Firefall

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Descriptive "tags": classic rock 70s rock 80s american soft rock Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
Links online: Lyrics Wikipedia

Biography

A second generation US country rock band in the tradition of Poco and the Eagles. Formed during the genre’s 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 Doesn’t Matter’, with alternative lyrics by Roberts. The band’s 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...

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