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Encore Records Ltd

Global Village Trucking Company - Smiling Revolution - 2CD

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2 CD - UK Import

Stalwarts of the UK gig circuit and Festival scene, Global Village Trucking Company made their first appearance on record in January 1974 on the album "Greasy Truckers Live at Dingwall's Dance Hall", a live double album at an event staged by the alternative music and events promoters which also featured Henry Cow, Camel and Gong.

Following this, Global Village Trucking Company recorded their only album at Rockfield Studios intended for release on a new label to be established by Dave Robinson (later founder of Stiff Records).

The proposed record company failed to materialise and by the summer of 1975 the band had called it a day and an arrangement was made with Virgin Records to release the album posthumously on Virgin's Caroline label. Forty years on, "Smiling Revolution" has been compiled by the band and gathers together the band's legendary album as originally intended, their tracks from the Greasy Truckers release, John Peel session tracks and other previously unreleased delights, all superbly remastered by acclaimed producer Robin Millar.