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Saturday, July 11, 2015

Amazing Blondel - Mulgrave Street (1974 uk, wonderful folk silk rock with special guests musicians, 2009 japan remaster)

Originally released in 1974. First band album without John Gladwin and along a more commercial line. Long sought after.

With the departure of John Gladwin in 1973, Eddie Baird and Terry Wincott decided to continue The Amazing Blondel. Eddie took up writing most of the material and whilst it was still of an acoustic-folk base it now had a slightly more commercial bent.

'Mulgrave Street' came out to critical acclaim and set up the band for a further three albums. Certain tracks within the album became standards like "Mulgrave Street", "Love must be the best time of your life" and "Sad to see you go".

Continuing to tour extensively the new brand of Amazing Blondel soon became established with a large fan-base to which this album will appeal. And since it has never had a CD release all Folk/Amazing Blondel fans will be sure to seek out this album.

Eddie and Terry are looking to do some gigs later in the year to help promote the release of the long missing Amazing Blondel albums.

1. Mulgrave Street - 2:28
2. Iron And Steel - 4:55
3. Leader Of The Band (Terry Wincott) - 4:19
4. Light Your Light - 3:00
5. Hole In The Head - 2:16
6. Help Us Get Along - 3:45
7. See Em Shining - 2:35
8. Love Must Be The Best Time Of Your Life - 2:34
9. All I Can Do - 2:41
10.Goodbye Our Friends (Terry Wincott) - 3:16
11.Sad To See You Go - 3:29
12.Runaway - 3:24
13.Little Darling - 3:13
Lyrics and Music by Eddie Baird unless as else stated

*Edward Baird - Guitars, Vocals
*Terence Wincott - Guitar, Keyboards, Vocal
*Sue Glover - Vocal
*Eddie Jobson - Violin, Keyboards
*Paul Kossoff - Guitar
*Sunny Leslie - Vocal
*John Bundrick - Keyboards
*Boz Burrell - Bass
*Pat Donaldson - Bass
*Mickey Feat - Guitar
*Simon Kirke - Drums
*William Murray - Drums
*Mick Ralphs - Guitar
*Alan Spenner - Bass

1971  Amazing Blondel - Fantasia Lindum
1973  Amazing Blondel - Blondel
1974  Amazing Blondel - England 

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