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Swallow (American band)

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Genres  blues-rock
Genre  Blues rock
Labels  Warner Bros. Records
Record label  Warner Bros. Records
Years active  1969 (1969)–1974 (1974)
Past members  George Leh Phil Green Parker Wheeler Bob Camacho Vern Miller Mick Aranda Kerry Blount Jay Dewald Andy Harp Gordon Kennedy David Woodford Bill Scism J. D. Smith Ted Connell Rick Engler
Origin  Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Swallow was a rock band from the Boston area. Formed in 1969, they were extant for five years, touring with Traffic, the Supremes and B.B. King and headlining area venues on their own.

Somewhat unusually for a rock band, Swallow included a horn section, so there were initially eleven members in the band. Band members included Vern Miller from the Remains who wrote most of the band's songs, and blind blues singer George Leh.

Swallow released two albums on Warner Bros. Records. Their first album, Out of the Nest, released in 1972, included a contribution by Jeff Baxter on one song, "Come Home Woman". Another album, Swallow, followed in 1973.

Both albums were re-released on CD in 2010 on Wounded Bird Records.


Swallow (American band) Wikipedia

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