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Climax Blues Band

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Climax Chicago Blues Band: A Lot of Bottle (Harvest)

Review by Roy Hollingworth, Melody Maker, 19 December 1970

THERE LIES on this album one of the most exciting, imaginative guitar solos I've heard for a long time from Pete Haycock on 'Seventh Son', ...

Ike and Tina Turner, Caravan, John McLaughlin et al: Startruckin' 75

Report by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 23 August 1975

WHERE THE HELL is Lou Reed?Good question, if a trifle academic, but eminently suited for whiling away times in the coach by discussing. ...

Climax Blues Band: Stamp Album

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 13 December 1975

I'M SICK AND tired of bloody good bands. ...

Climax Blues Band

Interview by Chris Salewicz, New Musical Express, 6 March 1976

Big in the States. Still trying to breakthrough on the home turf. CHRIS SALEWICZ chews on a 'cheese and tomato' ...

Climax Blues Band: Climax Get It Right

Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 23 October 1976

COLIN COOPER and PETER HAYCOCK: 'We're playing more of what people call funk today, but it's all rooted in the blues.' ...

Climax Blues Band: Victoria Palace, London

Live Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 6 November 1976

AFTER A succession or strangely dissatisfying gigs in the giant aircraft hangars of rock (ie Empire Pool, Wembley), how sweet it was to hear some ...

Climax Blues Band: Gold Plated

Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 13 November 1976

IT IS AN extraordinary fact that even the most diligent rock researcher can develop a blind spot. They get quite paranoiac about it. ...

The Climax Blues Band: Live in Newcastle

Live Review by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, 8 October 1977

THE CLIMAX Blues Band are fab. Not a profound remark, I know, but it needs saying because their fate in this country has nearly always ...

Climax Blues Band: Shine On

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 6 May 1978

THE ONE thing more annoying than a duff album, by a duff band is a duff album by a good band. ...


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