List of Canned Heat band members

This is a list of members from American blues rock band Canned Heat. Members of the band's classic eras are in bold.

Current membersEdit

  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra[1][2] – drums, vocals (1967–present)
  • Harvey "The Snake" Mandel – guitar (1969–1970, 1990–1992, 1996–1999, 2010–present, not touring as of 2014)
  • Dale Wesley Spalding – guitar, harmonica, bass, vocals (2008–present)
  • John Paulus – guitar (2000–2006, 2013–present)
  • Rick Reed – bass (2019-present)

Former membersEdit

LineupsEdit

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1965 1965 1965 1965–1966
  • Bob "The Bear" Hite – vocals
  • Alan "Blind Owl" Wilson – guitar, harmonica, vocals
  • Stuart Brotman – bass
  • Kenny Edwards – guitar
  • Ron Holmes – drums
  • Bob "The Bear" Hite – vocals
  • Alan "Blind Owl" Wilson – guitar, harmonica, vocals
  • Stuart Brotman – bass
  • Kenny Edwards – guitar
  • Henry "The Sunflower" Vestine – guitar
  • Ron Holmes – drums
  • Bob "The Bear" Hite – vocals
  • Alan "Blind Owl" Wilson – guitar, harmonica, vocals
  • Stuart Brotman – bass
  • Frank Cook – drums
  • Henry "The Sunflower" Vestine – guitar
1966–1967 1967 1967–1969
Classic line-up #1
1969–1970
Classic line-up #2
  • Bob "The Bear" Hite – vocals
  • Alan "Blind Owl" Wilson – guitar, harmonica, vocals
  • Frank Cook – drums
  • Henry "The Sunflower" Vestine – guitar
  • Mark Andes – bass
  • Bob "The Bear" Hite – vocals
  • Alan "Blind Owl" Wilson – guitar, harmonica, vocals
  • Frank Cook – drums
  • Henry "The Sunflower" Vestine – guitar
  • Larry "The Mole" Taylor – bass
  • Bob "The Bear" Hite – vocals
  • Alan "Blind Owl" Wilson – guitar, harmonica, vocals
  • Henry "The Sunflower" Vestine – guitar
  • Larry "The Mole" Taylor – bass
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • Bob "The Bear" Hite – vocals
  • Alan "Blind Owl" Wilson – guitar, harmonica, vocals
  • Larry "The Mole" Taylor – bass
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • Harvey "The Snake" Mandel – guitar
1970 1970–1972 1972–1974 1974–1976
  • Bob "The Bear" Hite – vocals
  • Alan "Blind Owl" Wilson – guitar, harmonica, vocals
  • Henry "The Sunflower" Vestine – guitar
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • Antonio de la Barreda – bass
  • Bob "The Bear" Hite – vocals
  • Henry "The Sunflower" Vestine – guitar
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • Antonio de la Barreda – bass
  • Joel Scott Hill – guitar
  • Bob "The Bear" Hite – vocals
  • Henry "The Sunflower" Vestine – guitar
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • Ed Beyer – keyboards
  • Richard Hite – bass
  • James Shane – guitar
  • Clifford Solomon – saxophone
  • Jock Ellis – trombone
  • Bob "The Bear" Hite – vocals
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • Richard Hite – bass
  • Chris Morgan – guitar
  • Gene Taylor – keyboards, guitar
1976 1976–1977 1977–1978 1978
  • Bob "The Bear" Hite – vocals
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • Richard Hite – bass
  • Chris Morgan – guitar
  • Stan Webb – guitar
  • Bob "The Bear" Hite – vocals
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • Richard Hite – bass
  • Chris Morgan – guitar
  • Mark Skyer – guitar
  • Bob "The Bear" Hite – vocals
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • Richard Exley – bass
  • Bob "The Bear" Hite – vocals
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • Richard Exley – bass
1978 1978–1980 1980 1980
  • Bob "The Bear" Hite – vocals
  • Larry "The Mole" Taylor – bass
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • Mike "Hollywood Fats" Mann – guitar
  • Jay Spell – keyboards
  • Mike Halby – guitar
  • Bob "The Bear" Hite – vocals
  • Henry "The Sunflower" Vestine – guitar
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • Jay Spell – keyboards
  • Mike Halby – guitar
  • Jon Lamb – bass
  • Bob "The Bear" Hite – vocals
  • Henry "The Sunflower" Vestine – guitar
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • Mike Halby – guitar
  • Jon Lamb – bass
1980–1981 1981 1981–1984 1984–1985
  • Bob "The Bear" Hite – vocals
  • Henry "The Sunflower" Vestine – guitar
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • Mike Halby – guitar
  • Ernie Rodriguez – bass
  • Henry "The Sunflower" Vestine – guitar
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • Mike Halby – guitar
  • Ernie Rodriguez – bass
  • Richard Kellogg – vocals, harmonica
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • Mike Halby – guitar
  • Ernie Rodriguez – bass
  • Richard Kellogg – vocals, harmonica
  • Walter Trout – guitar
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • Ernie Rodriguez – bass
