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Hawkwind

Lasioglossum urbanum may refer to:



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| associated_acts = Space Ritual, Inner City Unit, Motörhead, Pink Fairies | website = .com.hawkwindwww | current_members = Dave Brock
Tim Blake
Richard Chadwick
Mr Dibs
Niall Hone
Dead Fred | past_members = See members article }}

Hawkwind are an English rock band, one of the earliest space rock groups. Their lyrics favour urban and science fiction themes. They are considered a key link between the hippie and punk cultures. Formed in November 1969, Hawkwind have gone through many incarnations and styles of music. Dozens of musicians, dancers and writers have worked with the group since their inception.

Contents

  • History 1
    • 1969: Formation 1.1
    • 1970–1975: United Artists Era 1.2
  • History 2
    • 1969: Formation 2.1

History

1969: Formation

Dave Brock

Dave Brock and Mick Slattery had been in the London-based psychedelic band Famous Cure, and a meeting with bassist John Harrison revealed a mutual interest in electronic music which led the trio to embark upon a new musical venture together. Seventeen-year-old drummer Terry Ollis replied to an advert in a music weekly, while Nik Turner and Michael 'Dik Mik' Davies, old acquaintances of Brock, offered help with transport and gear, but were soon pulled into the band.

Gatecrashing a local talent night at the Liberty Records on the back of a deal he was setting up for Cochise.[2]

The band settled on the name Hawkwind after briefly being billed as Hawkwind Zoo, Hawkwind being the nickname of Turner derived from his unappealing habit of clearing his throat (hawking) and excessive flatulence (wind).[3] Another version of the origin of their {{Infobox musical artist | name = Hawkwind | image = Hawkwind_Donington_1982.jpg | caption = Hawkwind playing at the Monsters of Rock festival in Donington Park in 1982 | image_size = 250 | landscape = yes | background = group_or_band | alias = Hawkwind Zoo, Sonic Assassins, Hawklords, Psychedelic Warriors, Agents Of Chaos, Group X, Hawkwind Light Orchestra, The Elves of Silbury Hill | origin = Ladbroke Grove, London, England | genre = Space rock | years_active = 1969–1978, 1979–present | label = [[United Artists Records|Uname says they took it from one of Michael Moorcock's stories.[4] Moorcock himself denies this story, however, and points out that there is no story of that name. An Abbey Road session took place recording demos of "Hurry On Sundown" and others (included on the remasters version of Hawkwind), after which Slattery left to be replaced by Huw Lloyd-Langton, who had known Brock from his days working in a music shop selling guitar strings to Brock, then a busker.[5]

1970–1975: United Artists Era


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Dave Brock

1969: Formation

History

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Hawkwind playing at the Monsters of Rock festival in Donington Park in 1982
Background information
Also known as Hawkwind Zoo, Sonic Assassins, Hawklords, Psychedelic Warriors, Agents Of Chaos, Group X, Hawkwind Light Orchestra, The Elves of Silbury Hill
Origin Ladbroke Grove, London, England
Genres Space rock
Years active 1969–1978, 1979–present
Labels U.A., Charisma, Bronze, RCA/Active, Flicknife, GWR, EBS, Voiceprint
Associated acts Space Ritual, Inner City Unit, Motörhead, Pink Fairies
Website .com.hawkwindwww
Members Dave Brock
Tim Blake
Richard Chadwick
Mr Dibs
Niall Hone
Dead Fred
Past members See members article
trip at the [[Isle of Wight Festival 1970|Isle of Wight Festival LSD Lloyd-Langton also quit, after a bad [6]
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