The Booze Brothers, featuring Mark Knopfler & Dave Edmunds, is the second album released by Brewers Droop, an English blues band. Although most of the tracks were recorded back in 1973 the album was only released in 1989 when it was discovered that the album had involved the renowned producer/rocker Dave Edmunds and the line-up had included Pick Withers and Mark Knopfler, later of Dire Straits
Brewers Droop was a Southern English pub rock band of the early 1970s. Though they did not chart, they are notable as an early exponent of the pub rock style, as well as for their connections with Dire Straits, as both Mark Knopfler and Pick Withers played with the group for a few months in 1973. The original Brewers Droop, taken in 1972. A non-LP single, "Sweet Thing", also appeared in 1972. By the following year, Barrett had been replaced by Derrick Timms on bass. This lineup amended their name to "The Droop" and with Dave Edmunds and Kingsley Ward producing, issued another non-LP single ("Louise" b/w "Caught Us Doin' It") in September 1973. Throughout 1973, The Droop continued to record a proposed second album while undergoing various line-up changes. Pick Withers took over on drums for a short spell before Walker returned.
Brewers Droop was a Southern English band (whose history can be followed in "Hundred Watts" by Ron Watts) in which Mark Knopfler played for a few months in 1973. Knopfler split his time between teaching part-time, and playing with the band. The name is a reference to a slang expression for erectile dysfunction brought on by heavy drinking. Opening Time, Album, 1972
Brewers Droop was a Southern English band (whose history can be followed in "Hundred Watts" by Ron Watts) in which Mark Knopfler played for a few months in 1973. Opening Time, Album, 1972
The Booze Brothers - Студийный альбом от Brewers Droop. В альбом вошло 24 треков. Продолжительность альбома: 01:31:52. Where Are You Tonight. You Make Me Feel So Good.
Brewers Droop had something of a revolving door of members, and Mark Knopfler had a brief pre-Dire Straits sojourn with them, long enough to appear on three of the tracks, but sparkling only on one: the aforementioned ‘Where Are You Tonight’ Original DS drummer David ‘Pick’ Withers also passed their way, appearing on two of the tracks. The involvement of Dave Edmunds was as co-Producer of the album at Rockfield Studios but also plays (various instruments) on the sublime ‘Dreaming’
Knopfler split his time between teaching part-time, and playing with the band. Pictures, videos, biodata, and files relating to Brewers Droop are also acceptable encyclopedic sources.
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