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Mother Earth

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1. Mother Earth were an acid jazz outfit based in London, formed by long time Acid Jazz associate Bunny and basically comprising Matt Deighton on guitar and vocals, Bryn Barklam on Hammond organ, Chris White on drums and Neil Corcoran on bass. Shauna Green was the lead singer on the first album. Prior to their debut live performance where they played alongside another debutant band Jamiroquai, they started out as a studio project in 1991 with Paul Weller (on “Almost Grown”), James Taylor of the James Taylor Quartet and Simon Bartholomew from the Brand New Heavies as contributors.

In total they released three studio albums and one live album. After they disbanded in 1996, two retrospective albums were released in 2001 and 2004.
Deighton subsequently played guitar for Paul Weller’s band, and temporarily replaced Noel Gallagher in Oasis when he quit on tour in 2000.
Since 1996, Matt Deighton has released several critically acclaimed solo-albums.
Bryn Barklam went on to record with The Chords and play organ for the Buzzcocks at the Sex Pistols reunion gig at Finsbury Park. His current band is an instrumental trio consisting of organ, drums and guitar named Captain Hammond


2. Mother Earth was an eclectic American blues rock band formed in 1967 in California, fronted by Tracy Nelson.
Nelson, who hailed from Madison, Wisconsin, began her career as a solo artist, but formed the Mother Earth ensemble after moving to San Francisco.

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