*The Graham Bond Organization that included 2 members who went on to the band, Cream, served as the inspiration for the lyrics of a track we'll enjoy this evening. The original version of this track that tells a tale of settlers heading into the desert was released in 1969 by a member of Cream, became a hit in 1970 for this band. Name the group and extra credit for the name of the song....
*This horn-driven band emerged in the late '60's along with similarly inclined, Chicago and Blood, Sweat & Tears, helping to push the sound of brass-infused music into the rock era. And their album in 2018, from which we play a track this evening, celebrated a 50 year anniversary of sorts, of most excellent music. Name the band...
*A track from a 1976 album that made its way into the texture of our respective souls features one of the guitar-playing members on piano and synthesizer rather than his trademark guitar groove. Thus, this song was not really typical of the overall band's usual sound. Name the band, the member and extra credit for the name of the song...
*This legendary artist who started his career in 1961 started exploring the music of the Great American Songbook with his 2002 album. 17 years later then, it was really no surprise to hear this great artist singing with a full orchestra accompanying him. Name the artist...
BATTLE OF THE BANDS
Against The Wind by Bob Seger vs Amanda by Boston
1. Mountain, Theme From An Imaginary Western
2. Tower of Power
3. Eagles, Joe Walsh, Pretty Maids All In A Row
4. Rod Stewart
Battle of the Bands : Bob Seger won with 55% of votes