*Chicago has blues roots...might we agree? This band led by its frontman has always included a few old blues numbers in their concerts. Perhaps considered more as a 'Pop' based band, they've always been able to inject blues forms into such offerings. From the midwest to the west coast, this band has been making seriously entertaining music for say 6 or 7 decades now. Name the band....
*Our friends up north in Canada have provided us with some great music most notably from the 60's through today. One such singer/songwriter gave us songs that were literate while remaining down to earth...tracks that found the artist dealing with personal matters as well as global issues in a manner that was both poetic and accessible. Name the artist who started seriously entertaining us all in the decade of the 60's and then beyond...
*This European artist burst on to the scene back in the 70's with a band that had an acrimonious breakup in 1975. After all the legal battles ended, the artist was unable to release any material due to disputes about the band's remaining contractual recording obligations. Eventually, a solo album ensued with an epic track, named after a location where the artist spent most of his time playing music during the legal proceedings. Name the artist, the former band and extra credit for the name of the song...
*Originally considered an R& B band that only played pop to get on the charts, this artist ranked among the most adept British Invasion acts in both styles. Incorporating jazz as well as rhythm and blues, coupled with some elements of their appearance and presentation, earned them a fair amount of fame. The frontman and namesake of the band was a 1960's workhorse releasing 14 albums, some with the help of his band, but went dark for quite a period until this 2014 album. Name the artist...
BATTLE OF THE BANDS
Cinnamon Girl by Neil Young vs Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right by Bob Dylan
1. Steve Miller Band
2. Gordon Lightfoot
3. Gerry Rafferty, Baker Street
4. Manfred Mann
Battle of the Bands : Bob Dylan won with 51% of votes