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Chicken Shack

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Daughter of the Hillside Chicken Shack 03:52
Red Haired Lady Chicken Shack 03:16
The Way It Is Chicken Shack 04:24
Poor Boy Stan Webb, Chicken Shack 05:09
C.S. Opera Stan Webb, Chicken Shack 11:01
I'd Rather Go Blind Chicken Shack 05:28
Baby's Got Me Crying Chicken Shack 02:26
The House That Love Lives In Stan Webb, Chicken Shack 05:58
Get Like You Used to Be Chicken Shack 03:07
When My Left Eye Jumps Chicken Shack 06:27

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One of the many British band who
rode the blues boom that hit that country in the late 1960s, Chicken Shack was
led by guitarist and singer Stan Webb. The group began to take shape in the middle
of the decade with drummer Alan Morley and bass player Andy Silvester. The
secret of their success came in 1967 when they brough aboard singer and
keyboard player Christine Perfect. It was this line-up that recorded the group’s
most prominent album, 1968’s 40 Blue Fingers, Freshly Packed and Ready to Serve,
a collection of 10 songs that consisted primarily of traditionalist covers of
such blues legends as Freddie King and B. B. King. Perfect sang the lead on the
band’s biggest single, the number 14 hit “I’d Rather Go Blind” in 1969,
and the music magazine Melody Maker crowned her the best female vocalist in the
UK. This roster of Chicken Shack would come to an end in 1969 when prefect gave
up a career in music to marry esteemed musician John McVie, the bassist in
Fleetwood Mac. She would take his name, and eventually join that band. Webb
went through over 30 changes in sidemen, keeping the Chicken Shack name going
for over fifty years, but never coming close to the chart success they had with