We really liked this band at the Marquee in 1969. Hadn't a clue about the
line up's names, but I do remember an excellent young guitarist with a
lion's mane of hair. Powerful leads in a slightly Creamish vein.
"Delerium"'s web site helped out (as always!):
Brian Bennett - guitar
Stuart Hobday - vocals
Roger McCabe - bass
Gary 'Roscoe' Murphy - drums.
I found this snippet in the N.M.E. of April 19 1969:
"Leviathan (Elektra). Not so much a group, as four individual musicians
expressing themselves in several different fields. And to prove it, they
have two simultaneous and highly contrasting singles out. "The War Machine"
is a biting indictment of war, with a heavy rumbling sound and bitter lyrics.
And "Remember The Times" is straight-forward pop with a snappy danceable
Never saw those singles, but I imported their single "Flames" (Roscoe
Murphy - Brian Bennett)/"Just Forget Tomorrow" (Stuart Hobday - Brian Bennett).
ELEKTRA EKSN 45075 (1969).
A-Side: Enter an electric guitar solo: first frantic, then fluid, sensuous.
And then the vocals.
Tempo changes, more guitar breaks. I like this guitarist!
B-Side: Gentler, less frantic, more thoughtful. More good guitar breaks...