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Nigel Olsson

Best-known because the drummer in Elton John’s early-’70s backing band, Nigel Olsson was created February 10, 1949, in the tiny Cheshire (today Merseyside) city of Wallasey, England. As an adolescent, he resided in Sunderland, where he sang business lead in an organization known as the Fireflies and used the drums …

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Fuzzy Duck

Their name extracted from the favorite linguistic inversion of that time period (Fuzzy Duck – Duzz ’E Fuck?), this early 70s UK intensifying rock quartet highlighted Paul Francis (drums), Mick Hawksworth (bass), Roy Sharland (body organ) and Garth Watt-Roy (electric guitar/vocals). Before the music group’s development Hawksworth had used Andromeda …

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John Lawton

A Brit by delivery, John Lawton moved to Hamburg, Germany, when he was using a music group called Stone Wall structure. He remained there once the music group moved on, sense that this could be the place to obtain his break. He didn’t need to wait around lengthy as Lucifer’s …

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John Wetton

John Wetton had perhaps one of the most varied professions in progressive rock and roll. He performed in a lot of the big brands in prog, oftentimes in their traditional lineups. His initial major music group experience emerged when he became a member of Family members in 1971. He was …

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Lee Kerslake

Lee Kerslake was the drummer for Uriah Heep from 1972 completely as much as 1979. Before that he’d used a band known as Gods, liberating three albums together. He also discovered enough time, while still in Heep, to try out on David Byron’s and Ken Hensley’s single albums, among additional …

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Chris Slade

Chris Slade has already established a significant storied career. Blessed in 1946, his initial claim to popularity was playing over the Tom Jones one “IT ISN’T Uncommon.” He remained with Jones until 1969, when he still left to end up being the drummer in an organization known as Toomorrow with …

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Black Widow

Leicester, England-based Dark Widow formed in 1969 in the ashes of blue-eyed spirit music group Pesky Gee! Jim Gannon (vocals, electric guitar, vibraphone), Kip Trevor (vocals, electric guitar, harmonica), Zoot Taylor (keyboards), Clive Jones (woodwinds), Bob Connection (bass), and Clive Container (drums) performed dark, allegedly satanically motivated rock such as …

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Ken Hensley

Best-known for his tenure with long-running rock act Uriah Heep, singer/multi-instrumentalist Ken Hensley was created in Hertforshire, England, about August 24, 1945. Through the middle-’60s, he created the psychedelic blues combo the Gods with Greg Lake (consequently of Emerson, Lake & Palmer) and potential Rolling Rock Mick Taylor, although just …

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Bernie Shaw

Bernie Shaw began like a guitarist, but upon auditioning for his 1st music group it had been suggested that he switch his vocation to vocalist. He do so, and became a member of that music group called Cold Perspiration. They later transformed their name to Buckshot before phoning it quits. …

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Trevor Bolder

Created in June 1950 in Kingston Upon Hull, East Using, Yorkshire, Britain, Trevor Bolder’s first proper break in the music business is at 1971 when he played on David Bowie’s Hunky Dory recording. He also used Bowie on his The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust as well as the …

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