Monday, February 25, 2013

"Blood, Sweat & Tears - 3 -1970 US":

Blood, Sweat & Tears (also known as "BS&T") is a contemporary jazz-rock American music group, active throughout the later part of the 20th century and still into the 21st. They are well known for their music throughout the late 1960s to early 1970's, and they were well known for their combination of brass and rock band instrumentation. It recorded songs by noted rock/folk songwriters such as Laura Nyro, James Taylor, The Band, the Rolling Stones, as well as Billie Holiday, and Erik Satie. They incorporated music from Thelonious Monk and Sergei Prokofiev into their arrangements.They were originally formed in 1967 in New York City.

"Blood, Sweat & Tears 3" is the third album by the band Blood, Sweat & Tears, released in 1970.After the huge success of their previous album, "3" was highly anticipated and it rose quickly to the top of the US album chart. It also yielded two hit singles: a cover of Carole King's "Hi-De-Ho," and "Lucretia MacEvil."


David Clayton-Thomas - lead vocals
Bobby Colomby - drums, percussion, vocals
Jim Fielder - bass
Dick Halligan - organ, piano, electric piano, harpsichord, celeste, trombone, flute, alto flute, baritone horn, vocals
Jerry Hyman - trombone, bass trombone, recorder
Steve Katz - guitar, harmonica, lead vocals on "The Battle"
Fred Lipsius - alto saxophone, piano, electric piano, music box, vocals
Lew Soloff - trumpet, flugelhorn, piccolo trumpet
Chuck Winfield - trumpet, flugelhorn

-by dj fanis: here

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