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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2009 3:49 pm 
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Ive been listening to them for several years and i enjoy all eras of the band jsut been geeting into the Al Kooper era from 1967/68

Havent meet many others though who digs them

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2009 4:16 pm 
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blood, sweat and tears…sexton blåsare utan hjärna …
kjell alinge, circa 1975-76

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and, no, I never liked bs&t either.

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2009 4:19 pm 
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I love this band... Very talented people who knew what they were doing. The Eponimous album and God Bless the Child is such classics... Did you know someone, maybe Kooper [Edit: Jim Fielder, bass player], played uncredited rhythm guitar on the Mother's Absolutely Free?

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 22, 2009 2:15 am 
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interview with Jim Fielder
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Q : How was the first album with Tim followed by work with Frank Zappa?

A: Let me explain this a little. My first year properly in the business I played with & Mastin & Brewer, Zappa/Mothers, and Buffalo Springfield in that order. The first of these developed into Brewer & Shipley, another known name. Anyway, for the original Mastin & Brewer, one time Mastin did not show up for a gig at the “Whisky A Go Go” club. This made me have doubts, but our drummer Billy Mundy knew Zappa and recommended me. There, I really wanted to specialize in bass but Roy Estrada was already playing. This meant that though I can be heard on all tracks for the “Absolutely Free” album, it is on rhythm guitar.

Don’t expect to find my name credited on the album, though. Frank had all my credits omitted from the cover because I moved on to Buffalo Springfield before it was released.



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PostPosted: Sun Nov 22, 2009 5:36 am 
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Great band check out New Blood, one of my favorite BS&T lps

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 24, 2009 4:53 pm 
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There is an FZ show from fall 1973 where he mentions that some members of BS&T are in the audience - one was Tom Malone, who was in the Wazoo bands and would also play in the Zappa In New York 1976 run.


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 24, 2009 11:04 pm 
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wasnt randy brecker a part of zappas band as well ? he was a member of the Al Kooper era of BST

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 25, 2009 2:40 am 
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There's a coincidence! They are in my player right now. I only have the eponymous album which is beautiful. Great energy and diversity. Been meaning to pick up a couple more for years. I would highly recommend the first two Family albums to anyone who digs this early BST stuff


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I love 'Child is the father to Man', i think that's the only one Al Kooper was involved in. Also like Kooper's 'I stand alone' solo album. I don't mind the other BST stuff but imo they lost something special with Kooper. As with Soft Machine, like most of their stuff but particularly vols 1&2 with robert wyatt (he's a superb artist). In a sense i feel both bands lost a certain quirkiness with Kooper and Wyatt going, and drifted into a less quirky jazzy, proggy, fusiony style. Kevin Ayers was also on SM vol 1, another quirky/original artist ( i love Bananamour).


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pbuzby wrote:
There is an FZ show from fall 1973 where he mentions that some members of BS&T are in the audience - one was Tom Malone, who was in the Wazoo bands and would also play in the Zappa In New York 1976 run.


david clayton thomas, dunbar, fz & prakash john at the nickelodeon, toronto '73 [photo: bruce cole]

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...I was at this series of gigs @ the Nickelodeon (now the Hard Rock Cafe) in '73 with my friend Ronnie Hawkins. A wider lens might have captured him side stage...





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PostPosted: Tue Nov 01, 2011 10:28 am 
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david clayton thomas, dunbar, fz & prakash john at the nickelodeon, toronto '73 [photo: bruce cole]


I don't think that's Aynsley Dunbar.


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david clayton thomas, dunbar, fz & prakash john at the nickelodeon, toronto '73 [photo: bruce cole]
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I don't think that's Aynsley Dunbar.
me neither. it doesn't look at all like him.

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Good band, but they belong in the "never lived up to there potential" thread... :smoke:


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 01, 2011 8:34 pm 
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pbuzby wrote:
I don't think that's Aynsley Dunbar.

yea, couldn't place dunbar in toronto in '73, and the picture is not as familiar as most of aynsley

purchased the photo from the perelis archives, identified prakash as the bass player, asked him about the drummer & singer/guitarist; he made me guess the drummer with one hint [he's played with a lot of British acts] & was quite certain it was a.d... no response from dct or the photographer



this photo made me guess it was aynsley

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BS&T , New Blood is one of their best.

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blood, sweat and tears…sexton blåsare utan hjärna …
kjell alinge, circa 1975-76

:mrgreen:

and, no, I never liked bs&t either.


Thats why they called themselves Blood Sweat & Tears! :mrgreen:


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