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Atlanta Rhythm Section - 100% match to Climax Blues Band

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The cream of the studio musicians from Atlanta, Georgia, USA, the Atlanta Rhythm Section (actually from nearby Doraville, Georgia) came together in 1970 after working at a Roy Orbison recording session. Dean Daughtry (8 September 1946, Kinston, Alabama, USA; keyboards) and drummer Robert Nix had been members of Orbison’s backing group, the Candymen, and both Daughtry an Read more

The J. Geils Band - 91% match to Climax Blues Band

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s
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Gary Wright - 89% match to Climax Blues Band

Genres: Pop / Rock Television
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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26 April 1945, Englewood, New Jersey, USA. Wright attracted the attention of Island Records label owner Chris Blackwell when his rock group, the New York Times, supported Traffic on a 1967 tour of Scandinavia. An accomplished singer, composer and keyboard player, Wright was invited to join UK signing Art, whose career was bereft of direction. The revitalized unit, renamed Sp Read more

Dave Mason - 83% match to Climax Blues Band

Genres: Pop / Rock Vocals Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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10 May 1945, Worcester, England. Mason, the former guitarist of local bands the Jaguars, the Hellions and Deep Feeling met Steve Winwood when he was employed as a road manager for the Spencer Davis Group. This legendary 60s R&B band was weakened in 1967 when Winwood, together with Mason, Jim Capaldi, and Chris Wood formed Traffic. They found instant success as one of the Read more

Humble Pie - 81% match to Climax Blues Band

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music & Radio Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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An early example of the ‘supergroup’, Humble Pie was formed in April 1969 by Peter Frampton (22 April 1950, Beckenham, Kent, England; guitar/vocals, ex-Herd), Steve Marriott (b. 30 January 1947, London, England, d. 20 April 1991, Essex, England; guitar/vocals, ex-Small Faces) and Greg Ridley (b. 23 October 1947, Carlisle, Cumberland, England, d. 19 November 2003, A Read more

Ten Years After - 81% match to Climax Blues Band

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Blues Music Videos & Concerts Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Nottingham, England, as the Jaybirds in 1965, they abandoned their pedestrian title for a name that slotted in with the booming underground progressive music scene. The quartet of Alvin Lee (19 December 1944, Nottingham, England; guitar/vocals), Chick Churchill (b. 2 January 1949, Mold, Flint/Clywd, Wales; keyboards), Ric Lee (b. 20 October 1945, Cannock, Staffords Read more

Juicy Lucy - 79% match to Climax Blues Band

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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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 ‘ Read more

Rick Derringer - 76% match to Climax Blues Band

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Soundtracks Music & Radio Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Richard Zehringer, 5 August 1947, Fort Recovery, Ohio, USA. Originally a member of the chart-topping McCoys (‘Hang On Sloopy’), Derringer went on to produce two of their later albums, paving the way for his new career. Along with his brother Randy, Rick formed the nucleus of Johnny Winter’s backing group. After producing four of Winter’s albums, he joined Read more

The Fabulous Thunderbirds - 74% match to Climax Blues Band

Genres: Pop / Rock Blues Documentaries
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Texas, USA, in 1977, the Thunderbirds originally comprised Jimmie Vaughan (20 March 1951, Dallas, Texas, USA; guitar), Kim Wilson (b. 6 January 1951, Detroit, Michigan, USA; vocals/harmonica), Keith Ferguson (b. 23 July 1946, Houston, Texas, USA, d. 29 April 1997; bass) and Mike Buck (b. 17 June 1952; drums). They emerged from the post-punk vacuum with a solid, unp Read more

Firefall - 72% match to Climax Blues Band

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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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; dr Read more

Roy Buchanan - 71% match to Climax Blues Band

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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23 September 1939, Ozark, Alabama, USA, d. 14 August 1988. The son of a preacher, Buchanan discovered gospel music through the influence of travelling revivalists. This interest engendered his love of R&B and, having served an apprenticeship playing guitar in scores of minor groups, he secured fame on joining Dale Hawkins in 1958. Although Buchanan is often erroneously c Read more

Chicken Shack - 70% match to Climax Blues Band

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Chicken Shack was the product of eccentric guitarist Stan Webb, veteran of several R&B outfits including the Blue 4, Sound Five and the Shades Of Blue. The latter, active between 1964 and 1965, included Webb, Christine Perfect (Christine Anne Perfect, 12 July 1943, Greenodd, Cumbria, England; piano/vocals) and Andy Silvester (bass), as well as future Traffic saxophonist Read more

Johnny Winter - 70% match to Climax Blues Band

Genres: Pop / Rock Blues Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Blues Special Interest
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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23 February 1944, Leland, Mississippi, USA. Raised in Beaumont, Texas, with younger brother Edgar Winter, Johnny was a child prodigy prior to forging a career as a blues guitarist. He made his recording debut in 1960, fronting Johnny And The Jammers, and over the next eight years completed scores of masters, many of which remained unreleased until his success prompted their Read more

Savoy Brown - 70% match to Climax Blues Band

Genres: Pop / Rock Blues
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1966 as the Savoy Brown Blues Band, this institution continues to be led by founding guitarist Kim Simmonds. The original line-up, comprising Simmonds (6 December 1947), Brice Portius (vocals), Ray Chappell (bass), John O’Leary (harmonica), Bob Hall (piano) and Leo Mannings (drums), was featured on early sessions for producer Mike Vernon’s Purdah label, b Read more

Cactus - 69% match to Climax Blues Band

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1969, the original Cactus comprised Rusty Day (Russell Edward Davidson, USA, d. 6 March 1982, USA; vocals), Jim McCarty (guitar, ex-Mitch Ryder and Buddy Miles’ Express), and two former members of Vanilla Fudge, Tim Bogert (b. 27 August 1944, Ridgefield, New Jersey, USA; bass) and Carmine Appice (b. 15 December 1946, Staten Island, New York, USA; drums). Thei Read more


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