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  Encyclopedia: Spencer Davis Group   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Spencer Davis Group was a mid-1960s British rock band founded by Spencer Davis (born 1942 in Swansea, Wales).
For the German market the group released "Det war in Schöneberg,im Monat Mai/Mädel ruck ruck ruck an meiner grünen Seite" (traditional songs from early Berlin) as a tribute-single to that audience, due to the fact, that Spencer Davis had been studying in Western Berlin in the early 60ies.
Davis, once frontman for seminal '60s act The Spencer Davis Group, was pals with both Linda and her husband Paul.
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 City of Santa Clarita, CA - Arts & Events: Concerts in the Parks - Spencer Davis Group   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This rock star from Wales, who created the famed Spencer Davis Group in 1963, has close to a dozen top 10 hit songs, including "Gimme Some Lovin", "Somebody Help Me", "I'm A Man", and "Keep On Runnin", helping to bring British rock 'n roll to the rest of the world.
With fluency in German, French and Spanish and degrees in modern languages, Spencer left his teaching career and began his music career in Birmingham with drummer, Pete York and brothers, Steve and Muff Winwood.
Spencer may be a legend, but he doesn't act that way.
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 Making Time- The Spencer Davis Group   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Spencer Davis Group was formed in Birmingham, England in the early 1960s as The Rhythm and Blues Quartet.
Spencer Davis went to America where he worked in A and R for a number of record companies.
Spencer Davis is based on the West Coast of America where he makes the occasional album.
www.makingtime.co.uk /spencer.html   (527 words)

 Voices of Classic Rock & Rockforever.com -- Present Spencer Davis
In fact, it was the early 1960's and Spencer Davis was literally a professor -- a professor of English in his native Britain.
Spencer Davis's background was in jazz and the blues of artists like Muddy Waters and Leadbelly.
Spencer Davis moved to California where he worked in A and R for a number of record companies.
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 Spencer Davis Group
Spencer Davis was born on July 17, 1941 in Swansea, South Wales.
Spencer Davis played solo guitar spots at the Golden Eagle pub on Hill Street in Birmingham which was at that time a hangout for the city's rhythm and blues enthusiasts.
Some of the Spencer Davis Group's early supporters accused the band of spending more effort getting hit records than they did on playing a good blues performance but from the loads of new fans who bought their records there were certainly no complaints.
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 BBC - South West Wales - Hall of Fame
Spencer Davis taught English before he left formal academia to form his first musical group which was called "Rhythm and Blues Quartet".
Spencer Davis was an academic and later on in music circles he was occasionally known as "Professor".
Spencer Davis, acting as an Island executive, strengthened label talents such as Bob Marley and the Wailers, as well as 1980s pop sensation Robert Palmer.
www.bbc.co.uk /wales/southwest/halloffame/showbiz/spencerdavis.shtml   (1492 words)

 Spencer Davis Group
Whenever a big group splits up for a few years and then reforms, it seems that everyone is ready to lambast the new group for not recapturing the old sound.
Another reason is confidence: the new group isn't afraid to play their big hits from the past with their music of today because it all bears the unmistakable Davis stamp that has made the SDG, as much a part of British musical history as the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, and Rod Stewart.
Spencer had been working as a record company talent scout and solo performer when Eddie Hardin, his ex-keyboard player, proposed they revive the band.
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 SPENCER DAVIS GROUP - Rock Music Artists - Corporate Entertainment Booking
In the early 80's Spencer Davis was head of A&R for a small Hollywood-based independent label and the itch to play in a band again was coming back.
Spencer Davis left the Classic Rock All-Stars in the summer of 1995, and continued touring in Europe and the U.S. the rest of the year into 1996 and 1997.
Spencer Davis may be a legend, but he doesn't act that way.
www.delafont.com /music_acts/spencer-davis.htm   (1004 words)

 The Bands - Seek to Womb
Spencer Davis Group had an excellent run in 1966 following a January number one, "Keep on Running" with another chart topper "Somebody Help Me".
Initially the backing group for Billy Fury, the Tornados had a massive world-wide hit with "Telstar" (the first US number one for a British act).
These groups were not only vital to the evolution of pop music, but they are still a lot of fun to listen to!" Click on to her links to find out more about some of the greatest bands of the British beat boom of the 1960s.
www.backdate.co.uk /bands_S-Z.htm   (2459 words)

