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Alex Harvey

Alex Harvey was a Uk journeyman rocker who enjoyed a limited period of widespread reputation within the mid-’70s after years of struggle. We were young in Scotland, he considered music in his later teens and is at a skiffle music group by 1955. By 1959, it got evolved in to …

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Atomic Rooster

Atomic Rooster was a United kingdom progressive-rock group shaped in 1969 with a genuine lineup of Vincent Crane (organ), Nick Graham (bass), and Carl Palmer (drums). Their debut record, Atomic Rooster, strike number 49 within the U.K. in June 1970, and Graham and Palmer still left the group. Crane preserved …

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Al Greenwood

Al Greenwood was a founding person in Foreigner and spent some time working with a bunch of other music artists being a songwriter, manufacturer, and keyboard participant. After participating in the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, he proved helpful as a program participant and engineer before signing up for Mick Jones …

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Aragorn

Although they represent only a bleep around the radar of rock and roll & move history, Cheshire, England’s Aragorn — named following the character in god, the father from the Rings and featuring singer Chris Dunne, guitarist John Hull, bassist Dale Lee, and drummer Mike Ellis — were in charge …

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Thin Lizzy

Despite a big success single within the mid-’70s (“The Boys Are Back Town”) and learning to be a well-known act with hard rock and roll/heavy metallic fans, Thin Lizzy remain, within the pantheon of ’70s rock and roll bands, underappreciated. Created in the past due ’60s by Irish vocalist/songwriter/bassist Phil …

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A II Z

Manchester’s A II Z (called after street-finder atlases, not, seeing that charged by way of a couple of ignorant troublemakers within the press, a Nazi publication) was the beneficiary of very fortuitous timing, getting formed by brothers Dave (vocals) and Gary Owens (electric guitar), Cam Campbell (bass), and Karl Reti …

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Glenn Hughes

Starting out because the bassist and lead vocalist for English hard rockers Trapeze (which developed from British soulsters the news headlines) in 1969, Glenn Hughes accomplished his greatest fame because the bass player of Deep Crimson from 1974 before group divided in 1976. Hughes eventually reconvened Trapeze (without records ensuing) …

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Gillan

Another entity in the Ian Gillan Music group and distinct from Ian Gillan the solo artist, Gillan was a music group bearing the ex-Deep Crimson frontman’s name which provided an outlet for his straight-ahead really difficult rock and roll inclinations (instead of the prog rock and roll tendencies from the …

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Stray Dog

This blues-based US rock group started life being a power-trio in 1973. Produced by Snuffy Walden (vocals, electric guitar), Alan Roberts (bass, vocals) and Leslie Sampson (b. 1950; drums), their design incorporated components of Jimi Hendrix and Led Zeppelin. Timmy Dulaine (electric guitar, vocals) and Luis Cabaza (keyboards) had been …

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British Lions

British isles Lions were in huge part a continuation of Mott (the post-Ian Hunter version of Mott the Hoople), retaining keyboardist Morgan Fisher, lead guitarist Ray Main, bassist Overend W, and drummer Dale Griffin; ex-Medicine Mind vocalist/guitarist John Fiddler was added on business lead vocals. Just like Mott have been …

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