>I have a question about Verve Records, but it's not about Jazz. I
>have a wonderful psych/pop album by "The Gordian Knot" which is from
>the late 60s and is on Verve. I'm wondering if anyone can tell me
>if this was a real big departure for the label or if they regularly
>had non-Jazz releases? I know they are known for Jazz, but don't
>know much else about the label.
>Thanks for your time.
>Preserving the past for the future.
Dave Bradley President
Off the top of my head I can think of several non-jazz verve
recordings including the first album by Zappa and the Mothers of
Invention, The Blues Project, and there are folk recordings by Dave
van Ronk, Patrick Sky and quite a few others.