Delaney & Bonnie
|Genres:||Pop / Rock R&B / Soul|
|Tags:||classic rock southern rock blues rock soul blues rock 70s americana|
|Decades:||1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s|
Delaney Bramlett (1 July 1939, Pontotoc County, Mississippi, USA) first came to prominence as a member of the Shindogs, the house band on US televisions Shindig. As well as recording with the group, Bramlett made several unsuccessful solo singles prior to meeting Bonnie Lynn (b. Bonnie Lynn OFarrell, 8 November 1944, Acton, Illinois, USA) in California. His future wife had already sung with several impressive figures including Little Milton, Albert King and Ike And Tina Turner. The couples first album, Home, produced by Leon Russell and Donald Duck Dunn, was only released in the wake of Accept No Substitute (1969). This exemplary white-soul collection featured several excellent Delaney compositions, including Get Ourselves Together and Love Me A Little Bit Longer. An expanded ensemble, which featured Bobby Keys (saxophone), Jim Price (trumpet), Bobby Whitlock (guitar), Carl Radle (bass) and Jim Keltner (drums)...