Graham Bond Organisation box set out in June

Graham Bomd in 1967
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The Graham Bond Organisation are to put out a four disc box set in June. The collection boasts "the biggest and most comprehensive collection of work" released by the band. Wade In The Water (Classics, Origins & Oddities) will be released through Repertoire Records on June 4.

Wade In The Water (Classics, Origins & Oddities) features 96-tracks, including many from the band's classic albums - with many remixed by ex-Cream lyricist Pete Brown and Dick Heckstall-Smith (Colosseum) from the original 4-track masters.

It also includes several live performances by the GBO including Ginger Baker’s first vocal, plus an amazingly wild gig by the band’s original line-up; originally unavailable on CD until 2012. Also featured rare demo sessions together with the GBO backing other artists, many unreleased at the time plus others unavailable since the 60s.

The set comes packed into double jewel cases, with two 20-page booklets; one featuring archive memorabilia, rare photos and an introduction by producer Pete Brown, the other track-by-track annotation.

Graham Bond

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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.