Items are presented from newest to oldest.

February 9, 2014

March 1, 2013

March 16, 2008

  • credit photo to Clifton Bancroft for 2 photos

February 24, 2008

January 2, 2008

November 30, 2007

August 30, 2007

  • single Drugpost from Raymond Vincent; many thanks to Philippe Colinge for all the information, scan and mp3
  • added sounds for Morgan; many thanks also to Philippe Colinge

August 13, 2007

May 30, 2007

April 22, 2007

April 7, 2007

January 24, 2007

  • link to Bruno Libert and Diane Sutherland web site added in several pages : http://www.brunolibert.be
  • something very interesting : a video with Esperanto at Bataclan, Paris. 2 songs from this concert were broadcasted on French TV ORTF during emission POP2 the 1st December 1973: "On Down the Road" and "Busy Doing Nothing". The first song is available for free here at INA. The complete emission can also be bought on the INA web site. Thanks to Nicolas Kertesz for this information.

April 27, 2006

February 8, 2006

January 18, 2006

January 16, 2006

January 7, 2006

  • Modification of the web site to no more use frame. Navigation and links should be better.
    You need perhaps to press "Refresh" in your browser to see the new pages if you have previously already accessed this web site
  • Last Tango Press Kit

December 19, 2005

November 29, 2005

August 15, 2005

August 7, 2005

July 2, 2005

  • Corrected the lyrics for the song The Castle. Thanks to Martin Carter for this info
  • Corrected the name for Daniel (Dany) Lademacher. Thanks to Ph.D. Gerard Luc Theodore D'Homalius Halloy

June 12, 2005

  • Rock Orchestra: release on 8 Track Stereo Catridge, my first 8 Track!

April 24, 2005

January 2, 2005

November 14, 2004

August 22, 2004

August 7, 2004

July 4, 2004

June 20, 2004

May 31, 2004

April 8, 2004

October 11, 2003

July 24, 2003

June 18, 2003

  • Russian release of the CD Rock Orchestra
  • a few Japanese Danse Macabre and Last Tango CDs have 2 obis, the second obi is a copy of the obi of the LPs released in 1974 and 1975

June 14, 2003

May 21, 2003

May 18, 2003

April 21, 2003

April 20, 2003

  • Limited japanese miniature LP paper sleeve CDs release of Danse Macabre and Last Tango has been announced for the 7th May 2003. Pre-order can already be done yet; for example at http://www.artist-shop.com

February 16, 2003

  • what inspired the song Statue of Liberty from the Glenn Shorrock's bio: the closing scenes of the film 'Planet Of The Apes'.

February 11, 2003

January 5, 2003

December 29, 2002

December 26, 2002

  • Some more info on the French version of Last Tango sang by Sylvie Vartan. Better scans of the EPs.

December 7, 2002

  • Today Sally "Dr.Feelgood" made an interview with Glenn Shorrock on 3AW Radio in Melbourne, Australia. She mentioned the Esperanto's web site to Glenn and they spoke together a little about that time seen as experimental music by Glenn. An extract of "Statue of Liberty" was broadcasted.
    Thanks Sally !
  • lyrics for Emma

October 3, 2002

  • Mexican release of LP Danse Macabre

September 22, 2002

  • Mexican release of LP Last Tango
  • sampler 2002 CD from Si-Wan Records contains the song Last Tango

August 31, 2002

  • Canadian release of LP Esperanto Rock Orchestra

August 4, 2002

  • single Last Tango / Obsession, Dutch release

July 4, 2002

  • single Busy Doing Nothing / Gypsy Dutch release

July 3, 2002

  • Lot of information about Esperanto in Prog-résiste nr.28, april 2002. This is a famous belgian prog-magazine written in french. 4 pages with the story of Esperanto (same as the one published on Si-Wan CDs), 2 pages of review on the 3 Cds, 3 pages interview with Bruno Libert and 3 pages interview with Si-Wan. All written by DrProg, aka Gilles Arend. Thanks Gilles!
  • Last Tango LP has been released in Argentina with the title: Ultimo Tango
  • another single Statue of Liberty / Gypsy, this one released in Australia

