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Manfred Manns Earth Band Members: Chris Thompson, Chris Slade, Manfred Mann, Shona Laing, Noel Mccalla, Steve Waller, Clive Bunker by Books LLC

Chapters: Chris Thompson, Chris Slade, Manfred Mann, Shona Laing, Noel Mccalla, Steve Waller, Clive Bunker, Geoff Britton, Richard Marcangelo, Colin Pattenden, Matt Irving, Dave Flett, John Lingwood, Steve Kinch, Pat King, Jimmy Copley, Geoff Dunn. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 51. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Chris Thompson, also known as Chris Hamlet Thompson (born 9 March 1947) is an English singer and guitarist known both for his work with Manfred Manns Earth Band and for his solo accomplishments. Thompson was born on 9 March 1947 in the United Kingdom but raised in New Zealand. His early musical experience was whilst still at school with a band (The Paragons) that played at the weekly church youth club dances. Later, as his talent became clear, the band was reformed as Dynasty with other musicians and achieved much local success on the New Zealand music scene. In 1973 he returned to England to pursue a music career, eventually joining Manfred Manns Earth Band. In 1978 he featured in Jeff Waynes Musical Version of The War of the Worlds, where he sang the lyrics for the song Thunder Child. After several years with Manfred Manns Earth Band, Thompson left in 1979 and formed the Los Angeles band Night, which enjoyed two hits during its lifetime. One of them, If You Remember Me, the theme song for Franco Zeffirellis remake of The Champ (1979 film), was initially credited solely to Thompson; later pressings of the single were credited to Chris Thompson and Night. After the band broke up in 1982, he rejoined the Earth Band. In 1981, Thompson released his debut album, Out Of The Night. This was followed by five more albums, most recently Wont Lie Down (2001). In 1986 Thompson sang vocals on a solo Steve Hackett (ex-Genesis) album. The album featured performances by ...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=228954
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In his autobiography, Klaus Voormann , an associate of the Beatles and a former member of the group Manfred Mann, alleges to have inspired the Earth Band's name by having suggested several times throughout the s that Mann's soft pop style of those days had to become "earthier" and rockier, not least because of the seemingly effeminate image of Mann's earlier band which had led to a number of close encounters with violence, particularly in Ireland. The original line-up consisted of Mick Rogers guitar and vocals , Manfred Mann organ, synthesizer and vocals , Colin Pattenden bass guitar and Chris Slade drums and vocals. In its very earliest stages, the band was simply billed as "Manfred Mann" and thus a continuation of the s group. The quartet released their first single, "Please Mrs. Henry", in

In its very earliest stages, the band was simply billed as "Manfred Mann". This iteration of the group released their first single "Please Mrs. Henry" in , released as "Manfred Mann". Thereafter, "Manfred Mann's Earth Band" was the band name used on all releases. The membership of the Earth Band was stable through , during which time they released their first six albums.

The Paul Jones lineup never duplicated this success, although "Come Tomorrow" and "Pretty Flamingo" were smaller hits. Jones left for a solo career and acting in , and the group reformed around singer Mike D'Abo Beatle friend Klaus Voormann was also in this aggregation on bass. Adopting an even more pop-oriented approach for the singles, with occasional psychedelic and progressive touches, the band ran off a string of Top Ten hits in their homeland until , although the only one to hit the jackpot in the U. The outfit's early jazz-rock efforts were interesting, but not very popular, and Manfred steered the ship back toward mainstream rock by forming yet another incarnation, Manfred Mann's Earth Band. The heavier, more synthesizer-oriented outfit made quite a few albums in the s; 's The Roaring Silence made the Top Ten, and featured the number one hit "Blinded by the Light" Mann also made the Top 40 with another Springsteen cover, "Spirit in the Night". AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully.

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  1. Jerry V. says:

    The discography of British rock band Manfred Mann's Earth Band consists of 17 studio albums , 3 live albums , 7 compilation albums , 5 video albums, and 37 singles.

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    Manfred Mann were an English rock band, formed in London in

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