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Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen

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Although renowned because of its high-energy rock, the Detroit/Ann Arbor region also formed the center point for this enjoyable country-rock band. The to begin many tempestuous line-ups was shaped in 1967, made up of Commander Cody (b. George Frayne IV, 19 July 1944, Boise Town, Idaho, USA; piano), John Tichy (b. St. Louis, Missouri, USA; lead electric guitar), Steve Schwartz (electric guitar), Stephen Davis aka the Western world Virginia Creeper (bass) and Ralph Mallory (drums). Just Frayne, Tichy and Bolton continued to be using the group on the move to SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA the following season. The line-up was finished for the Airmen’s 1971 debut record, Lost WITHIN THE Ozone, by Billy C. Farlowe (b. Decatur, Alabama, USA; vocals/harp), Andy Stein (b. 31 August 1948, NY, USA; fiddle/saxophone), Costs Kirchen (b. 29 January 1948, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA; lead electric guitar), ‘Buffalo’ Bruce Barlow (b. 3 Dec 1948, Oxnard, California, USA; bass) and Lance Dickerson (b. 15 Oct 1948, Livonia, Michigan, USA, d. January 2004; drums). This earthy collection protected an abundance of materials, including rockabilly, Traditional western swing, nation and leap R&B, a design sustained on many subsequent produces. Despite attaining a US Top 10 solitary in 1972 having a cover edition from the Johnny Relationship country strike ‘Hot Pole Lincoln’, the music group’s allure started to fade as their albums didn’t catch an undoubted in-concert prowess. Although Live From Deep WITHIN THE Heart Of Tx (1974) and We’ve Got A Live One Right here (1976) redressed the total amount, what once appeared so organic became progressively laboured as specific users grew disillusioned, and their proceed to Warner Brothers Information was an unmitigated catastrophe (the music group’s tribulations had been chronicled in great fine detail in Geoffrey Stokes’ 1976 publication Starmaking Equipment). John Tichy’s departure demonstrated important and preceded an nearly total desertion in 1976. The next 12 months Cody released his 1st solo recording, Midnight Man, before convening the brand new Commander Cody Music group with Barlow and Dark and documenting two albums for Arista Information. Through the 80s Cody regularly teamed up with Expenses Kirchen’s Moonlighters and documented several low-key albums. Many albums of remixed 70s materials were consequently released in the Relix label, alongside sporadic brand-new recordings. Cody is constantly on the lead the Shed Globe Airmen and every once in awhile provides reunited with the initial line-up.

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Full Name Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen
Music Songs Hot Rod Lincoln, Seeds And Stems Again, Smoke! Smoke! Smoke!, Mama Hated Diesels, Riot In Cell Block #9, Down To Seeds And Stems Again Blues, Too Much Fun, Seeds And Stems Again Blues, Beat Me Daddy, Eight To The Bar, House Of Blue Lights, Rock That Boogie, Wine Do Yer Stuff, Semi-truck, I Took Three Bennies, It's Gonna Be One of Those Nights, Lost In The Ozone Again, Willin', Midnight Man, Midnight shift, They Kicked Me Out Of The Band, 6 Years On The Road, Home in My Hand, Everybody's Doin' It, Roll The Dice, Keep on Lovin' Her, Diggy Liggy Lo, Kentucky Hills of Tennessee, Triple Cheese Side Order Of Fries, Two Triple Cheese, Thank You Lone Ranger, King Of The Honky Tonks, Roll Your Own
Albums Lost in the Ozone, Live from Deep in the Heart of Texas, Tales From the Ozone, Country Casanova, Hot Licks, Cold Steel & Truckers Favorites, Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen, Lose It Tonight, Hot to Trot, Rock N' Roll Again, Dopers, Drunks and Everyday Losers, The Best...Live At The Bottom Line and Calderone Concert Hall NY- 1977 (Remastered), Riot in Cell Block #9, Truck Stop Rock, The Best of Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen - Live, Live from the Island, Good Rockin' Tonight, Claiming New Territories (Live), Live!, Commander Cody - Live in San Francisco, Live At Ebbett's Field, Smoke! Smoke! Smoke!, Rockpalast: Bluesrock Legends Vol.1 (Rockpalast Blues Rock Legends Vol. 1 ), Sea Cruise, Too Much Fun, Roll Your Own - Live at the NY Bottom Line 3rd Nov '75 - Remastered, In Concert, Flying Dreams, Country Rockers Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen, Vol. 2, True Adventures, Tour From Hell 1973, Live in San Francisco 1971, Rock Masters: I Should Have Been Me, More Live, Hot Rod Lincoln (Live), Country Rockers Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen, Vol. 1, Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen Live - [The Dave Cash Collection], Keys to My Cadillac, Tales From The Ozone (US Internet Release), One For The Road, Live In New York 1973 & 1976 (Remastered), Early Years 1967-1970, Country Masters: Let It Rock


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