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The Climax Blues Band (originally Climax Chicago Blues Band) from Stafford, England, was formed in late 1968. One of the leading lights of the late 1960s UK blues boom, the original members were guitarists Derek Holt and Peter Haycock (1951-2013), keyboardist Arthur Wood (1929-2005), bassist Richard Jones, and drummer George Newsome; Colin Cooper (1939–2008) on vocals and saxophone made up the sextet. In 1970, the band shortened its name to the Climax Blues Band. The band had a Top… read more

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  • Avatar for luckystoned
    Couldn't Get It Right :)
  • Avatar for nicorebel
    My former Uni lecturer was in this band. haw haw
  • Avatar for KeithJones
    RIP, Pete Haycock. Great guitarist. Remember seeing the band on Sunday evenings at the George in Burslem :)
  • Avatar for MetalRocknAles
    Why on Earth had I never heard of this band until only a few weeks ago? I checked out their 'Gold Plated' album and it is a classic! They should be more well known!
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  • Avatar for AztecPortal
    Is the bald guy (with a sock in his mouth ?) on the "Tightly Knit" album cover Spirit drummer Ed Cassidy ?
  • Avatar for Seederman
    @ xALSHALLPERISHx Awesome for your cousin, I'm sure... But maybe a little sad for the band... ;-) I'm sure they had fun at the party, though...
  • Avatar for xALSHALLPERISHx
    A friend of my father booked them in his garage about 20 yrs ago at his birthday. Must have been awesome.
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  • Avatar for avant_gardener
    Mole on the Dole!

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