Label: Esoteric ECLEC 2373 (UK) 805
Medium: CD

13.95EUR

CLIMAX (Chicago) BLUES BAND, The
[The Climax Chicago Blues Band (1968-69) + 7 Bonus]

CLIMAX (Chicago) BLUES BAND, The

Re-Release 2013 - NEW !!! sealed - with 7 Bonus Tracks

Band started under the name CLIMAX CHICAGO BLUES BAND in 1968 signed by
Parlophone (EMI), changed to EMI progressive label HARVEST in 1970.
Changed name between CLIMAX CHICAGO & CLIMAX BLUES BAND between 1971 & 1972.
First two LPs UK Bluesrock - from 1970 to 1972 best and most recommended time.
Great fluent sound , in the mid 70s get more into US sounding mainstream.
Around 1982 only COOPER & HAYCOCK are left from the old members split in 1983.
Reformed with different lineups

see:

H-FACTOR ; ELO Part2 ; PRINCIPAL EDWARDS MAGIG CIRCUS ;
PETE HAYCOCK ; CHICKEN SHACK ; Dr. Brown ;

Musicians:

COLIN COOPER - sax, harmonica,  vocals;  PETE HAYCOCK - vocals, guitar;
DEREK HOLT - bass, vocals, e-piano, mellotron; ARTHUR WOOD - keyboards;
JOHN CUFFLEY,  GEORGE NEWSOME (till 1973 on 5LPs) - drums, per.;
RICHARD JONES - bass, keyboards (1st LP); Peter Filleul - keyboards; 

Producer: Chris Thomas ; Engineers: Geoff Emerick & Jeff Jarratt ;
Design : Dave Kirk & Bob Wood (Front) ; Tony Robins (back) ;

Tracks :
Mean old World  (B.B.Broonzy)
Insurance          (Hall-Singleton)
Going down this Road  (Climax CBB)
You ve been drinking     (Climax CBB)
Dont start me talking     (Williamson)
Wee Baby Blues    (Johnson-Turner)
Twenty Past One   (Climax CBB)
A Stranger in your Town   (Cooper-Hazlewood)
How many more Years  (Burnett)
Looking for my Baby  (Climax CBB)
And lonely                   (Climax CBB)
The Entertainer  (Scott Joplin) 

Bonus-Tracks :
Checking on my Baby
Arthurs Boogie
Stormy Monday
Dont start me talkin    (Take 1)
You ve been drinking  (Take 1)
And Lonely  (Take 5)

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