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Bev Bevan's albums; OF THE WEEK.

LITTLE FEAT | : Rad Gumbo - The Complete Warner Brothers Years (Warner Brothers) SEVEN-piece Los Angeles rock out-t Little Feat were formed in 1970. Although not commercially that successful, the band were enormously respected throughout the music industry and very much a band's band.

Led by Lowell George on vocals and guitar, the other members consisted of Paul Barrere on lead guitar, Bill Payne on keyboards, Fred Tatchett on guitar, Kenny Gradney on bass, Richie Hayward on drums and Sam Clayton on percussion.

ere are 12 CD albums in this brilliant boxset collection, all recorded between 1971 and 1990.

In chronological order the albums are Little Feat, Sailing Shoes, Dixie Chicken, Feats Don't Fail Me Now, e Last Record Album, Time Loves A Hero, Waiting For Columbus, Down One Farm, Hoy Hoy, Let It Roll, Representing e Mambo and Outtakes From Hotcakes. Great stu!

WET WILLIE: | Manorisms / Which One's Willie? (Beat Goes On) FROM Mobile, Alabama, Wet Willie were a rock band formed by brothers Jimmy and Jack Hall.

eir biggest success came in 1974 when the single Keep On Smiling made the US top ten. Half a dozen minor hits followed, their last chart entry being the song Weekend in 1979. e band were often played on American FM radio when I was touring in the States.

ese two albums, Manorisms and Which One's Willie - origi- ally released in 1977 and 1979 - are now together on one CD.

It's worth having alone for -ne renditions of Stop And Take A Look At What You've Been Doing and Don't Let e Green Grass Fool You.
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