Nine Below Zero
|Genres:||Pop / Rock|
|Decades:||1980s 1990s 2000s|
A powerful and exciting UK R&B band which first emerged in south London in 1977, Nine Below Zero took its name from a song by Sonny Boy Rice Miller Williamson and was led by guitarist/singer Dennis Greaves (23 July 1957, London, England) and virtuoso harmonica player Mark Feltham (b. 1960, London, England). With Peter Clark (bass/vocals) and Kenny Bradley (drums), Feltham recorded the EP Packed Fair And Square (1979). This led to a recording contract with A&M Records and a live recording at Londons Marquee Club where Nine Below Zero had a residency. The producer was Glyn Johns. With Stix Burkey replacing Bradley, the second album included some original songs while Third Degree was a minor UK hit. The band dissolved in the mid-80s as Feltham concentrated on session work and Greaves went on to a solo career and became a member of the Truth.
Feltham revived Nine Below Zero at the end of the decade, signing a new...