 Spencer Davis Group Concert tickets, Concert Tickets Spencer Davis Group Information
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 The History Of British R&B
During this time the pair were also lending their talents other groups as the blues club scene grew.
Alexis continued to work steadily with various combinations of musicians until his death in 1984, but failed to compete with the new sound of RandB-based pop against many of the young guys who had once begged him for a chance to show what they were made of.
Davies' vocals had a character that made the group competitive during the blues boom of 1962-63, and his harp playing was second to none in England; a powerful, alternately mournful or exultant sound.
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 The Spencer Davis Group >> Nova Concerts >> International Booking Agency
Wales-born guitarist, harmonica player and vocalist Spencer Davis became one of the elder statesmen of mid-1960s British rock.
Together with his group, the Spencer Davis Band, which he formed in Birmingham in 1963, he scored with chart-topping hits, "Keep On Running" and "Somebody Help Me", in the UK and top ten hits, "Gimme Good Lovin'" and "I'm A Man", in the United States.
Forming a new version of the Spencer Davis Group, in 1984, Davis toured throughout the United States, Europe and the Middle East.
www.novaconcerts.com /spencerdavis.html   (526 words)

 Spencer Davis Group - Gimme Some Lovin': Live 1966 on DVD - MovieWeb
The 1960s R&B act The Spencer Davis Group is featured here in its original lineup.
Composed of Spencer Davis, Steve Winwood, Muff Winwood, and Pete York, the group formed in England 1962.
Comprised of rare archive footage of the original lineup as seen in the recording studio, concerts, and public relations activities, the documentary was shot in 1967, as the band underwent crucial changes and toured Europe.
www.movieweb.com /dvd/dvd.php?022891927495   (302 words)

 VH1.com : The Spencer Davis Group : Biography
Spencer Davis Group's three biggest U.S. hits during their brief life span as one of the British Invasion's most convincing R&B-based combos.
Guitarist Davis formed the band with Winwood on organ, his brother Muff Winwood on bass, and drummer Peter York.
At the height of their power, Winwood left to form Traffic, leaving Davis without his dynamic frontman.
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 Best of the Spencer Davis Group | By -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
As other reviewers have said, the Spenser Davis group is much more important than its short life on the musical stage would seem to indicate.
I almost think that the group really deserves a set of all their recordings rather than a 'Best of'.
The Spencer Davis Group's first lp was released in May 1965, which means the tracks,(some of which are here), were sung by a -sixteen- year-old Steve Winwood, (whose entire output with the band ended by the age of eighteen!).
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 Climax Blues Band
Many sixties groups were motivated by an almost evangelical zeal to further the cause of one favoured musical form, irrespective of personal popularity or financial gain.
Tired of waiting for something to happen, Cooper and Haycock decided to re-orientate their stylistic determination towards a second wave of British Blues that was fermenting on the college circuit as it had earlier in the decade.
While still semi-professional, the group were signed in 1969 to E.M.I. The first two albums were released on the company's Parlophone subsidiary before the transference of the outfit onto the 'progressive' Harvest label for a further hat-trick of LPs.
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 Spencer Davis Group - The Best Of Spencer Davis Group
Kind of a baffling lot, EMI's 15-track The Best of the Spencer Davis Group is pretty representative if you don't want to go the full nine yards with the two-CD Eight Gigs a Week complete anthology on Island.
And "Stevie's Blues" could be a primer on every Brit blues lyrical and musical cliché you'll ever have to suffer through (except length, but it was plenty long for a single B-side).
It features the key songs and shows the different sides to the Spencer Davis Group, but the tracks seem to be haphazardly thrown together, as if no one took the trouble to look at and program the selections to hang together as a whole.
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 Spencer Davis Group tabs Gimmesomelovin MisterTab guitar bass
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 Spencer Davis Group, The Yardbirds @ Bridgewater Hall
COMMON sense would suggest The Yardbirds are decades past their sell-by date - after all, they are down to two original members and guitar greats Clapton, Page and Beck are long gone.
"This is a far cry from the Twisted Wheel," quipped Spencer Davis, contrasting the Bridgewater Hall's grandeur with the Manchester club that helped cement his group's reputation.
Davis and his four musos careered through more monster hits - plus a dollop of elaborate solo spots - before closing with Gimme Some Lovin'.
www.manchesteronline.co.uk /entertainment/music/livereviews/s/117/117564_spencer_davis_group_the_yardbirds__bridgewater_hall_.html   (329 words)

