Monday, January 19, 2009

Christie - For All Mankind (1971)



Leeds-born Jeff Christie (b. 1946) entered music by way of a skiffle band that eventually moved into rock & roll, taking the name the Outer Limits. They eventually cut a pair of singles, before breaking up, and Jeff Christie decided to try a career as a songwriter. His demo tape made its way to Tremeloes' guitarist Alan Blakely, and happened to be heard by his brother, drummer Mike Blakely, formerly of the Epics and the Acid Gallery. Both were impressed enough with Christie's songs to arrange a recording session in London where the Tremeloes participated as Christie's backing band — none of the sides from that session saw the light of day, but inspired by ... Read More...


1. Magic Highway - Christie, Elmes, Vic

2. Man of Many Faces

3. Picture Painter

4. Martian King

5. For All Mankind

6. Peace Lovin' Man

7. My Baby's Gone

8. Country Sam - Christie, Elmes, Vic

9. I Believe in You

10. If Only



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