Week of January 30, 2005

Blue Goose

Allan Callan - Guitar, Vocals
Eddie Clarke - Guitar
Nicky Hogarth - Keyboards
Chris Perry - Drums
Nick South - Bass
Mike Todman - Guitar

Blue Goose (Anchor ANCLP 2005) 1975
CD: Air Mail Archive, AIRAC 1085, Japan, 2005

Loretta/Call On Me (Anchor ANC 1015) 1975
(both sides also included on their album)

Most notable for including Eddie Clarke who was later in Motorhead. Clarke, Perry and Hogarth had previously been in Curtis Knight and Zeus. Clarke and Hogarth's next venture was a band called Continuous Performance, who had no waxings.

By the time of their album Eddie Clarke had been replaced by Mike Todman.

(Vernon Joynson/Vladimir Zhigulin)

Taken from The Tapestry of Delights - The Comprehensive Guide to British Music of the Beat, R&B, Psychedelic and Progressive Eras 1963-1976, Vernon Joynson   ISBN 1 899855 04 1

Crunchy guitar driven rock in the vein of mid-70s Stray, strong vocal presence, great dynamics, keyboards and harmonica, shame this was a one-off!

Alex Gitlin, 2 February 2005

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