mercoledì 17 aprile 2013

Gass - Gass 1970

Gass was a rock band formed in May 1965 by Robert Tench, Godfrey and Errol McLean. They were managed by The Active Management Group. The band fused inspired melodies with soul, Latin influences, blues and progressive rock often employing complex rhythms.
The original line up was Tench on bass guitar, percussionist Errol McLean, his brother drummer and vocalist Godfrey McLean, saxophonist Humphrey Oka and guitarist Alan Roskans. Tench soon become the band's vocalist and as their music progressed the line up changed. They performed at fashionable music venues in London's Soho, such as The Flamingo Club, The Scotch of St.James where Eric Burdon sang with them and it was at The Bag O'Nails Jimi Hendrix joined the band for a jam session. Gass became involved with Catch My Soul-Rock Othello produced by Jack Good during 1969.

Their album Juju 1970 featured guitarist Peter Green. The band was featured on Catch My Soul 1971, which was recorded with the original cast of the UK stage production of Catch My Soul-Rock Othello. Pete Masden mentions in his book Funk Guitar And Bass, that Godfrey McLean and Tench performed at regular jam sessions with other musicians at Ronnie Scott's club. These sessions led to an embryonic line up for the fusion band Gonzalez. In May 1971 Tench joined The Jeff Beck Group and Gass disbanded. Delisle Harper appeared with Tench on Freddie King's Burglar 1974 also Larger than Life 1975. Tench later moved on to play with The Jeff Beck Group, Hummingbird, Humble Pie, Streetwalkers and Van Morrison, amongst others. Godfrey McLean recorded End of the Game 1970 with Peter Green and appeared with Brian Auger and The Oblivion Express. Wiki

Tracklist:
01.Kulu Se Mama 7:15
02.Holy Woman 5:30
03.Yes I Can 6:52
04.Juju 3:40
05.Black Velvet 3:51
06.House For Sale 3:48
07.Cold Light Of Day 4:13
08.Cool Me Down 6:10

Gass:
Robert Tench - vocals, guitar, organ, percussion
Godfrey Mc.Clean - drums, congas, vocal, percussion
Delisle Harper - bass, acoustic bass, percussion
Derek Austin - organ, piano, flute, percussion
Michael Piggott - violin, guitar

2 commenti:

Solidboy ha detto...

flac+cue+log+scans 312 mb
pass:Gass

Sergey ha detto...

thanks a lot!

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