TASTE – ” Transmissions 1968​-​69 “

Posted: January 3, 2020 in ALBUMS, MUSIC
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Taste were an Irish rock and blues band formed in 1966. They were founded by songwriter and guitarist Rory Gallagher who left the band in 1970. Formed in Cork, Ireland, in August 1966 as a trio consisting of Rory Gallagher on guitars and vocals, Eric Kitteringham on bass, and Norman Damery on drums. In their early years Taste toured in Hamburg and Ireland before becoming regulars at Maritime Hotel, an R&B club in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

In 1968 Taste began performing in the UK where the original lineup split up. The new lineup formed with Richard McCracken on bass and John Wilson on drums.The new Taste moved permanently to London where they signed with the record label Polydor. In November 1968, the band, along with Yes, opened for Cream at Cream’s farewell concerts.

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Blister On The Moon / Dual Carriageway Pain / Norman Invasion / Born On The Wrong Side of Time (first broadcast 27 October 1968)
Same Old Story / Dual Carriageway Pain (First broadcast: 30 October 1968.
I’m Movin’ On / Sugar Mama / Leaving Blues / Wee Wee Baby (first broadcast 20 April 1969)
releases March 1, 2020

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