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Uncanned! : the best of Canned Heat

Canned Heat (performer)
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Uncanned! : the best of Canned Heat

Canned Heat (performer)
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pop algemeen, rock algemeen, blues
Title
Uncanned! : the best of Canned Heat
Performer
Canned Heat
Publisher
EMI, 1994
2 cd's + boekje
EAN
0724382916529
CDR
JK73073

About Canned Heat

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Canned Heat is an American rock band that was 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", a song about an alcoholic who had desperately turned to drinking Sterno, generically called "canned heat", from the original 1914 product name Sterno Canned Heat, After appearances at the Monterey and Woodstock festivals at the end of the 1960s, the band acquired worldwide fame with a lineup consisting of Hite (vocals), Wilson (guitar, harmonica and vocals), Henry Vestine and later Harvey Mandel (lead guitar), Larry Taylor (bass), and Adolfo de la Parra (drums).

The music and attitude of Canned Heat attracted a large following and established the band as one of the popular acts of the hippie era. Canned Heat ap…Read more on Wikipedia