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Lone Star

Lone Star

Lone Star


There are two bands with this name: (1) Heavy rock band Lone Star was formed in Cardiff, Wales, in 1975 by Paul 'Tonka' Chapman. Signed to CBS, the band's self-titled debut album charted at #47 in 1976. By the second album, Firing On All Six, vocalist Kenny Driscoll had been replaced by John Sloman. That album reached #36 in the UK charts. Lone Star split soon afterwards. Chapman joined UFO, Sloman Uriah Heep, and Dixie Lee Wild Horses. A previously unreleased third album, Riding High, was released in 2000. Read more on Last.fm
There are two bands with this name: (1) Heavy rock band Lone Star was formed in Cardiff, Wales, in 1975 by Paul 'Tonka' Chapman. Signed to CBS, the band's self-titled debut album charted at #47 in 1976. By the second album, Firing On All Six, vocalist Kenny Driscoll had been replaced by John Sloman. That album reached #36 in the UK charts.

Lone Star split soon afterwards. Chapman joined UFO, Sloman Uriah Heep, and Dixie Lee Wild Horses. A previously unreleased third album, Riding High, was released in 2000. Band Members Rick Worsnop - keyboards, vocals, Kenny Driscoll - lead vocals (Lone Star) John Sloman - lead vocals (Firing on All Six) Dixie Lee - drums, vocals Tony Smith - guitar Paul 'Tonka' Chapman - guitar Peter Hurley - bass (2) Spanish rock band Lone Star. As you can read in the Spanish version of wikipedia, Lone Star was one of the main band in the "Era Dorada de los Grupos Españoles" (Golden Age of Spanish Bands): Brincos, Bravos, Sirex, Mustangs, Salvajes, Z-66, Tony Ronald Group, Micky y Los Tonys, Los Relámpagos, Los Módulos, etc., in the 60's and 70's.

In 1959, Pedro Gené, musician of Conservatory, decide to go away to England. After a year of stay in that country he returns to Spain and is born the first formation: Rafael of the Fertile Valley - bass, Enrique Lopez - drums, Enric Fuster - piano and Pedro Gené - vocals and guitar. Pedro, very influenced by the Blues, puts to the group the name of LONE STAR (moreover, it is the Indian name of the doll that will be the mascot of the group the first years). During one of the first performances of the band, a Dutch of name Willy Nab, suddenly join them and touches a pair of songs with the group.

Willy will be the fifth component of LONE STAR. In 1962 they recorded the first disc, an EP, "My Babe", the first Rock performed in English in Spain. 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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