понедельник, 3 февраля 2014 г.


Graham Bell - Graham Bell (1972) 



Artist: Graham Bell
Album: Graham Bell
Label: Charisma Records
Catalog#: CAS 1061
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: UK
Released: 1972
Genre: Blues Rock, Art Rock, Prog Rock
Format: FLAC (track+.cue)
Bitrate: lossless
Duration: 00:42:21





•  Graham Bell (born 24 April 1948, in Blyth, Northumberland, England, died 2 May 2008) was a pop and rock singer. His father, Jimmy Bell, was a well known local singer and his mother, Leonora Rogers, was in show business prior to marriage after which she was heavily involved in local music and dance. Graham made a solo single in 1966, and a solo album in 1972 with Tim Hinkley, Mel Collins and Ian Wallace. He was a member of Skip Bifferty (aka Heavy Jelly), and Every Which Way, a band formed by Brian Davison formerly of the The Nice. Musical style was jazzy Prog Rock with guitar from John Hedley playing call and response with Bell’s blues shout vocals. Bell joined his old mates from Skip Bifferty to form Bell & Arc in July 1971, with John Turnbull, Mickey Gallagher, Bud Beadle, Kenny Craddock, Steve Gregory, and Alan White. They rapidly built a strong following around London and in the phrase current at the time “blew Joe Walsh off the stage” at a sold-out gig at The Roundhouse.
Bell was tempted away as a solo artist to record an album with Bob Johnson who produced Bob Dylan. He then appeared in “Tommy The Opera”. After this it was reported that Pete Townshend produced an album for him but it never saw the light of day. He dodged the limelight for many years before cropping up in Snowy White’s Blues Agency in 1989. He also played on Carol Grimes’ “Warm Blood” in 1974, with Tommy Eyre, Jess Roden, John ‘Rabbit’ Bundrick and Henry Lowther. Graham Bell died at his London home on 2 May 2008 following a short battle with cancer. (Wiki)

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  Side One:
A1. Before You Can Be A Man 03:55
A2. The Thrill Is Gone 04:45
A3. After Midnight 05:25
A4. Down In The City 05:03
 • Side Two:
B1. Watch The River Flow 04:40
B2. Too Many People 04:12
B3. How Long Will It Last 03:04
B4. The Whole Town Wants You Hung 02:22
B5. The Man With Ageless Eyes 05:08
B6. So Black And So Blue 03:49


Personel:
Mel Collins - Alto, Tenor and Baritone Saxophone
Eddie Moredue - Baritone Saxophone
Tim Drummond - Bass
Ian Wallace - Drums
Ron Cornelius - Guitar
Tim Hinkley - Organ
Derek Quinn, Gasper Lawal - Percussion
Bob Wilson - Piano, Organ
Derek Collins - Tenor Saxophone
Nick Evans - Trombone
Kenny Wheeler, Mark Charig - Trumpet
Graham Bell - Vocals, Guitar, Harmonica


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