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Spooky Tooth - THE MIRROR, Fantasy Satisfier Spooky Tooth was an English rock band principally active between 1967 and 1974. In recent years, the band had been re-formed on several occasions and released the album Cross Purpose (1999) and the DVD Nomad Poets (2007). Prior to Spooky Tooth, four of the band’s five founding members had performed in the band Art (formerly known as The V.I.P.s). Following the dissolution of Art, the members’ of that band’s final line-up (guitarist Luther Grosvenor, vocalist Mike Harrison, drummer Mike Kellie, and bassist Greg Ridley) joined forces with American keyboardist/vocalist Gary Wright in October 1967 and formed Spooky Tooth. Wright was introduced to the members of Art by

Chris Blackwell, founder of Island Records. The album Spooky Two (1969) was the last album release by the original lineup. It included the song “Better by You, Better than Me”, which was covered by Judas Priest on their release Stained Class (1978). Ridley joined Humble Pie in 1969 and was replaced by Andy Leigh for the album Ceremony (1969). The experimental nature of Ceremony received mixed reviews and following its release Wright left the band. Harrison, Grosvenor and Kellie remained and recorded the album The Last Puff, with members of Joe Cocker’s Grease Band. In the autumn of 1970 the band embarked

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Rock Legend News September 2018 Issue Featuring Bass Legend Leo Lyons Ten Years After founder  

Plus Leo Lyons band Hundred Seventy Split. Also, Alvin Lee, Chick Churchill, Ric Lee and Leo Lyons associations with UFO and Pete Way’s Ways...

Rock Legend News September 2018 Issue Featuring Bass Legend Leo Lyons Ten Years After founder  

Plus Leo Lyons band Hundred Seventy Split. Also, Alvin Lee, Chick Churchill, Ric Lee and Leo Lyons associations with UFO and Pete Way’s Ways...