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Savoy Brown

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Savoy Brown: 'Train to Nowhere' (Parrot 45-40039); 'I'm Tired' (Parrot 45-40042)

Review by John Mendelssohn, Rolling Stone, 21 February 1970

SAY WHAT you will about Savoy Brown, they've bestowed upon us two monstrously good singles in the last six months. ...

Savoy Brown: A Step Further (Parrot PAS 71029)

Review by Gary Kenton, Fusion, 28 November 1969

IT'S PRETTY frustrating to be a victimized musician these days. It has always been, of course, but now, with all these quasi-blues heavies making it ...

Keef Hartley, Savoy Brown: Whisky a Go Go, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by John Mendelssohn, Los Angeles Times, 4 September 1969


Shadow Boxing with Savoy Brown's Mgr.

Interview by Andrew Bailey, Rolling Stone, 11 May 1972

LONDON — HARRY rose from the chair and his mouth went slack. His eyes rolled around and his tongue slid out like an epileptic's. He ...

Savoy Brown Take on a New Identity

Interview by Royston Eldridge, Melody Maker, 1 February 1969

WHEN THE Savoy Brown first started the only other band on the British blues scene was John Mayall... but that was four years ago before ...

8th National Jazz & Blues Festival: Lazy Sunbury Afternoon...

Live Review by Derek Boltwood, Record Mirror, 17 August 1968


Savoy Brown: Lookin' In, Lookin' Out

Profile and Interview by Dave Marsh, Circus, October 1970

IF THE BRITISH blues scene seems circular, both in terms of the way it has progressed over the last few years and in terms of ...

Savoy Brown: Lion's Share

Review by Jim Esposito, Zoo World, 17 February 1973

TALK ABOUT a programmed response: why is it that every time you pick up a new Savoy Brown album, the first thing you do is ...

Jo Jo Gunne and Savoy Brown in Concert

Report and Interview by Jim Esposito, Zoo World, 1972

MAYBE THE auditorium's marquee had the right idea by posting "Rock Concert" for all the world to see while supplying absolutely no details whatsoever – ...

Savoy Brown and Them Changes

Report and Interview by Jim Esposito, Rock, November 1972

2012 NOTE: I was young, probably a bit too much of a fan, and just looking to do a superficial, light-hearted story, but we now ...

Savoy Brown: Kim Simmonds Makes Savoy Brown A New Group

Interview by Danny Goldberg, Circus, April 1972

SAVOY BROWN is an oddity in the rock pantheon. Never really disappearing, yet never really together they can be compared most easily to John Mayall. ...

Savoy Brown: Band Of A Thousand Changes

Interview by John Pidgeon, Let It Rock, December 1972

SAVOY BROWN CAME up on John Mayall's coat tails playing supporting gigs with him at the start of the blues boom. The boom, which occurred ...

Savoy Brown: Hellbound Train

Review by Bud Scoppa, Rolling Stone, 27 April 1972

Savoy Brown was once a resolutely typical British blues band. They could boogy an audience into submission in no time at all, and then keep ...

Savoy Brown/Fleetwood Mac/Long John Baldry: University of New Haven, Connecticut

Live Review by Jon Tiven, Phonograph Record, May 1972

ASHMUN & REYNOLDS, two singers (one of whom also plays bass) with the Baldry band, opened the show with a couple of numbers of their ...

Savoy Brown Start Another Chapter

Report and Interview by uncredited writer, Beat Instrumental, July 1970

NOT LONG home from their third exhausting tour of America, the Savoy Brown band were enjoying a necessary break – they have kept their British ...

"England Is Dead": The Kim Simmonds Interview

Interview by Rick McGrath, The Georgia Straight, September 1970

This started off as an atrocious night of music: a brit Spinal Tap band called Atomic Rooster, followed by the deadly boring Redbone. The night ...

see also Chicken Shack

see also Foghat

see also Jackie Lynton


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