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Music that rocks on through the years,
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This review is from: Rock On (Audio CD)
In 1971 I was probably more into Uriah Heep and Wishbone Ash so didn't really notice this band until much later in life. I saw Peter Frampton about 8 years ago supporting Deep Purple and reckoned his was the better set, so made me revisit some of his earlier material. (I did also like Frampton's Camel from around 1973 after he left Humble Pie). However, on this album you get the blend of Frampton and Marriott, both good singers and the band is tight. the music transcends many influences, rock, boogie, soul, country and has a humour (I can't better "dramas in your pyjamas""!).
I think that I had forgotten HP's influences and their legacy that passed onto many rock acts after. This the band, in my opinion, at their creative peak. Perhaps that is why Frampton left, possibly feeling that it couldn't be much bettered.
Despite that I've given only 4 stars as I'm not keen on the track "Big George" and as has been commented in previous reviews, the sound quality of this pressing is somewhat flat and needs to be played loud to compensate. But then, this deserves to be played loud!