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EGYPT CELEBRATE 50 YEARS OF THE GROUNDHOGS
EGYPT featuring former member of The
Groundhogs with over 20 years collective history with the band help
celebrate 50 years of the band.
Eccentric Man/Split parts 1/2/14; Soldier, Meet Me At The Bottom, Express Man, 3744 James Road, Strange Town, Groundhog Blues, Garden etc
Alan Fish (The Goundhogs 1982 – 1994)
Eric Chipulina (The Groundhogs 1994-1996) and 1996-2000 – Eric is also one of the UK’s top slide guitar
Pete Correa drums 1994 -1996 and 1996 -2000
Sadly the legendary Tony T.S. McPhee can’t tour at present because of health problems, but EGYPT’s aim is to keep THE GROUNDHOGS legacy alive!
John Cruickshank suggested the band become John Lee's Groundhogs when they backed John Lee Hooker on his 1954 UK tour.
50 years later, The Groundhogs remains synonymous with crossing over the blues to prog rock and rock-blues, with best selling albums ‘Thank Christ For The Bomb’ (with their anthem Eccentric Man) -'Split' (which won a Gold record) - and ‘Who Will Save the World? The Mighty Groundhogs’, ‘Hogwash’ 1974’s 'Solid'.
They cut ‘Live at Leeds’ with the Stones and the single Cherry Red’ meant they became the first album band to appear on Top of the Pops album spot.
The mid-80’s ‘Razor’s Edge’ hit the newly formed indie charts and introduced them to a new generation of fans.
FORMER MEMBERS OF THE