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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Chris S Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 23 2013 at 00:39
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Sagichim Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 23 2013 at 02:24
Originally posted by DaleHauskins DaleHauskins wrote:


I can tell you,Bill Nelson's Be-Bop Deluxe wouldn't be the same without amazing truly talented musicians in his band that made the band's sound...
One is the fantastic mega very true,very nice
and sure New Zealand-born bassist-vocalist Charlie Tumahai (January 14 1949 - December 21 1995);that was sooo sadly cut short in life.
http://www.milesago.com/Features/tumahai.htm

The other is super ahhsome session English double bass drummer Simon Foxx.

http://www.billnelson.com/usarchives/history/wherearetheynow.htm

Nice man! I agree with you Nelson wasn't the only gifted musician in the band, he had one hell of a backing band, Simon Fox and Charlie Tumahai Thumbs Up
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If anyone ever asks me a question along the lines of ' which seventies band should have been way bigger than they were?' then the answer will always be Bebop Deluxe. I suspect they fell between too many different stools to be that successful. Never quite arty enough for the cool audience , not quite heavy enough for the metal heads , not 'recent' enough to ride the punk/new wave band wagon although punk bands liked them. What I find great is that none of their albums have a bad track. You don't need a compilation to filter out the bad tracks. There weren't any!

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^ Yeah, they could have been huge. 
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Lovely band.
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