Blackburn & Snow

Genres: Folk
Decades Active: 1990s

Biography

Formed in San Francisco, USA, Blackburn And Snow were one of the city’s first ‘rock’ acts. Jeff Blackburn (guitar, vocals) and Sherri Snow (vocals) were initially joined by Chicken Hirsh (drums), but the group became largely studio-based in 1966 when Hirsh left for the Cleanliness And Godliness Skiffle Band. Within weeks Hirsh resurfaced in Country Joe And The Fish. The following year Blackburn and Snow recorded two singles for Verve Records. ‘Stranger In A Strange Land’ and ‘Time’ bore comparisons with early Jefferson Airplane but when a completed album was shelved, the pair dissolved their partnership. Sherri Snow joined Dan Hicks And His Hot Licks, while Blackburn moved on to Jesse Wolf And Wings. During the 70s he was a member of Moby Grape and the Ducks. Although he completed demo tracks with Emmylou Harris’ Hot Band in 1979, Blackburn was unable to launch an anticipated solo career but he has since remained a fixture of...

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