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Digitally re-mastered and expanded edition of the former Hawkwind member's 1974 album including three bonus tracks. Recorded for United Artists Records, this concept album featured classic songs such as 'Ejection', 'The Right Stuff' and 'The Widowmaker' interwoven with humorous satirical dialogue from Calvert, Jim Capaldi and Viv Stanshall. The musical guests include Hawkwind, Arthur Brown and Brian Eno, making for a unique and legendary album. Atomhenge. 2009.
|1. Franz Josef Strauss, Defence Minister, Reviews the Luftwaffe in 1958. Finding It|
|2. The Aerospaceage Inferno|
|3. Aircraft Slaesman (A Door in the Foot)|
|4. The Widow Maker|
|5. Two Test Pilots Discuss the Starfighter's Performance|
|6. The Right Stuff|
|7. Board Meeting (Seen Through a Contact Lense)|
|8. The Song of the Gremlin (Part One)|
|9. Ground Crew (Last Minute Reassembly Before Take- Off)|
|10. Hero with a Wing|
|11. Ground Control to Pilot|
|14. I Resign|
|15. The Song of the Gremlin (Part Two)|
|16. Bier Garten|
|17. Catch a Falling Starfighter|
|18. The Right Stuff (Extended Version)|
|19. Ejection (Single Version)|
|20. Catch a Falling Starfighter (Single Version)|
Without a dought the greatest Robert Calvert and Hawkwind piece of art!! I know that is saying a mouthful, but from start to finish this is one wild ride! Read morePublished 8 months ago by Panama Redd Esq.
This is an awesome piece of work.....
Great pounding rock music fused with amazing vignettes of dialog tell a great (and very humorous) story ......
Captain Lockheed was an album that a comparatively few people bought at the time it was made and is one that has gone on to achieve a very limited cult status. Read morePublished on April 22, 2010 by Fat Jon
Recommended! Love this ,especially "The Right Stuff ","Ejection" and my favorite "Aerospaceage Inferno" . Read morePublished on August 21, 2008 by Bob Calvert
The CD bought through Amazon was exactly as I hoped it would be.
I was inspired to buy the album by watching a program on collectors of historic aeroplanes - one collector was... Read more
Bob Calvert, one of the driving forces behind English space rock band Hawkwind, cobbled together this excellent comedic rock album based on the German Government's misguided... Read morePublished on May 7, 2007 by Stephen J. Corsini
Bob Halford a rare and vastly underestimated talent! To his close relation, a great poet in his own right, I am proud that you carry my vinyl version of this masterpiece. Read morePublished on May 4, 2002 by ALAN M GILBERT