Anton LaVey – Strange Music – Amarillo Records 1994

Thanks For The Memory / Strange Music / Temptation

Start The Day Right / One For My Baby / The Year Of Jubilo / Gloomy Sunday

Anton LaVey, 1960’s ‘Head’ and media nemesis, founder member of San Fransisco’s Church Of Satan, musician, writer and some time film star (Polanski’s Rosemary’s Baby) showing his talents in a ‘Ballroom’ style…including the number one suicide song, better known sung by Billie Holiday, banned for many years in many countries, ‘Gloomy Sunday’.

The man himself passed on in 1997…

More info on this record here

  1. admin
    February 9, 2008 at 1:55 am

    Brett, Dave Roberts, Bob and myself read the Satanic Bible by Anton LaVey at James Street. At that time, 1979, it had been reproduced as an ‘out-of-copyright’ cheapo paperback.

    The sort of book that would be theived as an afterthought with a jacket bulging with arty hardbacks.

    Suprisingly none of us thought it was much cop. We already had Crowley and Nietzsche in our veins by then.

  2. Nic
    February 12, 2008 at 10:07 am

    La Vey’s philosophy is essentially a re-presentation of the American model of Keynesian capitalism and Social Darwinism, so it’s not surprising that it didn’t resonate…

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