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NDR Hörfest '88 LP 1988
Label: Extra Records & Tapes #: NDR DOKUMENTATION 6 Country: Germany
Info: The 6th in a series of 7 compilations produced by the German radio network NDR, presenting not only amateurs in the rock & pop-field but also folk, jazz, schlager etc on some earlier volumes. This would be one of the few volumes including any Metal.

CONTENT
(bold = exclusive track / normal = non-exclusive track / italic = non-metal)



Side A:
1. DOUBLE TROUBLE - All Shook up
  Barbershop version of the old Elvis tune.
2. GRAFFITY - Sometimes
  Pop-soul.
3. TOUGH GUYS DON'T DANCE - Frank
  80's disco-pop.
4. D.C. ROBERTSON - Why Do You Talk About Love
  Pop-soul/disco.
5. INVADERS - Going Out Tonight
  Funky/jazzy pop-rock.
6. RESCUE - Juliette
  Def Leppard-sounding commercial HR.
7. STEP FOUR - If I'll Lose You
  aor/pop-HR.
8. CAKEWALK - Come And Join The Army
  Soft-rock.

Side B:
1. HERMANN LÖNS BAND - Jeder
  Generic, mainstream 80's pop-rock.
2. MAX 80 - Dicke Frau'n
  Novelty pop/schlager.
3. JOY & PAIN - Step By Step
  More schmalzy 80's pop.
4. AIRLESS - Searchin
  Self-professed 'Heavy Metal' though this is very much on the verge of melodic Hard Rock. Some heavier riffing towards the end implies this might be one of the band's more melodic numbers.
5. SALEM'S LOT - Goblins
  Could it be... Yes, it's indeed our old friends SALEM'S LAW under an early monicker. I've kinda got over the funny vocals in later years and while a bit sloppy there's no denying their German Power Metal(TM) is quite enjoyable. Seems to be the same recording as on their "Tale Of Goblin's Breed" LP.
6. OASIS - Stories To Tell
  Jazzy prog-rock/proggy jazz-rock
7. TÄTÄRÄ - Käfer
  Kooky instrumental ompah/circus-music.
8. EL PERICOLOSO SPORGERSI - Freitag Der 13.
  Avant-garde sound-collage/cut-up/jazz experiment.
         
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