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    Atomic Rooster

    This band is awesome!

    Check out the awesome guitar playing starting at 4:17 that runs for about seven minutes[/U][/B]:

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    This guitarist from Atomic Rooster went on to form a band with ex-Quatermass bassist/vocalist John Gustafson called Hard Stuff. They put out 2 albums, the best being the second, called Bolex Dementia. Both albums are available, remastered:
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    Last edited by millions; Oct-06-2017 at 19:47.

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    Vice Admiral Virtuoso John Watt's Avatar
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    Welland, Ontario, Canada, mid Niagara Peninsula, between Great Lakes Erie and Ontario
    Hard Stuff is new to me, even if a friend and I were thinking of starting a new domain,
    for dating, looking for single women, called Hard Already.
    Atomic Rooster was one of those bands that wasn't big on the pop charts,
    but a lot of rock musicians had their albums, very influential.
    Yes, this is free old man talk,
    but having a Strat and using Marshalls was a big part of sounding the best.
    Uriah Heep, the original Fleetwood Mac, Camel, lots of unsung guitar based bands.
    I was thinking of that four piece band that made Peter Frampton,
    but I can't think of their name.
    Here in Ontario, "A Foot in Coldwater" was one of the first Strat and Marshall bands,
    an offshoot of "Nucleus", a house band put together by a Toronto bar owner.
    They have a hot domain. I'll look it up and be back.
    "Make me Do, (Anything You Want)", a slow song, was their biggest hit.
    Last edited by John Watt; Oct-10-2017 at 18:39.

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    If you like Strats and Marshalls, get some Groundhogs, and maybe some Wishbone Ash (Pilgrimage).

    Atomic Rooster was on a lower level than Hard Stuff, because John Gustafson was such a good singer, writer, and bassist.

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