|Mr Elusive, Chris Farlowe!
Early bands The Thunderbirds and Colosseum.
Early hits "Out of Time" and as Little Joe Cook "Stormy Monday"
Chris, an already very experienced vocalist from a soul based background, was recruited into the Atomic Rooster ranks by Vincent in February '72. His style of singing suited the musical direction that Vincent was leading Rooster.Chris sang on both Made In England and Nice N' Greasy '73. His very much unique style of vocals led Rooster up to '74. During his stay in the Rooster ranks Chris contributed his unique vocals plus,of course his anorak, which it is rumoured contained plenty of "eats" to last each gig!
After Rooster Chris has continued recording and performing as the Chris Farlowe Band and others!
78: Sings theme tune to TV series Gangsters.
82: Sings on musical score for Death Wish II
|and very recently appeared at The Buxton(UK)Jazz & Blues Festival -May '00.|
|Thursday 17/8/00 @ The Band On The Wall,Swan St Manchester. "The extravagantly-talented Chris Farlowe is joined by those blues stalwarts The Norman Breaker Blues Band at 8pm - £6"|
|Chris played London's Astoria Theatre
with Colosseum, Friday 29th September and in Austria 22nd September.
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|22/9/00.....And how up to date can we
Just got these pics in from Erich in Austria & he's just come back from a Colosseum gig.For more pictures of the gig click here for his online album,
The latest news is the new release of Chris's next solo album, "Glory Bound" (Out of Time Ltd.),
From Alex Gitlin,
The Official Chris Farlowe WebSite
|For a fuller view of Chris's career pre and post Rooster go to:.|
|The Chris Farlowe Fan Page|
Knights in Blue Denim.
|The Chris Farlowe Tribute Site|
to the Band?
*Vincent Crane *Carl Palmer *Nick Graham *John DuCann *Paul Hammond *Pete French *Chris Farlowe *Steve Bolton *Ric Parnell *John Goodsall *Preston Heyman *Bernie Torme