Sopwith Camel was a rock music band associated with the San Francisco psychedelic rock scene of the late 1960s.
The band formed in late 1965 and their line-up consisted of vocalist and saxophone player Peter Kraemer, guitarists Terry MacNeil and William "Truckaway" Sievers, bassist Martin Beard, and drummer Norman Mayell. Sopwith Camel is best known for being the second San Francisco band to get a recording contract with a national record label, and the first to have a Top 40 hit.
Sopwith Camel released their first album (and only album recording during the 1960s), the eponymous Sopwith Camel, in 1967 on the Kama Sutra Records label. The band's only hit single, "Hello, Hello", became the first hit title to emerge from the San Francisco rock scene and reached No. 26 on the U.S. pop music charts in January 1967 and No. 9 on the Canadian RPM Magazine charts in February. The sound of the band's first album, andЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Hello Hello [1966, сингл]
- Postcard From Jamaica / Little Orphan Annie [1967, сингл]
- Saga of the Low Down Let Down [1967, сингл]
- Sopwith Camel [1967, альбом]
- The Miraculous Hump Returns From the Moon [2006, альбом]