Juicy Lucy

Genres: Pop / Rock
Tags: blues rock rock classic rock blues blues-rock Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades: 1990s 2000s
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Biography

Juicy Lucy was formed in 1969 when three ex-members of the Misunderstood, Ray Owen (vocals), Glen ‘Ross’ Campbell (steel guitar) and Chris Mercer (tenor saxophone), were augmented by Neil Hubbard (guitar), Keith Ellis (bass, ex-Van Der Graaf Generator) and Pete Dobson (bass). The sextet enjoyed a surprise hit single with their fiery reading of Bo Diddley’s ‘Who Do You Love’, a track featured on the group’s first, and best-known, album. The cover became a sexist classmate of Jimi Hendrix’s Electric Ladyland, and featured a naked buxom woman languishing on a banquet table, amid a glut of various sliced and squashed fruits. Owen was later replaced by former Zoot Money singer Paul Williams, one of several changes afflicting the unit. Their brand of blues rock became more predictable as one by one the original cast dropped out. A fourth album, Pieces, was completed by a reshaped unit of Williams, Micky Moody (30 August 1950,...

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