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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…

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  • Couldn't Get It Right :)
  • My former Uni lecturer was in this band. haw haw
  • RIP, Pete Haycock. Great guitarist. Remember seeing the band on Sunday evenings at the George in Burslem :)
  • 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!
  • amazing
  • Is the bald guy (with a sock in his mouth ?) on the "Tightly Knit" album cover Spirit drummer Ed Cassidy ?
  • @ 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...
  • A friend of my father booked them in his garage about 20 yrs ago at his birthday. Must have been awesome.
  • かっこいい!
  • Mole on the Dole!

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