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Brian Auger

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Brian Auger & Julie Driscoll: Open (Marmalade)

Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 25 November 1967

ONE OF THE album events of the year featuring two of Britain's more talented artists, organist Brian Auger and singer Julie Driscoll. Everything about it ...

Brian Auger: DANGER: All Our Groups are Going Abroad

Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 18 May 1968

GREAT NEWS for all diggers of Britain's most power packed duo this week, as Brian Auger and Julie Driscoll finally crack the chart problem. ...

Albums from Jimi Hendrix, the Bee Gees et al

Review by Pete Johnson, Los Angeles Times, 27 October 1968

Sun Hasn't Set on British Sound ...

Brian Auger: Fear Not For The Trinity!

Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 15 March 1969

QUESTION – What happened to Brian Auger, Julie Driscoll and the Trinity? Answer – a lot! ...

Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger and the Trinity: Fillmore East, New York NY

Live Review by Mike Jahn, The New York Times, 31 March 1969


Led Zeppelin, Brian Auger & the Trinity: Fillmore West, San Francisco CA

Live Review by Philip Elwood, The San Francisco Examiner, 25 April 1969

Overblown Zeppelin Takes Off ...

Led Zeppelin, Brian Auger's Trinity, Elvin Bishop: Rose Palace, Pasadena CA

Live Review by John Mendelssohn, Los Angeles Times, 6 May 1969

Rock Show Staged at Pasadena Rose Palace ...

Giorgio Gomelsky: The Man Who Sold The World

Interview by Max Jones, Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 3 November 1973

Giorgio Gomelsky was a pioneer of British rock in the sixties. In the second part of an interview with MM he talks about managing Brian Auger and Julie Driscoll and his ...

Brian Auger: Straight Ahead Again

Interview by Michael Gray, Melody Maker, 27 July 1974

BRIAN AUGER has been stomping round the commercial radio stations as part of his duty in promoting his latest album Straight Ahead by the Brian ...

ZZ Top, Brian Auger's Oblivion Express: Felt Forum, New York NY

Live Review by Toby Goldstein, Billboard, 7 June 1975

THERE IS A certain sector of the rock audience — very young and overstimulated — that cares little about what the group onstage is accomplishing ...

Brian Auger and Julie Tippetts: Encore

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 22 April 1978

AS REUNION albums go, this is considerably better than The Byrds' album, Booker T and the MGs', The Small Faces' or The Animals', but that's ...

Brian Auger: Back From Oblivion

Discography by Dave Thompson, Goldmine, 14 April 1995

BRING UP the subject of jazz-rock fusion, and for sure Brian Auger will be one of the first names you think of. Over the past ...

Oblivion In Orbit: Brian Auger & Oblivion Express Play The Orbit Room, Toronto

Live Review by Rick McGrath, Ojo, 18 April 2003

TELL YA, MAN... it's gettin wackier. The last gig I caught was on a Sunday nite... which I thought was a low traffic time to ...

Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger & the Trinity

Retrospective and Interview by Dave Thompson, Goldmine, July 2007

IT WAS ONE of the most memorable hit singles of the late 1960s, an hypnotic, walking bass led swirl through an unreleased Bob Dylan song, ...

Whatever happened to the Driscoll-Auger Trinity?

Retrospective and Interview by Dave Thompson, Goldmine, 24 April 2008

IN AN AGE awash with supergroups, the 1960s combination of singer Julie Driscoll with Brian Auger and his Trinity was poised to become the most ...

The Brian Auger Quintet & the Rick Laird Trio: Fleeting Moments in 1964

Book Excerpt by Colin Harper, (Jawbone Books), 2014

AUTHOR'S NOTE: Rick Laird, who died on 4 July 2021, very kindly talked to me for Bathed In Lightning: John McLaughlin, the 60s and the ...

see also Steampacket


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