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
H-FACTOR ; ELO Part2 ; PRINCIPAL EDWARDS MAGIG CIRCUS ;
PETE HAYCOCK ; CHICKEN SHACK ; Dr. Brown ;
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) ;
Mean old World (B.B.Broonzy)
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)
Checking on my Baby
Dont start me talkin (Take 1)
You ve been drinking (Take 1)
And Lonely (Take 5)