 The Spencer Davis Group MP3 Downloads - The Spencer Davis Group Music Downloads - The Spencer Davis Group Music Videos
With half as many tunes, though, this album includes the minor hit "Strong Love" and "Goodbye Stevie," written by the group to commemorate the departure of sensational singer and multi-instrumentalist prodigy Steve Winwood.
The debut album by the group, also known as The Angry Young Them, and half its tracks make it a dead-on rival to the Stones' debut album.
The covers of Chris Kenner and the Contours are eminently forgettable, but their original songs are solid British invasion pop.
www.mp3.com /albums/28287/summary.html   (326 words)

 Spencer Davis Group Tickets: Huge selection of Spencer Davis Group Concert Tickets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 Spencer Davis Group
This talented outfit was put together in Birmingham by Davis although the group was dominated musically by the amazing and very young Steve Winwood.
The group preferred to play blues, but their first single in this genre didn't do well and is now quite collectable.
Their next three bluesy singles did reach the lower part of the chart but it was the much more commercial 'Keep On Running' that allowed them to hit the big time.
www.45-rpm.org.uk /dirs/spencerd.htm   (236 words)

 Chrome Oxide - Music Collectors pages - Spencer Davis Group w/Steve Winwood - 09/13/2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
VIP music portal is having a ticket giveaway for a Spencer Davis show March 19, 2002 at the Wolverhampton Civic Hall, UK.
Spencer Davis Group started in August 1963 when Spencer Davis and Steve Winwood decided to try working together in a band.
So even though Spencer Davis continued on, their style and sound changed enough that I stopped following the band.
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 Polle Eduard Home
Hij was de gitarist in Focus en ik had dezelfde baan bij The Spencer Davis Group.
He was playing guitar as part of Focus and I had the same job with The Spencer Davis Group.
Jan performed on two of the group's four albums along with drummer Cozy Powell and vocalists Graham Bonnet and Tony Martin.
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 Arni´s Lefthand Basses
Some month before a colleague told me about the plannings of a Spencer Davis Tour throuout Germany.
My investigations confirmed that Colin Hodgkinson was the (lefthanded) bassplayer on this tour for Spencer Davis.
We had opportunity to talk with the pleasant left-handed bass player in detail between soundcheck and gig of the Spencer Davis Group in the Bielefeld pub called "Elfenbein" on May 8th, 2003.
www.leftybass.com /colin_h_meeting_e.htm   (425 words)

 Hasbro Dolls - Show Biz Babies 1967-1968
The Mama's and the Papa's Group - 4 1/2" tall 1967.
In 1965 this group sold more records than the Beatles.
A dozen different performers were with this group at one time or another.
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 Lyn Paul website: New Seekers - Peter Doyle
The group hit the number 1 spot on both sides of the Atlantic in 1964 with the single House Of The Rising Sun.
Formed by Spencer Davis and featuring Steve Winwood on lead vocals, the Spencer Davis Group broke through in 1965 when the single Keep On Runnin' reached number 1 in the UK.
Many of the group's songs were collaborative efforts, written by Spencer Davis, Steve Winwood and Steve's older brother Muff Winwood, who was also a member of the group.
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 Spencer Davis Group, The - Live In Manchester 2002 DVD from eDirectory.co.uk online shop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Spencer Davis Group, The - Live In Manchester 2002 DVD from eDirectory.co.uk online shop
Spencer Davis Group, The - Live In Manchester 2002 DVD
The Spencer Davis Group recorded live at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, 2002.
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 The Spencer Davis Group - Autumn '66: Reviews, Track Listing, Audio Clips, and more ||| Music.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Spencer Davis Group - Autumn '66: Reviews, Track Listing, Audio Clips, and more
At the peak of their popularity, the Spencer Davis Group [+]'s albums were considerably less impressive than their hits and a bit thin on imagination, although they were never less than competent.
Highlights are their second British number one hit "Somebody Help Me," the decent group original "High Time Baby," Winwood's organ-based instrumental "On the Green Light," and "When I Get Home," which (like "Somebody Help Me") was a hit in Britain, but not the U.S. Posted by Richie Unterberger [+]
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 SPENCER DAVIS GROUP LYRICS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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