Rock Generation Volume 6 LP

The Steampacket

€ 23,00
  • 1. Back At The Chicken Shack
  • 2. The In-Crowd
  • 3. Baby Take Me
  • 4. Can I Get A Witness
  • 5. Baby, Baby
  • 6. Holy Smoke
  • 7. Cry Me A River
  • 8. Oh Baby, Don't You Do It
  • 9. Lord Remember Me

Intriguing LP by The Steampacket, a British blues band in the 1960s, notable mainly for the fact that so many of its members already were, or subsequently became, famous as individual musicians.
They never recorded a studio or live album - these recordings are from rehearsals in December 1965.

A musical revue rather than a single group, Steampacket was formed in 1965 by Long John Baldry after the break-up of his previous group the Hoochie Coochie Men.
It included Rod Stewart who had been with Baldry in the Hoochie Coochie Men, vocalist Julie Driscoll, organist Brian Auger and guitarist Vic Briggs.
They were managed by Giorgio Gomelsky, who had previously been involved with the Rolling Stones and the Yardbirds.

Steampacket played at various clubs, theatres and student unions around the country, including supporting the Rolling Stones on their 1965 British tour.
Because of contractual difficulties, however, they never formally recorded a studio or live album. Tracks from some demo tapes they recorded at a rehearsal in the Marquee Club were released in 1970 on the French label BYG as Rock Generation: Volume 6 - The Steampacket (Or the First Supergroup).

* Long John Baldry - vocals
* Rod Stewart - vocals
* Julie Driscoll - vocals
* Brian Auger - Organ, Vocals
* Vic Briggs - guitar
* Richard Brown - bass guitar
* Micky Waller - drums

Original French pressing from 1970 is in very good condition

  • Condition: VG+ (Vinyl) / VG+ (Cover)
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