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Mk II (album)

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Released  November 1969
Mk II (1969)  Mountains (1970)
Release date  November 1969
Recorded  1969
Artist  Steamhammer
Label  CBS Records International
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Producer  Fritz Fryer & John Hawkins
Genres  Blues rock, Psychedelic rock
Similar  Mountains, Steamhammer, Speech, Armageddon

Steamhammer mk ii full album 1969


Mk II was the second album of the British blues-rock band Steamhammer.

Contents

Background

For this LP, drummer Michael Ruston was replaced by Mick Bradley (who would stay with the band through their final LP in 1972, "Speech"). Guitarist Martin Quittenton had also departed, to focus on songwriting (primarily with Rod Stewart) and sax and flute player Steve Jolliffe was added to the lineup (he would later join Tangerine Dream).

Track listing

  1. "Supposed to Be Free" (White)
  2. "Johnny Carl Morton" (Jollife)
  3. "Sunset Chase" (Pugh)
  4. "Contemporary Chick Con Song" (Steamhammer)
  5. "Turn Around" (Jollife)
  6. "6/8 for Amiran" (Jollife, White)
  7. "Passing Through" (White)
  8. "Down Along the Grove" (White)
  9. "Another Travelling Tune" (Pugh, White)
  10. "Fran and Dee Take a Ride" (White)
  11. "Junior's Wailing" * (Pugh, White)
  12. "Windmill" * (Quittenton, White)
  13. "Autumn Song" * (Jollife, White)
  14. "Blues for Passing People" * (Steamhammer)

First 10 tracks in the list are on the original 1969 LP album, last 4 only added on for the CD.

Band members

  • Kieran White - vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica, jew's harp
  • Steve Jolliffe - soprano and alto flutes, alto and tenor saxophones, harpsichord, vocals
  • Martin Pugh - electric and acoustic guitar
  • Steve Davy - bass
  • Mick Bradley - drums, percussion, conga
  • Additional personnel

  • Fritz Fryer - Producer
  • John Hawkins - Producer
  • Paul Tregurtha - Engineer
  • Mike Bobak - Engineer
  • Product details

  • Audio CD (July 18, 2006)
  • Original release date: 1969
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Format: Import
  • Label: Repertoire
  • ASIN: B000025R1K
  • Songs

    1Supposed to Be Free5:58
    2Johnny Carl Morton4:36
    3Sunset Chase1:39

    References

    Mk II (album) Wikipedia


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