This highly regarded and heavily influential UK band came together in January 1971 with a line-up comprising Bryan Ferry (26 September 1945, Washington, Co. Durham, England; vocals/keyboards); Brian Eno (b. Brian Peter George St. Baptiste de la Salle Eno, 15 May 1948, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England; electronics/keyboards); Graham Simpson (bass) and Andy Mackay (b. 23 July 1946, Lostwithiel, Cornwall, England). Over the next year, several new members came and went including drummer Dexter Lloyd, guitarist Roger Bunn and former Nice guitarist David OList. By early 1972, a relatively settled line-up emerged with the recruitment of Paul Thompson (b. 13 May 1951, Newcastle, England; drums) and Phil Manzanera (b. Philip Targett Adams, 31 January 1951, London, England; guitar).
Roxy Musics self-titled 1972 debut album for Island Records was a musical potpourri, with Ferrys 50s-tinged vocals juxtaposed alongside distinctive 60s...
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