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Beggars Opera - Pathfinder Album

Performer: Beggars Opera
Genre: Rock
Title: Pathfinder
Country: UK
Released: 1974
Style: Prog Rock
Label: Vertigo
Catalog Number: 6360 073
FLAC version ZIP size: 2343 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 2821 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 2256 mb
Rating: 4.8
Votes: 031


Written-By – Gardiner
2From Shark To Haggis
Written-By – Gardiner, Scott
Written-By – Park
4Madame Doubtfire
Written-By – McFeddries, Griffiths, Gardiner
5MacArthur Park
Written-By – Webb
Written-By – Gardiner
7The Witch
Written-By – Gardiner, Scott


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
6360 073Beggars Opera Pathfinder ‎(LP, Album)Vertigo6360 073UK1972
UICY-25586Beggars Opera Pathfinder ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM, SHM)VertigoUICY-25586Japan2016
6360 073Beggars Opera Pathfinder ‎(LP, Album, RP)Vertigo6360 073GermanyUnknown
RJ-7224Beggars Opera Pathfinder ‎(LP, Album, RE)VertigoRJ-7224Japan1977
SRML 0026Beggars Opera Pathfinder ‎(LP, Album)VertigoSRML 0026South Korea1994


  • Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, VocalsGordon Sellar
  • Design [Sleeve Design]Bloomsbury Group
  • DrumsRay Wilson
  • EngineerBarry Ainsworth, Roger Wake (tracks: B1)
  • Illustration [Sleeve Illustration]Peter Goodfellow
  • KeyboardsAlan Park
  • Lead Guitar, VocalsRicky Gardiner
  • Lead Vocals, Liner NotesMartin Griffiths
  • ProducerBeggars Opera


Second release, 1974.
This release has the visible border round the label's edge.
Released on a Vertigo ''swirl'' label in a 6-part poster cover.


  • Matrix / Runout (side A, stamped): 6360073 1Y//1∇420 1 1 7 04
  • Matrix / Runout (side B, stamped): 6360073 2Y//1∇420 1 1 6 04


Pathfinder is the third album by the Scottish progressive band Beggars Opera, published in 1972. The Mellotron, as found on its predecessor Waters of Change had all but vanished. The music here is pretty much early '70s song-based progressive, typical of the British scene of the time, dominated by the Hammond organ. It is quite an accessible album with catchy and solid melodies. Ricky Gardiner - lead guitar, vocals. Martin Griffiths - lead vocals. Alan Park - keyboards. Martin Griffiths - lead vocals Alan Park - keyboards Ricky Gardiner - lead guitar and vocals Gordon Sellar - acoustic guitar & bass guitar and vocal Opera's third album offered up another dramatic change in pace and style from a band that had already demonstrated its musical schizophrenia well enough. Considerably more song-oriented than either of its predecessors, Pathfinder set out its stall with the pounding pop of Hobo before delving deep into period preoccupations with a truly visionary assault on MacArthur Park - imagine Vanilla Fudge if Brian Auger had created their arrangements. Eight minutes seem too short a time in which to layer all of the group's ideas, but they succeed with room to sp. Pathfinder is a music studio album recording by BEGGARS OPERA Symphonic ProgProgressive Rock released in 1972 on cd, lp, vinyl andor cassette. CD Line Records - LICD O 1989, Germany CD Repertoire Records - REPUK 1066 2005, UK. Buy BEGGARS OPERA Pathfinder Music. Beggars Opera : Pathfinder,альбом, рецезия, трек-лист, mp3, тексты песен. The Witch. From Shark to sein, dass Beggars Opera bei Pathfinder bemüht waren, etwas eingängigere, leichter verständlichere Rockmusik zu schaffen. Manche Parts nehmen schon Klangbilder vorweg, die später für Wishbone Ash typisch wurden. Das Album wurde in folgender Besetzung eingespielt: Martin Griffiths: Gesang, Alan Park: Keyboards, Ricky Gardiner: Gitarre, Gordon Sellar: Bass, Raymond Wilson: Schlagzeug. Diese Version verkaufen. SRML 0026. Beggars Opera. Pathfinder LP, Album. Beggars Opera Hobo Pathfinder 1972 4:31. Beggars Opera - MacArthur Park 8:19. Beggars Opera - The Witch 1972 6:06. Beggars Opera Pathfinder 1972, Prog Rock, UK 3:47. From Shark To Haggis - Beggar's Opera 6:46. Beggars Opera STRETCHER from Pathfinder Vertigo UK Press 4:48. Beggars Opera Madame Doubtfire 4:40. Listen free to Beggars Opera Pathfinder Hobo, Macarthur Park and more. 7 tracks 37:53. Featured items. Beggars opera pathfinder. 26 results found. Filters : Items on sale Mint Sellers Professional sellers Private sellers. Beggars Opera - 1972 - Domicil Club, Mannheim April 18, 1972 Da war ich dort. Habe gerade die CD in meiner Sammlung gefunden. Chris Farmer. Ricky co founded Beggars Opera. a wizard on the guitar he later worked with David Bowie on his Low LP and with Iggy Pop writing The Passenger with him. Thanks to Alvis for this photo. Beggars Opera 1969-1972. 1 June at 03:21 . Our wild showman drummer Ray Wilson. here on stage at the First British Rock Meeting in Speyer Germany in 1971