  • Richard Kellogg – vocals, harmonica
  • Walter Trout – guitar
1985–1987 1987–1988 1988–1990 1990–1992
  • Henry "The Sunflower" Vestine – guitar
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • Skip Jones – bass
  • James Thornbury – guitar, harmonica, vocals
  • Henry "The Sunflower" Vestine – guitar
  • Larry "The Mole" Taylor – bass
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • James Thornbury – guitar, harmonica, vocals
  • Ronnie Barron – keyboards
  • Larry "The Mole" Taylor – bass
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • James Thornbury – guitar, harmonica, vocals
  • Junior Watson – guitar
  • Larry "The Mole" Taylor – bass
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • Harvey "The Snake" Mandel – guitar
  • James Thornbury – guitar, harmonica, vocals
  • Ron Shumake – bass
1992 1992 1992–1995 1995–1996
  • Larry "The Mole" Taylor – bass
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • James Thornbury – guitar, harmonica, vocals
  • Ron Shumake – bass
  • Becky Barksdale – guitar
  • Larry "The Mole" Taylor – bass
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • James Thornbury – guitar, harmonica, vocals
  • Ron Shumake – bass
  • Smokey Hormel – guitar
  • Henry "The Sunflower" Vestine – guitar
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • James Thornbury – guitar, harmonica, vocals
  • Ron Shumake – bass
  • Junior Watson – guitar
  • Henry "The Sunflower" Vestine – guitar
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • Ron Shumake – bass
  • Junior Watson – guitar
  • Robert Lucas – vocals, guitar, harmonica
1996 1996 1996–1997 1997–1999
  • Henry "The Sunflower" Vestine – guitar
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • Harvey "The Snake" Mandel – guitar
  • Junior Watson – guitar
  • Robert Lucas – vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Mark "Pocket" Goldberg – bass
  • Jacob Montreal – keyboards
  • Tim "Bird" Pigeon – slapbass
  • Henry "The Sunflower" Vestine – guitar
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • Harvey "The Snake" Mandel – guitar
  • Junior Watson – guitar
  • Robert Lucas – vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Greg Kage – bass
  • Henry "The Sunflower" Vestine – guitar
  • Larry "The Mole" Taylor – bass
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • Harvey "The Snake" Mandel – guitar
  • Junior Watson – guitar
  • Robert Lucas – vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Greg Kage – bass
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • Harvey "The Snake" Mandel – guitar
  • Robert Lucas – vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Greg Kage – bass
  • Paul Bryant – guitar
1999–2000 2000–2005 2005–2006 2006–2008
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • Robert Lucas – vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Greg Kage – bass
  • Paul Bryant – guitar
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • Greg Kage – bass
  • Stanley "The Baron" Behrens – saxophone, flute
  • Dallas Hodge – vocals, guitars
  • Don Preston – vocals, guitar
  • John Paulus – guitar
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • Robert Lucas – vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Greg Kage – bass
  • John Paulus – guitar
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • Robert Lucas – vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Greg Kage – bass
  • Barry Levenson – guitar
2008–2010 2008–2019 2019–present
  • Larry "The Mole" Taylor – bass, guitar, vocals
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • Harvey "The Snake" Mandel – guitar
  • Greg Kage – bass
  • Barry Levenson – guitar
  • Dale Wesley Spalding – guitar, harmonica, vocals
  • Larry "The Mole" Taylor – bass, guitar, vocals
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • Harvey "The Snake" Mandel – guitar (not touring from 2014)
  • Dale Wesley Spalding – guitar, harmonica, vocals
  • John Paulus – guitar
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra – drums
  • Harvey "The Snake" Mandel – guitar (not touring)
  • Dale Wesley Spalding – guitar, harmonica, vocals
  • John Paulus – guitar
  • Rick Reed - bass

TimelineEdit

 

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Canned Heat on Stage". Times Herald-Record. 15 August 2009. Retrieved 1 December 2010.
  2. ^ Eder, Bruce. "Canned Heat – Biography". AllMusic. Archived from the original on 12 November 2010. Retrieved 10 December 2010.
  3. ^ Kurutz, Steve. "Biography: Larry Taylor". AllMusic. Retrieved 21 May 2010.
  4. ^ "James Thornbury". Discogs.com. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  5. ^ Hodge, Dallas. "index". Dallashodge.com. Retrieved 25 May 2018.