Jackie Lomax

Genres: Pop / Rock
Descriptive "tags": apple records singer-songwriter rock 70s 60s liverpool the beatles bfr Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
Links online: Official Homepage Wikipedia


10 May 1944, Wallasey, Merseyside, England. A former vocalist with the 60s beat group the Undertakers, Lomax began a new career in America when this respected Liverpool unit disbanded. Spells with two short-lived bands, the Mersey Lads and the Lost Souls, preceded a return to England where the singer worked with his own group, the Lomax Alliance, and as a solo act. Two strong, but unsuccessful, singles followed before he was signed to the fledgling Apple Records but his opening release, ‘Sour Milk Sea’, written for him by George Harrison, was unfortunately overshadowed by hits for stablemates the Beatles and Mary Hopkin. Lomax’s 1969 debut, Is This What You Want?, featured contributions from a host of star names including Harrison, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and Eric Clapton. The artist’s stylish compositions and superb voice were equal to such esteemed company. Sadly, Apple’s internal problems doomed his undoubted potential and following...

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