CD / Digi Pak Includes 4 Bonus tracks!
- Booklet with authoritative and
extensive liner notes by respected
author and journalist Chris Welch.
- Expertly remastered - superb
sound. Steamhammer was one of the best 'Blues Boom' bands of the '60s, and here are 14 cuts of
blues-based rock at its raunchy best by a British group that proved popular - especially in
Germany - during the late Sixties.
Formed in 1969, the original line up included Martin Pugh (lead guitar), Kieran White (vocals),
Martin Quittenton (rhythm guitar), Steve Davey (bass) and Michael Rushton (drums). They
quickly proved their strength when they backed visiting blues legend Freddie King during a UK
Offered a contract with CBS on the strength of their 'live' performance, they became a hugely
popular 'live' band and went on to cut a series of steaming albums, including 'Mk II'. This
album was released in 1969 and features newcomers Steve Jollife on flute and saxophone, and
drummer Mick Bradley.
We have added their German hit single, 'Junior's Wailing', among the four bonus tracks. TRACKLISTING:
1. Supposed To Be Free
2. Johnny Carl Morton
3. Sunset Chase
4. Contemporary Chick Con Song
5. Turn Around
6. 6/8 For Amiran
7. Passing Through
8. Down Along The Grove
9. Another Travelling Tune
10. Fran And Dee Take A Ride
11. Junior's Wailing
13. Autumn Song
14. Blues For Passing People