Category Archives: History

Q&A: Actor Peter Stormare on Ramases and the Psych Rock Resurgence | Filter

From Filter By Christian Koons on April 21, 2014 The psychedelic rock resurgence isn’t exactly news at this point. The recent popularity of bands like Tame Impala, Temples, Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Foxygen—not to mention the increased exposure of the … Continue reading

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Ramases’ ‘Roman style’ house in Sheffield | John Mallender

Thanks to John Mallender for these scans about Ramases’ ‘Roman style’ house in Sheffield which he used to live in.  

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The Saga Of Ramases by Selket, parts 1, 2, 3 & 4

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Pharoah Dynamic | Mojo, May 2013

 

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Ramases’ Guitar | Suborderly

Extracted from a blog post by Suborderly In the late 1970s, my friend and collaborator in Tonesucker, Terry Burrows, bought a 1960s Epiphone acoustic guitar from East End Bargains in Ipswich. The guitar played very nicely but someone had scrawled … Continue reading

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Martin Raphael and Ramases are not the same person

It was reported by many reviewers and re-issue liner note writers that Ramases’ real name was Martin Raphael. However in May 2012, Dorothy, better known to Ramases fans as Sel (or Selket), advised that her late husband, Ramases (real name … Continue reading

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Suborderly: Ramases in Felixstowe

Over three thousand years after his death, it is said that Ramesses II appeared to Martin Raphael, a Sheffield-born ex-Army PT instructor, who, like the pharaoh, had also achieved success in the construction industry, most notably through a central heating … Continue reading

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These scans were very kindly supplied by John Mallender from Sheffield.

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Forum Archives, 1999-2005

2004 SPACE HYMNS RE-ISSUE The 2004 Repertoire reissue (REPUK 1030) has four bonus tracks. Balloon (Alternative Mix, 1971 UK Single A side), Muddy Water (1971 UK Single B side), Jesus Come Back (1972 UK Single A side), Hello Mister (1972 … Continue reading

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