Based in Los Angeles, California, USA, vocalist Simon Stokes was initially backed by the Nighthawks; Don Senneville (lead guitar), Randall Keith (guitar), Bob Ledger (bass) and Joe Yuele (drums). As such they recorded one single for Elektra Records - Voodoo Woman/Cant Stop Now - as well as a promising album for MGM Records, marked by Stokes powerful vocals and Sennevilles piercing guitar work. Senneville was also on hand for the singers next group, Simon Stokes Black Whip Thrill Band, which he formed in 1970. Christian Pennick (guitar), Harry Garfield (keyboards), Marty Tryon (bass) and Billy Goodnick (drums) completed the line-up featured on The Incredible Black Whip Thrill Band. The album was not a commercial success and Stokes disbanded the entire group. He signed with Casablanca Records in 1974, but a projected album failed to materialise. It was 1977 before Buzzard Of Love appeared. Stokes compositions...