Digital-Remaster - Re-Release 2016
The first album for the band was released in UK as a single album and a double in USA, its now
the group rarest !!
Formed out of the ashes from POET & THE ONE MAN BAND (1LP on Verve) in 1970.
Till split in 1973 they recorded 3 LPs all mainly country influenced Rock.
Tony Colton was active as songwriter since the early 60s, and released some great R&B, Soul
influenced solo singles inluding the outstanding:I STAND ACCUSED, later recorded by the MERSEYBEATS.
He worked as sessionplayer and wrote the lonely hit for the: ZOOT MONEYs BIG ROLL BAND
with Big Time Operator.
Albert Lee one of the best guitar players coming from the UK, he played a long time with
CHRIS FARLOWEs THUNDERBIRDS.
After that he went into the united states recording solo and working with EMMYLOU HARRIS ;
ERIC CLAPTON and many country acts. Today he is back in Europe solo and with Bill Wyman.
Style-Genre: Country-Rock ; R n R ; Rock ;
Don Adams ; Chris Farlowe & The Thunderbirds ; Poet And The One Man Band ;
Tony Colton Big Boss Band ; Vinegar Joe ; Jody Grind ; Emmylou Harris ;
Bill Wyman ; Albert Lee Band ; Chas & Dave ; The Echolettes & Mike Warner ;
Neil Christian ; Everly Brothers ; Country Fever ;
Tony Colton - lead vocals; Mike ONeill (1970-71) - keyboards;
Albert Lee - lead guitar, keyboards, vocals; Ray Smith - guitar, bass ;
Chas Hodges - bass, fiddle, banjo, guitar, voc.; Pete Gavin - drums, voc.;
Jerry Donahue, J.Donnelly, D.Swarback, Jackie Linton, Sylvia King - back-voc.;
Linda Lewis, Linda Peters, Norma Winston, Pam Sulicon, Barrie St.John - back-voc.;
Tracks all songs by Colton-Smith if not shown
Jack of all Trades
Meal Ticket (Colton-Smith-Lee-Hodges-Gavin)
I wont let you down
Soft Word Sunday Morning (Colton-Smith-Lee)
One Woman (Colton-Smith-Lee-Hodges-Gavin)
Just another Ambush
Taking my Music to the Man
Another useless Day (Hodges)