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Savoy Brown's Kim Simmonds was meant to play guitar

By Steve Newton

Fifty years is a long time. It sounds even longer when you call it half a century. But that’s how long Kim Simmonds has been carrying on the Savoy Brown name. 473 more words

Guitar Heroes

Savoy Brown guitarist Kim Simmonds always comes back to the Les Paul

photo by Markus Hagner

Savoy Brown was one of the top British blues-rock acts of the early seventies, making a mark with such albums as… 611 more words

Guitar Heroes

Andy Powell says the Flying V has become a symbol of Wishbone Ash

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, FEB. 20, 2003

Every once in a while, when my wee home office gets too cramped from all the free CDs this job incurs, I take a deep breath and begin studying my stacks of record albums. 574 more words

Guitar Heroes

On February 7, 2000.

On February 7, 2000, Dave Jack Peverett or Lonesome Dave died 56. Being guitarist and a singer he was member of “Savoy Brown” and “Foghat”.

Kim Simmonds keeps the spirit of Savoy Brown alive for '70s-rock holdouts

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, FEB. 14, 2002

By Steve Newton

It’s been 36 years since guitarist-vocalist Kim Simmonds founded British boogie-blues band Savoy Brown, and he’s kept the name alive through constant touring and steady CD releases. 486 more words

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1970

Things were really beginning to kick in. It was 1970 and the first Black Sabbath album was released in the early part of the year. 515 more words