Ten Years After - Positive Vibrations 12" VINYL LP ALBUM
Blues Rock Psych Acid Rock Music
Album Packaging / Information:
Recorded at Space Studios. Sound Engineers Harold Burgan, Andy Jaworski.
Record Label Information:
Chrysalis 6307 533 (6307533)
12" Vinyl LP Gramophone Record
Year & Country:
1974 Made in Germany
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Band Members and Musicians on: Ten Years After - Positive Vibrations
Alvin Lee (born Graham Barnes, December 19, 1944 – March 6, 2013) was an English rock guitarist and singer, best known as the lead vocalist and lead guitarist for the blues rock band Ten Years After. He was born in Nottingham, England and began playing guitar at the age of 13. In the late 1960s, he formed Ten Years After and the band released their first album in 1967. They gained international fame with their performance at the Woodstock festival in 1969.
In the 1970s and 1980s, Lee released several solo albums and collaborated with other musicians. He continued to perform and record with Ten Years After until his death in 2013. He was known for his powerful and rapid guitar playing and was considered one of the greatest guitarists of his generation.
Throughout his career, Lee received numerous accolades and awards, including being voted the third greatest guitar player of all time, by Classic Rock magazine, in 2004. He died of complications following a routine surgical procedure in 2013.
Leo Lyons (Real-name: Leo David William Lyons) an English musician and bassist, best known as a member of the British blues rock band Ten Years After. He was born on 30 January 1943, in London, England. He started playing bass guitar in the early 1960s and joined Ten Years After in 1967, replacing the band's original bassist, Chick Churchill. He played bass guitar, provided backing vocals and wrote some songs for the band. He was an important member of the band and played in all the band's albums until their disbanding in 1975 and played in reunion concerts later on.
Ric Lee (Full-name: Richard Lee) an English drummer and percussionist, known as a member of the British blues rock band Ten Years After. He was born on October 19, 1945, in Birmingham, England. He started playing drums in the early 1960s and joined Ten Years After in 1967, replacing the band's original drummer, Dave Quickmire. He played drums and provided backing vocals for the band. He was an important member of the band and played in all the band's albums until their disbanding in 1975 and played in reunion concerts later on.
Chick Churchill (Real-name: Michael George Churchill) English keyboardist and pianist, best known as a founding member and original keyboardist of the British blues rock band Ten Years After. He was born on May 25, 1947, in London, England. He started playing piano and organ in the early 1960s and formed Ten Years After in 1966 with guitar player Alvin Lee, bassist Leo Lyons and drummer Ric Lee. He played keyboard, organ and piano and provided backing vocals for the band. He was an important member of the band and played in the band's first two albums, "Ten Years After" and "Undead" . He left the band in 1968 to pursue a solo career, and was replaced by keyboardist Dave Quickmire.
Ten Years After was one of the most popular and influential British blues rock bands of the late 1960s and early 1970s, and Chick Churchill was considered to be an accomplished keyboard player. He has also played in other bands and projects, but is mostly known for his work with Ten Years After. He continues to perform as a solo artist and with
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Ten Years After is a British blues rock band formed in 1967. The original band consisted of guitarist and vocalist Alvin Lee, bassist Leo Lyons, drummer Ric Lee, and keyboardist Chick Churchill. They are best known for their performance at the Woodstock Festival in 1969, where they played the iconic song "I'm Going Home".
The band's first album, "Ten Years After", was released in 1967, and they quickly gained a reputation as a powerful live act. They went on to release several more albums in the late 1960s and early 1970s, including "Undead" (1968), "Stonedhenge" (1969), and "Cricklewood Green" (1970). They also released "A Space in Time" which includes their hit "I'd Love to Change the World" in 1971.
In 1973, Ten Years After went on hiatus, and Alvin Lee released a solo album. In 1975, the band reunited and released the album "Positive Vibrations" but the band was not able to recapture its earlier success. They split up again in 1976, but have reunited several times over the years for tours and occasional new recordings.
In recent years, the band has been led by Chick Churchill, Leo Lyons and Ric Lee, who are the only original members still alive. They have continued to tour and perform live, but have not released any new albums since 2007.
Alvin Lee, the band's frontman, died in 2013 at the age of 68. His death was a shock for the band and their fans, but the band continues to tour in his memory.