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Canned Heat

This veteran blues outfit has been together for more than thirty years and they continue to make records and tour even though there are only two members left. The band became famous after playing Woodstock and being prominently featured both in the film and soundtrack versions. They have a loose, hypnotic style that puts the rhythm before the soloists, unlike a lot of their '60s brethren. The band hit the charts with "Going Up the Country" and "Let's Work Together" and also achieved a certain amount of critical acclaim for their collaboration with John Lee Hooker on the record Hooker 'N' Heat. Founding members Al Wilson, Bob Hite, and Henry Vestine have all died, but the band carries on with bassist Larry Taylor and drummer Fito De La Parra.

Canned Heat Concert Films

  • Live at Montreux

    Canned Heat

    Year: 1972

    Runtime: 1 hr 13 min

    Canned Heat were one of the hardest living and hardest working bands of the late sixties and through the seventies. Led by the inimitable Bob The Bear Hite, a huge man with a personality to match, they established themselves as one of the greatest white blues bands of all time. This concert from Montreux in 1973, their only appearance at the festival, captures them at their peak.Includes classic Canned Heat tracks such as On The Road Again, Rock And Roll Music and Lets Work Together. Features guest appearance from blues legend Clarence Gatemouth Brown on four tracks. THis is the only full length Canned Heat concert Film available.
     
     

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