The group recorded two LPs. The first, Great Speckled Bird, was issued by Ampex Records in 1969. Columbia released the second, You Were On My Mind, in 1972. Great Speckled Bird toured extensively playing across the United States and Canada.
They appeared in Japan at Expo '70, on the Johnny Cash TV show, and on Ian's television series, The Ian Tyson Show, from 1970 through 1973. Jim Colegrove, Jeff Gutcheon and N.D. Smart formed Hungry Chuck in 1971. It was their intention to form a band that played an eclectic style of music blended from root forms of American Music: rhythm and blues, blues, jazz, rock 'n' roll, folk, country and gospel. The Lp, titled Hungry Chuck, was issued by Bearsville Records in 1972.
The group recorded an as yet unissued LP for Bearsville that same year. After making those recordings the group went their separate ways. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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