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Tue 25th Feb at 7:30pm
Ultimate Rhythm & Blues - 50th Anniversary Tour
@ Birmingham Town Hall, Birmingham
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Ultimate Rhythm & Blues - 50th Anniversary Tour: The Zombies + Animals & Friends + The Yardbirds + Spencer Davis + Maggie Bell
With an amazing line-up that had 37 hit records in the UK charts for over 300 weeks, you are guaranteed an unforgettable night. Go and celebrate 50 years of Rhythm and Blues with the artists that shaped music for generations to come.
Don't miss this chance to hear the musical revolution of 1964!
The Zombies had big hits with classic songs including She's Not There and Time Of The Season.
Colin Blunstone's solo hits include Say You Don't Mind and Caroline Goodbye, and Rod Argent is famed for solo hits Hold Your Head Up and God Gave Rock And Roll To You.
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Featuring from the original Animals John Steel and Mick Gallagher (The Blockheads, The Clash, Paul McCartney) plus Danny Handley (performed with Spencer Davis, Bobby Elliott, Ric Lee (Ten Years After) and Scott Whitley (Ric Lee of Ten Years After). Following their critically-acclaimed and hugely successful tours together in 2008, 2011 and 2012 this legendary combination of musicians will once again be performing on the same stage together. With over 20 global top ten hits, The Animals remain a seminal rhythm and blues band who still command great respect. Expect a fantastic concert of pure classics including House Of The Rising Sun, We Gotta Get Out Of This Place, Baby Let Me Take You Home and more. After over 50 years the legend still grows.
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Classic blues rock band who came out of retirement in 1992 after being inducted into America's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Their high quality music speaks for itself with hits such as 'For Your Love', 'Heart Full of Soul' and 'Shape of Things'. The Yardbirds are: Jim McCarty (drums), Ben King (lead guitar), Chris Dreja (rhythm guitar), Andy Mitchell (lead vocals/harmonica) and David Smale (bass guitar).
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Creator of the famed Spencer Davis Group in 1963 and has had close to a dozen top 10 hit songs, including Gimme Some Lovin', 'Somebody Help Me', 'I'm A Man', and 'Keep On Runnin'.
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Vocally regarded as Britain's answer to Janis Joplin, Maggie Bell, founder member of Stone The Crows and singer of the hit, 'Hold Me' with B. A. Robertson returned to the UK music scene in 2006 and performed live at Led Zeppelin's one off reunion concert at London O2 in November 2007. Bell sang the end credits theme for the late 1970s ITV detective drama Hazell, with lyrics written by Judy Forrest and music by Andy Mackay. Her song "No Mean City", written by Mike Moran, was the theme music to the TV crime drama Taggart. She also appeared in a single episode of Taggart called "Evil Eye" in 1990, playing a gypsy fortune teller named Effie Lambie who is murdered early in the episode.
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Venue: Birmingham Town Hall
Enquiries: 0121 644 5198
Bookings: 0121 780 3333
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