Canned Heat

Canned Heat

CANNED HEAT. American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1965. The group has been noted for its interpretations of blues material and for its efforts to promote interest in this type of music and its original artists. It was launched by two blues enthusiasts Alan Wilson and Bob Hite who took the name from Tommy Johnson's 1928 "Canned Heat Blues".The music and attitude of Canned Heat afforded them a large following and established the band as one of the popular acts of the hippie era. They appeared at most major musical events at the end of the 1960s, performing blues standards along with their own material and occasionally indulging in lengthy 'psychedelic' solos. Two of their songs "Going Up the Country" and "On the Road Again" became international hits. Since the early 1970s, numerous personnel changes have occurred, although the current lineup includes all three surviving members of the classic lineup .....

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Canned Heat Flyer

Reference Number. 9633


A rare original Canned Heat & Groundhogs Birmingham Town Hall concert booking form for Tuesday 22nd September 1970.

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