end, I knew we were on to something serious."

Get Rock Goes To College.

Bill Bruford

(Image credit: Winterfold)

BRUFORD: ROCK GOES TO COLLEGE

DISC ONE – CD:
1. Sample And Hold
2. Beelzebub
3. The Shahara Of The Snow (Part One)
4. The Shahara Of The Snow (Part Two)
5. Forever Until Sunday
6. Back To The Beginning
7. Adios A La Pasada (Goodbye To The Past)
8. 5G

DISC TWO – DVD: (NTSC Region 0)
1. Sample And Hold
2. Beelzebub
3. The Shahara Of The Snow (Part One)
4. The Shahara Of The Snow (Part Two)
5. Forever Until Sunday
6. Back To The Beginning
7. Adios A La Pasada (Goodbye To The Past)
8. 5G

Jerry Ewing
Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.