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Canned Heat

Canned Heat is a blues-rock/boogie rock band that formed in Los Angeles, California, USA, in 1965. The group has been noted for its own interpretations of blues material as well as for efforts to promote the 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". After appearances at Monterey and Woodstock, at the end of the 1960s the band acquired worl ...read more

Canned Heat is a blues-rock/boogie rock band that formed in Los Angeles, California, USA, in 1965. The group has been noted for its own interpretations of blues material as well as for efforts to promote the 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". After appearances at Monterey and Woodstock, at the end of the 1960s the band acquired worldwide fame with a lineup consisting of Bob Hite, vocals, Alan Wilson guitar, harmonica and vocals, Henry Vestine (or Harvey Mandel) on lead guitar, Larry Taylor on bass, and Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra on drums. « hide

Similar Bands: Cream, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Steppenwolf, The Allman Brothers Band, Jeffereson Airplane

LPs
The New Age
1973

2.5
1 Votes
Historical Figures And Ancient Heads
1971

2.5
1 Votes
Future Blues
1970

4.2
3 Votes
Hallelujah
1969

3.5
1 Votes
Boogie With Canned Heat
1968

4.2
19 Votes
Living The Blues
1968

3.9
17 Votes
Canned Heat
1967

3.9
8 Votes
Live Albums
'70 Concert Live In Europe
1970

3.5
1 Votes
Compilations
The Very Best Of
2000

4.1
15 Votes

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