Formed mid 1969 and signed contract with MCA in 1970. They got best known for their twin leadguitar sound, but where
not the first band who did it , BLOSSOM TOES did it also before.
With ARGUS their 3rd LP they reached the top 5 of the UK album charts, in 1974 they released a highly recommended
Live Double album. After that Ted Turner was replaced by Laurie Wisefield from HOME and they relocated to the USA.
So they came after THERES A RUB in the US Mainstream Rock wirl. They split in 1985 and reformed again in 1988
and are still touring with differing lineups.
Style-Genre: Hardrock (twin-guitar legends) ; Rock ;
Empty Vessles ; Home ; King Biscuit ; Uriah Heep ; Family ; King Crimson ;
Asia ; Trapeze ; Spiders From Mars ; Savoy Brown ; Blodwyn Pig ;
Andrew Powell, Ted Turner (-74), Laurie Wisefield - lead guitars;
Steve Upton - drums; Martin Turner - bass, lead vocals;
Glen Upton (1969) - guitar;
John Wetton (80-81), Trevor Bolder (81-82), Mervyn Spencer (83), Andy Pyle (85) - bass, voc.;
Session-Guest: Peter Wood - keyboards;
1989 and on:
Powell, T.Turner, Andy Pyle - bass; Ray Weston - drums;
Mother of Pearl (S.Upton-M.Turner-A.Powell-L.Wisefield) 4:31
(In all of my Dreams) You Rescue me (S.Upton-M.Turner-A.Powell-L.Wisefield) 6:13
Runaway (S.Upton-M.Turner-A.Powell-L.Wisefield) 3:18
Lorelei (S.Upton-M.Turner-A.Powell-L.Wisefield) 5:26
Outward Pound (S.Upton-M.Turner-A.Powell-L.Wisefield) 4:51
When you know Love 5:46
Lonely Island 4:29