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Tommy Bolin: The Definitive Teaser Collector’s Edition

Read "The Definitive Teaser Collector’s Edition" reviewed by Doug Collette


Guitarist Tommy Bolin elevated the role of journeyman to a high art. After leaving his home in Colorado, where he played with Energy and Zephyr, he worked with fusion drummers Billy Cobham and Alphonse Mouzon, joined a post-Joe Walsh James Gang, and went on to Deep Purple when Richie Blackmore left the group. All of this occurred before and during a solo career, which began with Teaser, a remastered, expanded version that confirms Bolin's versatility as guitarist, songwriter and singer. ...

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Tommy Bolin & Friends: Live At Ebbets Field 1974

Read "Live At Ebbets Field 1974" reviewed by John W. Patterson


After his stint with femme-vox driven, Zeppelinesque Zephyr and during his days with James Gang, Tommy Bolin managed to get together with some friends and jam out for two nights in June of 1974. From Denver, Colorado, Bolin and crew blasted the night skies with high-speed, ferocious, and free-spirited blues-rock. Yeah, there was even some jazz-rock fusion sprinkled liberally in each night. Sample “You Know, You Know”, “Homeward Strut”, “Stratus”, and the Santana-flavored “Crazed Fandango” for Bolin’s 70's-bred fusion.

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Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Whirlwind

Spotlite Records
2013

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The Definitive Teaser...

Concord Music Group
2012

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Whips And Roses II

Spotlite Records
2006

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Whips And Roses

Spotlite Records
2006

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Live At The Jet Bar

Spotlite Records
2004

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Live At Tulagi In...

Spotlite Records
2003

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