Week of August 21, 2005

Warm Dust

Paul Carrack - Keyboards
Tex Comer - Bass
Dave Pepper - Drums
Alan Soloman - Sax, Keyboards, Vocals
John Surguy - Sax, Guitar, Vocals
Les Walker - Vocals
Keith Bailey - Drums

And It Came To Pass (2LP, Trend TNLS 700), 1970
Germany: Metronome 2/400002, 1979
US: Uni 73109, 1970
CD: Red Fox RF 610, 2001

Peace For Our Time (Trend 6480 001) 1971
Dreams Of Impossibilities (BASF 2229082-4, German only) 1972
CD (above two on one disc): Red Fox RF 611, 2001

It's A Beautiful Day/Worm Dance (Trend 6099 022) 1970

A jazz-rock/fusion band. Their third album, Dreams Of Impossibilities, was a German-only release on the BASF label in 1972. Peace For Our Time is an excellent progressive album with strong vocals, long sax and flute instrumental sections and good organ work. Several tracks like Rejection and Wind Of Change veered towards jazz but one, Wrote A Letter, was an acoustic bluesy number with interesting lyrics.

(Costas Arvanitis/Dietmar Schwab)

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

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