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Mountain - 100% match to Jack Bruce

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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One of the first generation heavy metal bands, Mountain was formed by ex-Vagrants guitarist Leslie West (Leslie Weinstein, 22 October 1945, Forest Hills, New York, USA) and bass player Felix Pappalardi (b. 30 December 1939, the Bronx, New York City, New York, USA, d. 17 April 1983, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA) in New York in July 1969. Pappalardi had produced W Read more

Savoy Brown - 99% match to Jack Bruce

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1966 as the Savoy Brown Blues Band, this institution continues to be led by founding guitarist Kim Simmonds. The original line-up, comprising Simmonds (6 December 1947), Brice Portius (vocals), Ray Chappell (bass), John O’Leary (harmonica), Bob Hall (piano) and Leo Mannings (drums), was featured on early sessions for producer Mike Vernon’s Purdah label, b Read more

West, Bruce & Laing - 96% match to Jack Bruce

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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This US trio was formed in 1972 by Leslie West (Leslie Weinstein, 22 October 1945, Forest Hills, New York, USA; guitar, vocals) and Corky Laing (b. Laurence Gordon Laing, 26 January 1948, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; drums) following the demise of Mountain, a heavy rock band renowned, as critics wrote, for sounding ‘more like Cream than Cream’. There was thus a sense Read more

Robin Trower - 88% match to Jack Bruce

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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9 March 1945, Catford, London, England. Guitarist Trower spent his early career in the Paramounts, a popular Southend, Essex-based R&B/beat group who completed five singles between 1963 and 1965. Having briefly worked with a trio dubbed the Jam, he joined several colleagues from his earlier act in Procol Harum. Trower remained in this much-praised unit until 1971, when h Read more

Ginger Baker - 79% match to Jack Bruce

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Peter Baker, 19 August 1939, Lewisham, London, England. This brilliantly erratic drummer was already a vastly experienced musician when he formed the legendary Cream with Eric Clapton and Jack Bruce in 1967. He had drummed with trad-jazz bands, working with Terry Lightfoot and Acker Bilk before sitting in with Alexis Korner’s Blues Incorporated and enlisting in the semi Read more

Spooky Tooth - 79% match to Jack Bruce

Genres: Blues Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1967 as a blues outfit, Spooky Tooth quickly moved into progressive rock during the heady days of the late 60s. Formerly named Art, they released a ponderous cover version of Buffalo Springfield’s ‘For What It’s Worth’ as ‘What’s That Sound’. The original band comprised Gary Wright (26 April 1945, Englewood, New Jersey, USA; keybo Read more

Humble Pie - 73% match to Jack Bruce

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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An early example of the ‘supergroup’, Humble Pie was formed in April 1969 by Peter Frampton (22 April 1950, Beckenham, Kent, England; guitar/vocals, ex-Herd), Steve Marriott (b. 30 January 1947, London, England, d. 20 April 1991, Essex, England; guitar/vocals, ex-Small Faces) and Greg Ridley (b. 23 October 1947, Carlisle, Cumberland, England, d. 19 November 2003, A Read more

Leslie West - 73% match to Jack Bruce

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Leslie Weinstein, 22 October 1945, Forest Hills, New York, USA. West, who from an early age suffered from a glandular disorder that affected his weight, began his rock ‘n’ roll career as a member of the Vagrants, a mid-60s hard rock grouping who released several singles to little commercial recognition. In 1969 he formed Mountain with bass player Felix Pappalardi. Read more

Blodwyn Pig - 72% match to Jack Bruce

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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During its short life, Blodwyn Pig made a valuable contribution to the British blues boom in the late 60s. The band was formed when Mick Abrahams (7 April 1943, Luton, Bedfordshire, England; guitar) left the fast-rising Jethro Tull in 1969. His energetic and fluid playing blended well with the rest of the band, Jack Lancaster (saxophone), Andy Pyle (bass) and Ron Berg (drum Read more

Traffic - 66% match to Jack Bruce

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1967, this stellar UK rock band comprised Steve Winwood (Stephen Lawrence Winwood, 12 May 1948, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England; keyboards, guitar, bass, vocals), Chris Wood (b. Christopher Gordon Blandford Wood, 24 June 1944, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, d. 12 July 1983, Birmingham, England; saxophone/flute, ex-Locomotive), Jim Capaldi (b. Nicola James Ca Read more

Taste - 64% match to Jack Bruce

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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A popular blues rock attraction, Taste was formed in Cork, Eire in 1966 when Eric Kitteringham (bass) and Norman Damery (drums) joined Rory Gallagher (2 March 1948, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal, Eire, d. 14 June 1995, London, England), erstwhile guitarist with the Impact Showband. The new group became a leading attraction in Ireland and in Germany, but in 1968 Gallagher replace Read more

Chicken Shack - 57% match to Jack Bruce

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Chicken Shack was the product of eccentric guitarist Stan Webb, veteran of several R&B outfits including the Blue 4, Sound Five and the Shades Of Blue. The latter, active between 1964 and 1965, included Webb, Christine Perfect (Christine Anne Perfect, 12 July 1943, Greenodd, Cumbria, England; piano/vocals) and Andy Silvester (bass), as well as future Traffic saxophonist Read more

Tommy Bolin - 56% match to Jack Bruce

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Thomas Richard Bolin, 1 August 1951, Sioux City, Iowa, USA, d. 4 December 1976, Miami, Florida, USA. Tommy Bolin was a highly versatile progressive rock guitarist who branched into fusion with considerable success. Bolin became interested in music after seeing Elvis Presley in concert in 1956. He quickly learned to play Presley songs on guitar and won local amateur contests. Read more

Cactus - 55% match to Jack Bruce

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1969, the original Cactus comprised Rusty Day (Russell Edward Davidson, USA, d. 6 March 1982, USA; vocals), Jim McCarty (guitar, ex-Mitch Ryder and Buddy Miles’ Express), and two former members of Vanilla Fudge, Tim Bogert (b. 27 August 1944, Ridgefield, New Jersey, USA; bass) and Carmine Appice (b. 15 December 1946, Staten Island, New York, USA; drums). Thei Read more

Spirit - 53% match to Jack Bruce

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s
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