Canned Heat

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This popular, but ill-fated, blues/rock band was formed in 1965 by two Los Angeles-based blues aficionados: Alan Wilson (4 July 1943, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, d. 3 September 1970, Topanga Canyon, California, USA; vocals, harmonica, guitar) and Bob ‘The Bear’ Hite (b. 26 February 1943, Torrance, California, USA, d. 5 April 1981, Paris, France; vocals). Wilson, nicknamed ‘Blind Owl’ in deference to his thick-lens spectacles, was already renowned for his distinctive... Read more

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blues
blues rock
classic rock
60s
rock
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