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Live Rare & Raw 1973-1979 - Climax Blues Band

Live Rare & Raw 1973-1979

Climax Blues Band  

Format: 1 CD

Genre: rock, Blues Rock

Barcode: 4009910124321

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Description

jewelcase with slipcase & 16-PAGE booklet

Artist

Founded in the 60's, by Colin Cooper, Climax Blues Band has always focused on its roots, a unique combination of jazz and blues. The band has released 21 albums and had a Top 10 hit in the UK with "Couldn't Get It Right". That song and "I Love You" were also hits in the United States; "Couldn't Get It Right" reached No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1977, and "I Love You" peaked at No. 12 in 1981.

In 1985, Cooper and Glover recruited guitarist Lester Hunt, drummer Roy Adams, and original member Derek Holt to record the Climax Blues Band album Drastic Steps, and this line-up toured in support of the album in the UK, Europe and America. The new line-up soon became established with Cooper, Glover, Hunt, Adams and Neil Simpson in the early 1990s, releasing the live album Blues from the Attic in 1993 and Big Blues in 2004.

Cooper died of cancer, aged 69, in July 2008. He is survived by his wife and two children. He wanted the band to continue, as the other musicians had all been long serving (Glover since 1980, Adams and Hunt since 1985, and Simpson since 1991). Cooper was replaced by singer and saxophone and harmonica player Johnny Pugh, who retired in 2012, and was replaced in turn by vocalist Graham Dee and saxophone player Chris Aldridge.

In 2019, Climax Blues Band released "Hands of Time", a new album of original bluesy funk, soul and jazz rock material that has received rave reviews.

The current lineup includes George Glover, Lester Hunt, Graham Dee, Chris Aldridge, Neil Simpson and Roy Adams

Tracks

1-1  All The Time In The World  06:32

1-2  I Am Constant  04:50

1-3  Seventh Son  05:45

1-4  Mesopopmania  10:21

1-5  So Many Roads  16:05

1-6  Banana Ripple (Interlude)/Shake Your Love/That’s All  07:03

1-7  All The Time In The World  07:02

1-8  Seventh Son  05:22

2-1  Flight  15:50

2-2  So Many Roads  13:45

2-3  Country Hat  09:06

2-4  Shake Your Love  04:03

2-5  Going To New York  10:45

2-6  Let’s Work Together  07:45

2-7  One More Time – Stormy Monday  07:03

2-8  Together And Free  03:02

2-9  Amerita / Sense Of Direction  06:23

3-1  Chasing Change  04:58

3-2  Using The Power  04:21

3-3  Couldn’t Get It Right  03:16

3-4  Going To New York  07:48

3-5  All The Time In The World  02:29

3-6  Get Back  02:45

3-7  Money In Your Pocket  04:40

3-8  Summer Rain  05:44

3-9  Amerita/Sense Of Direction  07:40

3-10  Evil  05:09

3-11  Fallen In Love (For The Very Last Time)  04:46

3-12  Seventh Son / Got My Mojo Working  09:23

3-13  Whatcha Feel  09:43

3-14  All The Time In The World / Get Back  06:02

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Members

Les Hunt,Nicky Hopkins,Pete Haycock,John "Rhino" Edwards,Roger Inniss,Derek Holt,Peter Filleul,Jeff Rich,Richard Jones (10),John Cuffley,Colin Cooper,George Glover,George Ewart Newsome,Roy Adams,Johnny Pugh,Neil Simpson (3),Chris Aldridge,Graham Dee (2)

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