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A first reissue for the album by guitarist / singer / songwriter Mick Cox, produced by Shel Talmy and originally released in 1973 on Capitol, in the US only. Cox assembled a band to put across his rock and funk sound which included soon to be Kokomo stalwarts Tony O'Malley on lead vocals, Frank Collins/ Dyan Birch/ Paddie McHugh on backing vocals, plus musicians Mick (Wynder K Frog) Weaver, Andrew Steele (ex-The Herd), Peter Arneson (the Hollies, Ian Hunter), Alan Skidmore. The sum of the parts across the album is a sound very much in the vein of contemporary Joe Cocker, Leon Russell, Delaney & Bonnie. As a guitarist and songwriter Cox had already contributed his playing plus four songs to the 1969 album by Eire Apparent called 'Sunrise', produced by Jimi Hendrix. Subsequently he was a touring musician with Arrival, and after The Mick Cox Band album playing with Eric Clapton and Mick Taylor. In 1980 he picked up again with Van Morrison whom he had first met in Ireland during the early 1960s, and later helped demo the songs on "Astral Weeks", to record and tour. This is a first release on CD for The Mick Cox Band album, packaged with a booklet containing the background to the making of the album including quotes from Shel Talmy and Tony O'Malley, plus never before seen session and promo photos from the Shel Talmy archive. Package further includes eight previously unreleased recordings, all 16 songs written by Mick Cox, and all 16 tracks transferred and mastered from the original master tapes by Alec Palao.
A first reissue for the album by guitarist / singer / songwriter Mick Cox, produced by Shel Talmy and originally released in 1973 on Capitol, in the US only. Cox assembled a band to put across his rock and funk sound which included soon to be Kokomo stalwarts Tony O'Malley on lead vocals, Frank Collins/ Dyan Birch/ Paddie McHugh on backing vocals, plus musicians Mick (Wynder K Frog) Weaver, Andrew Steele (ex-The Herd), Peter Arneson (the Hollies, Ian Hunter), Alan Skidmore. The sum of the parts across the album is a sound very much in the vein of contemporary Joe Cocker, Leon Russell, Delaney & Bonnie. As a guitarist and songwriter Cox had already contributed his playing plus four songs to the 1969 album by Eire Apparent called 'Sunrise', produced by Jimi Hendrix. Subsequently he was a touring musician with Arrival, and after The Mick Cox Band album playing with Eric Clapton and Mick Taylor. In 1980 he picked up again with Van Morrison whom he had first met in Ireland during the early 1960s, and later helped demo the songs on "Astral Weeks", to record and tour. This is a first release on CD for The Mick Cox Band album, packaged with a booklet containing the background to the making of the album including quotes from Shel Talmy and Tony O'Malley, plus never before seen session and promo photos from the Shel Talmy archive. Package further includes eight previously unreleased recordings, all 16 songs written by Mick Cox, and all 16 tracks transferred and mastered from the original master tapes by Alec Palao.
5060629490076

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Format: CD
Label: IMPORTS
Rel. Date: 07/08/2022
UPC: 5060629490076

Mick Cox Band (Exp) (Uk)
Artist: Mick Cox Band
Format: CD
New: Available $19.99
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DISC: 1

1. Stuck on You
2. This Time Round
3. (Interstellar) Ranger
4. Queen's Avenue
5. White Lie
6. Redirecting Mary
7. Ego Trap
8. Questions
9. Prairie Hotel
10. Everything Is Crazy
11. Hanging on to Columbia
12. Card Game
13. Man of Confusion
14. Thinking Out Loud
15. Mr Natural
16. Song Called Shel

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A first reissue for the album by guitarist / singer / songwriter Mick Cox, produced by Shel Talmy and originally released in 1973 on Capitol, in the US only. Cox assembled a band to put across his rock and funk sound which included soon to be Kokomo stalwarts Tony O'Malley on lead vocals, Frank Collins/ Dyan Birch/ Paddie McHugh on backing vocals, plus musicians Mick (Wynder K Frog) Weaver, Andrew Steele (ex-The Herd), Peter Arneson (the Hollies, Ian Hunter), Alan Skidmore. The sum of the parts across the album is a sound very much in the vein of contemporary Joe Cocker, Leon Russell, Delaney & Bonnie. As a guitarist and songwriter Cox had already contributed his playing plus four songs to the 1969 album by Eire Apparent called 'Sunrise', produced by Jimi Hendrix. Subsequently he was a touring musician with Arrival, and after The Mick Cox Band album playing with Eric Clapton and Mick Taylor. In 1980 he picked up again with Van Morrison whom he had first met in Ireland during the early 1960s, and later helped demo the songs on "Astral Weeks", to record and tour. This is a first release on CD for The Mick Cox Band album, packaged with a booklet containing the background to the making of the album including quotes from Shel Talmy and Tony O'Malley, plus never before seen session and promo photos from the Shel Talmy archive. Package further includes eight previously unreleased recordings, all 16 songs written by Mick Cox, and all 16 tracks transferred and mastered from the original master tapes by Alec Palao.
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