The Dukes (British band)

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The Dukes were a British band formed in the late 1970s. The members included singer Miller Anderson, guitarist Jimmy McCulloch, Ronnie Leahy and bassist Charles Tumahai. They toured supporting Wishbone Ash and recorded one album. The band broke up soon after McCulloch died of an overdose.

The Dukes
Years active1978–1979
LabelsWarner Bros.
Past membersMiller Anderson
Jimmy McCulloch
Martin Stone
Charles Tumahai
Ronnie Leahy
Nick Trevisick

The Dukes (or the group of musicians that would become The Dukes) also recorded demos with Mick Taylor in 1976.[1] They went on to be backing band for Donovan on a world tour with Yes.[2]

DiscographyEdit

AlbumsEdit

  • The Dukes (Warner Bros., 1979[3]/CD: Wounded Bird Records, U.S. - WOU3376, 2009)
"Hearts in Trouble" - 03:41
"Leaving It All Behind" - 03:08
"All in a Game" - 03:04
"Billy Niles" - 04:00
"Crazy Fool" - 05:05
"Who's Gonna Tell You" - 03:26
"Time on Your Side" - 04:57
"I'll Try to Help" - 04:07
"Heartbreaker" (Vocals by McCulloch) - 03:48
Personnel
  • Producer: Marty Cohn, Richie Zito
  • Cover design: Hipgnosis

SinglesEdit

  • "Hearts in Trouble" (1979)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mick Taylor database 1976". Nzentgraf.de. Retrieved 23 July 2014.
  2. ^ "Interview with MILLER ANDERSON". DMME.net. 24 January 2013. Retrieved 23 July 2014.
  3. ^ The Dukes (1979 album) at Discogs (list of releases)