Hypnotic Mover - Lone Star (2) - Firing On All Six (Vinyl, LP, Album)

And don't forget the 10 tracks that was to be the 3rd Lone Star album. Recorded between Jan and Aug 78 which never made it to CBS, it would have made a cracking additions to the two previous releases. Oh what might have been were it not for that fateful transatlantic trip and too much booze - or so legend has it. Highly recommend anyone who hasn't to buy their two albums. I recall a BBC radio documentary featuring them Thanks for this!

Next comes the aforementioned 'The Ballad of Crafty Jack' - excellent song. Its another great track and keeps up the feeling of funk-edged rock. Nice funky chops and each band member contributes to an upbeat almost cheerful song - play it loud!! Fifteen seconds or so check it yourself - after that it becomes its own song without any reappearance of said riff.

This is an album of its time - - its not the most original album in the world - but I like it and it works. Is it prog? Who cares? Although with the passing of time it may now sound rather prosaic, at the time of its release it was actually quite exciting and original.

Some of that originality stemmed from the multi-phonic tones of the synthesiser keyboards, something which was still quite a novelty in the late 's. By the time of this album, original vocalist Ken Driscoll had moved on, to be replaced by a 20 year old John Sloman. Here though his high vocals are perfect for the style of music Lone Star create.

The sound of Lone Star not to be confused with the US band of that name, these lads are Welsh is fresh, it's exciting. Get to Know Us. Listen Now with Amazon Music. Amazon Music Unlimited. The Bells Of Berlin. The Ballad Of Crafty Jack. Time Lays Down. Hypnotic Mover. Lovely Lubina. Seasons In Your Eyes. Rivers Overflowing. He went on to join Uriah Heep - the band who were my first real favourites.

Paul 'Tonka' Chapman of UFO fame was probably the best known musician in the band - the others are also excellent in their weapon of choice and in particular Dixie Lee on drums. Actually he did'nt. The album opens with a nice uptempo rocker 'The Bells of Berlin' - a song I really like until you listen to the twee lyrics - if English isn't your first language you won't notice this downfall.

Next comes the aforementioned 'The Ballad of Crafty Jack' - excellent song. Its another great track and keeps up the feeling of funk-edged rock. Nice funky chops and each band member contributes to an upbeat almost cheerful song - play it loud!! Fifteen seconds or so check it yourself - after that it becomes its own song without any reappearance of said riff.

This is an album of its time - - its not the most original album in the world - but I like it and it works. Is it prog? Who cares? Although with the passing of time it may now sound rather prosaic, at the time of its release it was actually quite exciting and original. Some of that originality stemmed from the multi-phonic tones of the synthesiser keyboards, something which was still quite a novelty in the late 's.

Mar 06,  · Lone Star - Firing On All Six. A proposed third LONE STAR album 'Riding High' was shelved,finally seeing a belated release in Sloman would, after contributing keyboards to UFO's'The Wild, The Willing And The Innocent' album, end up joining URIAH HEEP for a period. Interestingly, this song and "Hypnotic mover" were written by the.

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  1. Feb 16,  · View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Firing On All Six on Discogs. Label: CBS - ,CBS - S • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: UK • Genre: Rock • Style: Hard Rock, Prog Rock/5(61).
  2. Feb 16,  · referencing Firing On All Six, LP, Album, , S My copy of this has been autographed on the back by the band. Mind you, blue biro on a /5().
  3. Lone Star Firing On All Six UK vinyl LP all of us to all of you, hypnotic mover and time lays down, like the debut record the previous year (wich was not 75 as i stated in my review of the debut cd) this record really should have gone places BUT by the problem lone star had was again lack of a push from there record company, a bit /5(17).
  4. Lone Star 'Firing on All Six'- Featuring future UFO guitarist Paul Chapman and produced by Roy Thomas Baker engineer Gary Lyons (UFO, Aerosmith, Foreigner), Firing on All Six, boasts a number of superior tracks, including 'Hypnotic Mover', 'Lovely Lubina', 'The Ballad of Crafty Jack' and the epic 'The Bells of Berlin'/5(25).
  5. Mar 23,  · After debuting with the competent Roy Thomas Baker produced Lone Star LP in , the revitalized rock and pomp group crafted the finely-tuned Firing on All Six. The eight song effort from '77 was produced by Gary Lyons, who engineered the Lone Star sessions. Stepping-up their game, the high-gloss second studio album from L.S. should have garnered a much larger audience, as "The /5(11).
  6. Firing on All Six is the second studio album by Welsh hard rock band Lone Star. The album was released in August The album was produced by Gary Lyons, who was one of two engineers on their debut album Lone Star. The album entered the UK Albums Charts on .
  7. Apr 28,  · During , with original vocalist Kenny Driscoll, LONE STAR debuted with a British support slot to TED NUGENT to promote the Epic released 'Lone Star' album. Driscoll was to pack his bags in and was replaced by former TRAPPER vocalist JOHN SLOMAN, who recorded the second album, 'Firing On All Six', with the group.
  8. Firing On All Six is a music studio album recording by LONE STAR (Heavy Prog/Progressive Rock) released in on cd, lp / vinyl and/or cassette. This page includes Firing On All Six's: cover picture, songs / tracks list, members/musicians and line-up, different releases details, free MP3 download (stream), buy online links: amazon, ratings and detailled reviews by our experts, collaborators 4/5(3).
  9. Dec 14,  · Rock Candy Records released in remastered form the two albums by Welsh act LONE STAR some etime ago but the couple sold out soon, so now both have been reissued. The self-titled debut was already presented on this blog, now it’s time for the second effort “Firing On All Six“. Lone Star’s debut LP had certainly put the cat amongst the pigeons when it came to unleashing one of the .

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