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James Litherland (born 6 September 1949) is an English singer and guitarist best known as a founding member of the progressive rock band Colosseum. He was born in Salford, Lancashire, England.[1] He is the father of singer and producer James Blake.[2]

James Litherland
James Litherland in the studio
Background information
Born (1949-09-06) 6 September 1949 (age 70)
Salford, Lancashire, England
Years active1968–present
Associated acts


With Colosseum
With Mogul Thrash
With John Baldry
With Leo Sayer
With Bandit
  • Bandit, 1976
  • Partners in Crime, 1978
  • 4th Estate, 2006
  • Real Men Cry, 2006
As Session Musician


  1. ^ "James Litherland". James Litherland. Retrieved 2 January 2012.
  2. ^ "James Blake Re-Conquers The BBC, Covers His Dad and Joni Mitchell". 11 February 2011. Retrieved 2 January 2012.
  3. ^ "Discography". James Litherland. Retrieved 2 January 2012.

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