Junco Partners - Junco Partners (1970 uk, fantastic hard/progressive blues-rock) Flac
The group was formed in 1964 in Newcastle (Tyne And Wear, UK), composed of Charles Harcourt, David Sproat, John Wood, John Anderson, Ronnie Barker, Peter Wallis. The test time (until
release their first album in 1970) it survived only the first three of which in 1966 joined Robert Sargeant (replacing Peter Wallis).
The team came from the same rock scene as The Animals. He had a crowd of devoted local fans. In the period of 1966-1967 was a regular at The Victoria Whitley Bay. He played in the most popular clubs and ballrooms north-east of England: The El Cubana in Sunderland, Blue Note Clubs in Sunderland, The Mayfair Ballroom in Newcastle, The Majestic Ballroom in Newcastle, Downbeat Club in Newcastle, Quay Club in Newcastle, Club Astec in Sunderland , Kirklevington Country Club, Redcar Jazz Club.
Musicians would also be in the famous Star Club in Hamburg but due to his young age did not receive a work permit. They had the possibility of joint appearances with many famous artists, including The Who, Rod Stewart, Jethro Tull, John Mayall, Jimi Hendrix and others.
In October 1969 by three weeks the group was on tour accompanying Howlin 'Wolf during his tour. They starring, among others, Southampton University, Cardiff University, Aberdeen Music Hall, The London Marquee Club, The Bull in Richmond, University of Lancaster (in the concert was also Albert King).
Their first recording was a single in 1965, "As Long As I Have You" / "Take This Hammer" (Columbia EMI, DB No. 7665). Their first and only album - "Junco Partners" (Philips, 6308 No. 032, 1970, UK) was recorded within 6 weeks in different studios in London (most in the famous De Lane Lea Studios) for Barclay Records.
Apart from England he appeared also in Germany, Canada, France. Practically right after the recording of the group left one of the founders Charles Harcourt. It was almost the end of the band. Group for a short time functioned as a trio. It is worth mentioning that seven years later the band reformed performing
in 1977 at the Festival in Newcastle.