Limited Edition of 3000 Copies
Singer, pianist and guitar player Mickey Jupp, once known as the ‘white Chuck Berry’ formed his rock’n’roll band Legend in the late 1960s. Based in Southend On Sea, Legend was championed by the late John Peel and beloved of pub rock fans.
This ‘Legend’ album is not to be confused with a subsequent Vertigo release, also called ‘Legend’ (aka ‘The Red Boot’ album). The musicians on the first Legend album, formed in 1969, comprised Mickey Jupp, Chris East (vocals, harmonica), Steve Geere (bass) and Nigel Dunbar (drums).
They recorded this album for Bell Records in one eight hour session, featuring such acoustic blues songs as ‘Natural Gas’, together with driving rockers ‘Doncaster By Pass’ and ‘Twenty Carat Rocker’.
This version of Legend broke up after just one gig, so their album has become a legendary souvenir and a collectors’ item not to be missed.