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The Savoy Brown collection

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The Savoy Brown collection

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Title
The Savoy Brown collection
Performer
Savoy Brown
Publisher
Deram, 1995
2 cd's
Playing time
02:26:46
EAN
0042284432825
CDR
JK76737
Placing suggestion
70 - Blues (NBLC) J2 - Blues, gospel en spirituals (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 1 times in Flemish libraries

About Savoy Brown

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Savoy Brown (Originally Savoy Brown Blues Band) are an English blues rock band formed in Battersea, south west London, in 1965. Part of the late 1960s blues rock movement, Savoy Brown primarily achieved success in the United States, where they promoted their albums with non-stop touring.

Career

The band was formed by guitarist Kim Simmonds and harmonica player John O'Leary, following a chance meeting at Transat Imports record shop in Lisle Street, Soho, in 1965. In naming themselves, the group put together two words that conveyed an interesting balance of opposite sentiments and approaches. The word "Savoy" came from an American blues label, Savoy Records, as the members of the band thought the word "Savoy" sounded elegant. They added “Brown” because they thought it was an extremely plain word. Overall, the group called itself the Savoy Brown Blues Band to tell listeners that they played Chica…Read more on Wikipedia