Fair Weather


Fair Weather

Infobox musical artist
Name = Fair Weather


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Background = group_or_band
Origin = England
Genre = Hard rock, pop
Years_active = 1970 - 1971
Label = RCA Records
Associated_acts = Amen Corner
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Past_members = Andy Fairweather-Low Blue Weaver Dennis Byron Clive Taylor Neil Jones

Fair Weather was a British rock band formed in 1970 by former Amen Corner guitarist and vocalist, Andy Fairweather-Low. They are best known for their track, "Natural Sinner".

Biography

The band evolved from a split within Amen Corner. While saxophone players Alan Jones and Mike Smith went on to form Judas Jump, Fairweather-Low led Dennis Byron (drums), Blue Weaver (organ), Clive Taylor (bass) and Neil Jones (guitar) into the new band, Fair Weather. The band scored a UK Singles Chart Number 6 hit with "Natural Sinner"/"Haven't I Tried (To Be A Good Man)" in 1970cite book
first= David
last= Roberts
year= 2006
title= British Hit Singles & Albums
edition= 19th
publisher= Guinness World Records Limited
location= London
pages= p. 192
id= ISBN 1-904994-10-5
] and recorded one album, "Beginning From An End". From the latter were drawn three more singles, "Lay It On Me"/"Looking for the Red Label Pt. 2", "Tutti Frutti"/"Road To Freedom" and "Poor Man's Bum A Run"/"Don't Mess With Cupid". None charted and Fair Weather disbanded in 1971.

Fairweather-Low went on to a successful solo career before taking up regular work with Eric Clapton, George Harrison and Roger Waters.

Weaver joined Strawbs and became an in-demand session player with Mott the Hoople, Pet Shop Boys and the Bee Gees.

Discography

Albums

*"Beginning From An End" (1971)
**"God Cried Mother"
**"Don' Mess With Cupid"
**"Dead and Past"
**"I Hear You Knocking"
**"You Ain't No Friend"
**"Sit and Think"
**"Looking for the Red Label"
**"Poor Man's Bum a Run"
**"Natural Sinner"
**"Haven't I Tried"
**"Tutti Frutti"
**"Road to Freedom"
**"Lay It on Me"
**"Looking for the Red Label, Pt. 2" [ [http://www.play.com/Music/CD/4-/179560/Beginning-From-An-End/Product.html?ptsl=1&ob=Price&fb=0 Play.com] ]

ingles

*"Natural Sinner" (1970) - RCA (RCA 1977) - No. 6 UK
*"Lay It On Me"
*"Tutti Frutti"
*"Poor Man's Bum A Run"

ee also

*List of performers on Top of the Pops

References

External links

* [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:0zfuxqy5ld6e~T1 Album review @ Allmusic.com]


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