2008 four CD anthology that covers Ayers' musical career from 1969 to 1980; a period most fans and critics deem his best. Ayers remains one of Rock's oddest enigmas. He makes ordinary subjects extraordinary with his rich low vocals and inventive wordplay. He projects the image of a Prog-Rock beach bum writing about life's absurdities with a celebratory, relaxed detachment, yet he is also one of Prog- Rock's more important innovators, helping to launch the Soft Machine, and working with noted progressive musicians Mike Oldfield, Lol Coxhill, and Steve Hillage. Ayers' solo material reflected a Folksier, lazier, and gentler turn than Soft Machine. He was often compared to Syd Barrett, but without the madness and is never less than enjoyable and original, Discs One to Three contain 49 hits, album tracks and more while Disc Four was recorded at The Queen Elizabeth Hall, London on 25th May 1973.
Francisco de Asís Palacios Ortega (Paco to his friends), better known as the "Pali", born May 22, 1928 in the central neighborhood of La Casa de la Moneda de Sevilla and dies in the same city in 1988 Andalusian at age 60. The nickname seems to be that it is because in his youth was thin as a "stick" nothing to do with the image that is identified in the photographs of his albums since "The Pali" eventually gained weight and had to overcome their myopia with glasses whose lenses were increasing the so-called "bottle-ass." Your fat and glasses gave him that peculiar aspect which remind people of Seville, and who disappeared in 1988 and was buried as said on one of their Sevillanas "With my flag of Spain."