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(Vocal/instrumental group, 1965–72)

This Los Angeles ‘garage band’ comprised Sky Saxon (vocals), Jan Savage (guitar), Daryll Hooper (organ) and Rick Andridge (drums). Slipping into the national Top 40 in 1965, their second single, ‘Pushin’ Too Hard’, triggered further grippingly slipshod exercises prior to ‘going psychedelic’ in 1967. A desperate in-concert album, Raw And Alive signalled the end, but Saxon’s solo releases – such as 2005’s Transparency – have punctuated the decades since.

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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley


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