Week of April 1, 2001


Formed in Wales in 1972 by Terry Bennett (vocals), Dai Shell (guitar), Ralph Evans (guitar, vocals), Ricky John Holt (bass, vocals) and Robert Jones (drums). Played their good-time rockin' boogie mostly in the shadow of Status Quo and Canned Heat.  Released three critically lambasted albums, even having time to lay down their version of The Beatles "I Am The Walrus" on a Chrysalis set, "Over The Rainbow - The Last Concert Live!"  (Also recorded a cover of Neil Young's "Ohio" on "Wheelin' N' Dealin'".)

July 74 (Polydor 2058 497) Oh My, Don't It Make You Wanna Cry / Kansas City Wine
March 75 (Chrysalis CHS 2063) Wheelin n' Dealin / Moonshine
July 76 (Chrysalis CHS 2098) Small Town Talk / Long Shot Lover

Expecting Company (Polydor SUPER 2383 245) 1973
Wheelin' N' Dealin' (Chrysalis CHR 1076; USA: 0698) 1975
Riding High (Chrysalis CHR 1100) 1976

Expecting Company - Esoteric, ECLEC 2442, 2014
Wheelin' N' Dealin'/Riding High - Gott Discs, GOTTCD026, 2005

Taken from "The Great Metal Discography" by Martin C. Strong (Canongate Books, ISBN 0 86241 727 9)

Special thanks to Mark Ellison

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