1970. Silver Metre. Inside album cover. USA.

1970. Sil­ver Metre. Inside album cov­er. Left to right: Leigh Stephens (in back, Blue Cheer) me (in fore­ground with mous­tache), Micky Waller (in back, Jeff Beck), Har­ry Reynolds (Hair Band). I had met Leigh and his old lady at the time Liz, when Micky Waller took me over to a mews cot­tage they were rent­ing in Lon­don around […]

1969–70 Silver Metre. National General Records. USA.

1969–1970. Sil­ver Metre. Formed in Venice Beach and San­ta Mon­ica, Cal­i­for­nia after my first trip to the Unit­ed States at age 21. Leigh Stephens played lead gui­tar (orig­i­nal Blue Cheer gui­tarist), Micky Waller (Jeff Beck, Rod Stew­art etc) played drums, Har­ry Reynolds vocals, and I played bass and some key­boards. We record­ed our first of […]

1969. Steamhammer. “Reflection”. Bellaphon/CBS

1969 Steamham­mer “Reflec­tion”. Bellaphon/CBS Steamham­mer (aka Reflec­tion) was the debut album issued in 1969 by the British blues-rock band Steamham­mer. Steamham­mer was cho­sen as leg­endary blues gui­tarist Fred­dy King’s back­ing band when­ever he toured Eng­land. The musi­cians in the band were Mar­tin Quit­ten­ton (gui­tar), Kier­an White (vocals, gui­tar, har­mon­ica), Mar­tin Pugh (gui­tar), Steve Davy (bass), […]