Climax Chicago Rich Man
Originally known as the Climax Chicago Blues Band our heroes hailed from the Midlands and set their sights set on emulating the chops and dues paying school of British blues bands throughout eternity. You could see that in their album artwork. Take Tightly Knit — front cover featuring crop head with socks stuffed in mouth — and Rich Man — with its vaguely tetchy anti-authority vibe — were almost precursors of the urban agit prop movement.
Rich Man also fingers that desolate part of the early seventies when Britain was candlelit. Singer, sax player and harmonica man Colin Cooper had an anti-hero image and took no prisoners while Pete Haycock was a fully-fledged Black Country axe merchant. Haycock went on to record several solo projects, the first of which was the album Total Climaxwith his band, Pete Haycock's Climax; this band toured extensively in Europe, including Communist East Germany, and conducted a well-received tour in Australia.
After that, Haycock was asked by his former Climax Blues Band manager, Miles Copeland, to record an instrumental album, Guitar and Sonand the live album Night of the Guitars from the tour of the same name for the I.
No Speak label. He also started his film score career at this time, playing the lead on Hans Zimmer 's score to Thelma and Louise. He also performed on the Night of the Guitars tours, which included Holt on bass, keyboards and occasional vocals. It is included on the Climax Blues Up Front Infatuation double album25 Years —released by the German label Repertoire in Cooper died of cancer, aged 69, in July He is survived by his wife and two children.
Cooper was replaced by singer and saxophone and Climax Chicago Rich Man player Johnny Pugh, who retired inand Mac Rebennack And The Soul Orch The Point One Naughty Flat replaced in turn by vocalist Graham Dee and saxophone player Chris Aldridge.
This lineup continues to tour. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Climax Blues Band. Retrieved 28 August London: Guinness World Records. Archived from the original on 21 February Scrobbling is when Last. Learn more. There was an issue displaying the shoutbox. View all shouts. View full artist profile.
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Tracklist Sorted by: Running order Running order Most popular. Buy Loading. More Love this track. Play album Buy Loading. The J. Geils Band 59, listeners Play album Buy Loading. Scrobble Stats? What is scrobbling? Artist images 8 more. One of the leading lights of the late s UK blues boom, the original members were guitarists Derek Holt and Peter Haycockkeyboardist Arthur Woodbassist Richard Jones, and drummer George Newsome; Colin Cooper — on vocals and saxophone made up the sextet.
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