|Genres:||Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock|
|Tags:||classic rock 70s rock 80s american|
|Decades:||1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s|
A second generation US country rock band in the tradition of Poco and the Eagles. Formed during the genres heyday the initial line-up was comprised of ex-Flying Burrito Brothers members Rick Roberts (1950, Florida, USA; guitar/vocals) and Michael Clarke (b. Michael Dick, 3 June 1946, Spokane, Washington State, USA, d. 19 December 1993, Treasure Island, Florida, USA; drums, also ex-Byrds), Mark Andes (b. 19 February 1948, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; bass, ex-Spirit), Larry Burnett (guitar/vocals), Jock Bartley (b. Kansas, USA; guitar/vocals). Their debut was a refreshing though laid-back affair, and in addition to three US hit singles the album contained a version of the Stephen Stills / Chris Hillman song It Doesnt Matter, with alternative lyrics by Roberts. The bands first three albums were all strong sellers and for a brief time Firefall were one of the biggest-selling artists in their genre. Luna Sea, featuring new member David...