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Atomic Rooster

Atomic Rooster was a British progressive-rock group formed in 1969 with an original lineup of Vincent Crane (organ), Nick Graham (bass), andCarlPalmer (drums). Their debut album, Atomic Rooster, hit number 49 in the U.K. in June 1970, after which Graham and Palmer left the group.Cranemaintained the name and recruited guitarist/singer John Cann and drummer Paul Hammond for the second album, Death Walks BehindYou, which hitnumber 12 in the U.K., where it featured the number 11 single "Tomorrow Night," and number 90 in the U.S. Pete French ofCactus assisted on thethird album, In Hearing Of, w ...read more

Atomic Rooster was a British progressive-rock group formed in 1969 with an original lineup of Vincent Crane (organ), Nick Graham (bass), andCarlPalmer (drums). Their debut album, Atomic Rooster, hit number 49 in the U.K. in June 1970, after which Graham and Palmer left the group.Cranemaintained the name and recruited guitarist/singer John Cann and drummer Paul Hammond for the second album, Death Walks BehindYou, which hitnumber 12 in the U.K., where it featured the number 11 single "Tomorrow Night," and number 90 in the U.S. Pete French ofCactus assisted on thethird album, In Hearing Of, which featured the number-four U.K. single "The Devil's Answer" and reached number 18 inEngland and number 167 inAmerica. Then the group split up again, and again Crane assembled a new Atomic Rooster, this time featuringsinger Chris Farlowe, guitarist SteveBolton, bassist Bill Smith, and drummer Rick Parnell. Made in England reached number 149 in the U.S. in1972, but the group had split again by 1974.Crane fronted lineups of Atomic Rooster into the '80s, before taking up with Dexys MidnightRunners in 1983. In 1989, he committed suicide. « hide

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LPs
Headline News
1983

2.8
3 Votes
Atomic Rooster
1980

3.6
4 Votes
Nice 'N' Greasy
1973

3.3
4 Votes
Made In England
1972

3.3
5 Votes
In Hearing of Atomic Rooster
1971

4.2
17 Votes
Death Walks Behind You
1970

4
53 Votes
Atomic Roooster
1970

4.1
15 Votes
Compilations
The Best Of Atomic Rooster
1991

3.8
2 Votes

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