One of the few UK bands still going strong from way-back-when is Savoy Brown. Formed in 1966 by guitarist Kim Simmonds -- who remains the group's only original member -- the Brown was popular in the States during its 1968-'72 heyday, specializing in a dynamic hard-rocking style that both maintains and expands upon its blues roots.
Many musicians have passed through the band's revolving door, including Dave Walker, for a time a member of pre-Rumours Fleetwood Mac (originally a blues band too) and three of the four chaps in Foghat. Even though blues-rock's popularity peaked by '75, the music remains eternal -- and Simmonds, with his tireless dedication and sizzling slide, keeps on.
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