Label: Absinthe Records - ARLP 503 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue • Country: France • Genre: Rock • Style: Prog Rock, Classic Rock
Rare Bird were an English progressive rock bandformed in They had more success in other European countries. They Sympathy - Rare Bird - Rare Bird five studio albums between and In the UK, they never charted with an album but charted with one single, the organ -based track " Sympathy ", which peaked at number It sold one million copies globally. The band's initial line-up was as below, although there would be changes by the time they came to work on their third album.
The first two members listed were a constant throughout the lifetime of the band. The Sympathy - Rare Bird - Rare Bird of Rare Bird began when Graham Field placed an advertisement for a pianist in a musical periodical. He got thirty replies and formed a group called "Lunch". Lunch played a few gigs; one notable one was at the Tilbury Working Mens Club for the princely sum of five pounds. The band had no van and they managed to get amps, drums, guitars and Hammond organ into their cars. The gig was marred by Chris receiving a bad electric shock whilst on stage.
It later turned out that the founders of the band were more interested in Steve and convinced him to play bass. Chris was now high and dry and was kicked out of the band. Two weeks later, they had signed management and agency contracts, and three weeks later, were in the studio recording their debut album. Rare Bird included this song in their debut album, renaming it "Iceberg" but Randall received no credit on the L. Their late release "Sympathy" reached No.
A cover version of the track by The Family Dogg reached number two in the Netherlands. The song returned to the UK chart in when a version by Marillion reached No. The first album released by "Lunch" in was called "Rare Bird", which now also became the band's new name. The band finally split up in Paul Tony Bennett Featuring Chuck Wayne - Cloud 7 had previously been a recording engineer at Southern Music's studio in Denmark Street, London during the time that Fruit Machine recorded songs for release on the Spark Label under the direction of Barry Kingston.
He died of cancer Sympathy - Rare Bird - Rare Bird Side One 1. Somebody's Watching 5. Third Time Around 4. Turn Your Head 4. More And More 4. Side Two 1. Hard Time 3. Who Is The Hero 3. High In The Morning 3.
Dollars 8. Gould, Kelly, Kaffinetti, Curtis. Personnel: Steve Gould - Guitar. Bass guitar on "Who Is The Hero". Dave Kaffinetti - Pianos, Clavinette, Organ. Body And Soul 3. Live For Each Other 2. Diamonds 4. Reaching You 3. All That I Need 3. Redman 3. Peace Of Mind 5. The Wasps, Overture - Various - Classic Hits 3 - 50 Unbeatable Tracks 3.
Lonely Street 3. Last Tango In Beulah 6. Andy Rae - Fender Bass guitar. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.
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