March 24, 2002

  • single Statue of Liberty / Gypsy
  • Cathy Shostak played keyboards and sang back-up in Esperanto for the UK tour (with Magma) in 1974
  • some Esperanto reviews on e-Prog

February 3, 2002

  • canadian version of Danse Macabre (same catalog number as USA release)

January 27, 2002

  • french and spanish version of Last Tango has been sang by Sylvie Vartan (thanks to my sister Danièle Riem-Wacker for this information)
  • Si-Wan Records web site shows the Esperanto CD's releases in the welcome page

December 9, 2001

  • Esperanto Rock Orchestra released on CD by Si-Wan Records, catalogue No: SRMC 5011, bonus tracks are: "Getting Along", "Waiting Till The Day I Die" and "Emma"
  • Danse Macabre released on CD by Si-Wan Records, catalogue No: SRMC 5013, bonus tracks are different versions of: "The Duel", "The Decision" and "The Cloister" sang by Glenn Shorrock
  • I received these new CDs 2 days ago! Si-Wan web site is not updated, but you can order them now. 
    These CDs have each a booklet with lyrics, photos and the story of Esperanto and bonus tracks from an unreleased acetate produced just before Danse Macabre.
  • MP3 extract for all songs

December 2, 2001

  • album Metronomics done by Raymond Vincent in 1972, it's a kind of pre-Esperanto's music

December 1, 2001

October 25, 2001

October 21, 2001

October 20, 2001

  • Last Tango released on CD by Si-Wan Records, catalogue No: SRMC 5015. I received my copy yesterday! Si-Wan web site is not updated, but you can order it now. 
    This CD has a booklet with photos and the story of Esperanto and 2 bonus tracks: "In Search Of A Dream" and "Busy Doing Nothing" extracted from an unreleased acetate produced just before Danse Macabre

October 8, 2001

  • pictures of Esperanto Rock Orchestra releases, sleeves, obi and lyrics are available here

October 4, 2001

  • complete lyrics for Last Tango LP

September 20, 2001

  • lyrics for Rock Orchestra, Danse Macabre LPs and for most part of Last Tango LP
  • Japanese releases of Rock Orchestra and Danse Macabre LPs
  • Japanese release of Last Tango / Painted Lady single

September 6, 2001

September 3, 2001

  • The liner notes for the Si-Wan CD editions are on the way and are done by Bruno Libert and Gilles Arend from Prog-Résiste (Belgian magazine on Progressive Rock)
  • Panini-Modena card: another colour photo added under "Other information / Various"

August 11, 2001

August 9, 2001

  • a lot of photos and ads has been added under "Other information"
  • German release of Last Tango LP is AMLS 68295, many thanks to Detlev Camp in Germany

July 23, 2001

  • no news since a long time! but keep watching the next weeks, a lot of new materials has been collected
  • I've meet Bruno Libert (Esperanto's keyboardist), Eve and Glenn, the wife and the son of Raymond Vincent (Esperanto's violinist) last week in Bruxelles! Lovely people!
  • great news from Bruno himself: the contract with Si-Wan Records has been signed 2 weeks ago and all three CDs will be reedited before the end of this year, bonus tracks will be added
  • brazilian, german and australian releases of the LP Esperanto Rock Orchestra
  • single "Busy Doing Nothing" and "Move Away", this first song has not been released on the LP Esperanto Rock Orchestra

November 13, 2000

  • the site has moved and can be reached at a more easy to remember address: www.esperanto.best.cd (this is an alias to www.cclittoral.ch/esperanto)
  • all audio samples are now on-line
  • Tarkus, a progressive magazine, has a review on Esperanto Rock Esperanto in Norwegian. Thanks to Sven Eriksen.

April 13, 2000

  • got the kind permission from Glenn Vincent (son of Raymond Vincent) and Bruno Libert to reproduce the album covers and publish audio samples!
  • I've received the information that Si-Wan will release all 3 CDs in a near future!

April 9, 2000

  • web pages published

March 3, 2000

  •  the first Esperanto's pages done

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