Bogey Man. Feel So Bad. Rolling Down the Highway. Waiting for You. Too Poor to Die. What Does It All Mean. Track Listing - Disc 2. Ride With Your Daddy Tonight. Tube Train Blues. Sunflower Shuffle. Simple Simon. I Met This Bird in Playboy. It Takes Times. Baby You're the Real Thing. Colin Jordan. North Star. Closing Hours. Uranus Take Li. I Wish You Would.
Dave Kelly. On the Road. Checking on My Baby. I'm a Star. Broken Hearted. Bob's Boogie. Mean Old Bad Luck. All Right With Me. Steve Rye. C and W Blues. Good Golly Miss Kelly. Track Listing - Disc 3. Guitar Workout. Pet Cream Man. Hip Shakin'. Too Much Alcohol. Walkin' and Talkin'.
Dim Lights. Combination Boogie. After one rehearsal at the Black Bull pub in Chelsea to knock the opus into shape, the three musicians descended on a nursery school in Swiss Cottage Saga utilised the space to keep costs down and recorded The Ballad of Fred the Pixie in one three hour spurt on a Saturday morning. In later life, Bob disowned it. Considering the talent on display, the release was low key, and sales were minimal.
Five years later, inthe same personnel repeated the exercise with Put a Record On. By this time Kirwan was no longer a member of Fleetwood Mac and Dave Brooks and Ian Morton added a bit of variety with sax and percussion, respectively, Waiting For You - Brunning Sunflower Blues Band - Long Old Road (CD). Life on the road proved to be a challenge for Bob, as he always made it his mission to never miss a day at school, even if he had arrived back from a gig a matter of hours before the bell rang for his first lesson.
On one occasion while the pair were backing Jo Anne Kelly, she invited the visiting American albino blues brothers Edgar and Johnny Winter up to jam. That was one experience they would never forget. For their first gig as a band in their own write at Dingwalls in Camden Town, Bob invited a record scout from Virgin to come along, he was so Waiting For You - Brunning Sunflower Blues Band - Long Old Road (CD) he offered the band a one album deal. The bookings rolled in along with requests to back more high calibre American visitors including Jimmy Witherspoon, J.
The band also undertook several excursions to Italy where Franco Ratti signed them up for a three album deal on his own Apaloosa label. Vernon also produced the self-titled follow up, Deluxe Blues Band Waiting For You - Brunning Sunflower Blues Band - Long Old Road (CD) his own resurrected Blue Horizon label. Seizing the opportunity to trade on an established name, the band became regulars on the south London blues circuit.
He kept his hand in playing bass with the De Luxe Blues Band and occasionally with the Fleetwood Mac tribute band Fleetwood Bac, before finally hanging up his trusty Fender for good in As well as being a musician he was a published author with several books to his credit.
Bob died of a heart attack on 18 th October aged sixty-eight and is survived by his first wife Elspeth, their two children Simon and Rachel and his second wife Halina and their son Daniel.
He was always on the periphery of the music Waiting For You - Brunning Sunflower Blues Band - Long Old Road (CD) because of his commitment to education, but this unassuming teacher and enthusiastic blues fan from Bournemouth was there at the birth of one of the biggest selling bands of all time, Fleetwood Mac.
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