What ever happened to Ten Years After?

What ever happened to Ten Years After?

Alvin Lee, whose fire-fingered guitar playing drove the British blues-rock band Ten Years After to stardom in the 1960s and early ’70s, died on Wednesday in Spain. He died “after unforeseen complications following a routine surgical procedure,” according to a brief post by family members on his Web site.

How did 10 years after get their name?

Alvin Lee and Leo Lyons again changed their name in 1966 to Ten Years After – in honour of Elvis Presley, one of Lee’s idols. Some sources claim that the name was pulled by Leo Lyons from a magazine, advertising a book, Suez Ten Years After (referring to the Suez Crisis).

What was Ten Years After biggest hit?

10 Best Ten Years After Songs

  • ‘Working on the Road’
  • ‘She Lies in the Morning Sun’
  • ‘Love Like a Man’
  • ‘Let the Sky Fall’
  • ‘A Sad Song’ From: ‘Stonedhenge’ (1969)
  • ‘Hear Me Calling’ From: ‘Stonedhenge’ (1969)
  • ‘I’m Going Home’ From: ‘Woodstock’ (1970)
  • ‘I’d Love to Change the World’ From: ‘A Space in Time’ (1971)

What did Ten Years After play at Woodstock?

Capturing the total absurdity of playing for half a million people on a farm in upstate New York, guitarist and lead singer Alvin Lee of Ten Years After announced the final song in the band’s Woodstock set this way: “This is a thing called “I’m Going Home”…by helicopter.”

Why did Alvin Lee leave Ten Years After?

Lee left the band in 1973 to focus on his solo career. That year, he and Mylon Le Fevre released On the Road to Freedom, which featured collaborations with the Beatles’ George Harrison, Steve Winwood, the Rolling Stones’ Ronnie Wood and Fleetwood Mac’s Mick Fleetwood.

Who is the guitarist for 10 years after?

Alvin Lee
Joe Gooch
Ten Years After/Guitarists

Who is the lead singer of Ten Years After?

Alvin Lee
Alvin Lee (born Graham Anthony Barnes; 19 December 1944 – 6 March 2013) was an English singer, songwriter, and guitarist. He is best known as the lead vocalist and lead guitarist of the blues rock band Ten Years After.

Who played in ten years after?

Alvin Lee
Years active 1960–2013
Labels Decca Deram Columbia Chrysalis Polydor RSO Atlantic
Associated acts Ten Years After

Who wrote 10 years after going home?

I’m Going Home/Composers

When did Alvin Lee leave Ten Years After?

In 1973, Lee left the band, of which he was one of the founders, to pursue a solo career. He returned in 1988. Ten Years After released 11 studio albums between 1966 and 2008, and Lee had 14 solo albums in his career, until “Still on the Road to Freedom” in 2012, his last release.

Why did Alvin Lee leave ten years after?

Is Alvin Lee of Ten Years After still alive?

Deceased (1944–2013)
Alvin Lee/Living or Deceased

When did ten years after live album Come Out?

Ten Years After. Recorded Live is the third live album by British blues rock musicians Ten Years After, which was released as a double LP in 1973.

Where was ten years after recorded live at?

Recorded Live, is a truthful recording of Ten Years After with no overdubs or additives. What you hear is what happened on the night. Recorded over four nights in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Frankfurt and Paris with the Rolling Stones’ mobile recording truck and later mixed from sixteen track to stereo at Olympic Studios in London.

When was the third recorded live album released?

Recorded Live is the third live album by British blues rock musicians Ten Years After, which was released as a double LP in 1973.

When did ten years after release Love Like a man?

In 1970, Ten Years After released “Love Like a Man”, the group’s only hit in the UK Singles Chart, where it peaked at #10. It was the first record issued with a different playing speed on each side: a three-minute edit at 45rpm, and a nearly eight-minute live version at 33rpm. This song was on the band’s fifth album, Cricklewood Green.