Chicken Shack

Chicken Shack

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Chicken Shack are a British blues band, founded in the 1965 by Stan Webb (guitar and vocals), Andy Silvester (bass guitar), and Alan Morley (drums), who were later joined by Christine Perfect (vocals and keyboards) in 1968. Front man and guitarist Stan Webb was born in London in 1946. The group began their blues playing on the Blue Horizon label in a similar style to the early Fleetwood Mac. Singer Christine Perfect left after marrying John McVie (bassist) with Fleetwood Mac. Christine later joined Fleetwood Mac in their second reincarnation. More Info »

Top Albums

  • The Complete Blue Horizon Sessions
    The Complete Blue Horizon Sessions
  • Imagination Lady
    Imagination Lady
  • Poor Boy - The Deram Years 1972-1974
    Poor Boy - The Deram Years 1972-1974
  • Unlucky Boy
    Unlucky Boy
  • 100 Ton Chicken
    100 Ton Chicken
  • The Very Best Of Chicken Shack
    The Very Best Of Chicken Shack
  • Forty Blue Fingers, Freshly Packed and Ready to Serve
    Forty Blue Fingers, Freshly Packed and Ready to Serve
  • OK Ken?
    OK Ken?
  • 40 Blue Fingers, Freshly Packed and Ready to Serve
    40 Blue Fingers, Freshly Packed and Ready to Serve
  • Forty Blue Fingers, Freshley Packed And Ready To Serve
    Forty Blue Fingers, Freshley Packed And Ready To Serve
  • Complete Blue Horizon Sessions
    Complete Blue Horizon Sessions
  • From The Vaults
    From The Vaults
  • On Air
    On Air
  • Poor Boy: The Deram Years 1972-1974
    Poor Boy: The Deram Years 1972-1974
  • The Anthology: 1967-2001 (disc 2)
    The Anthology: 1967-2001 (disc 2)
  • The Anthology: 1967-2001 (disc 1)
    The Anthology: 1967-2001 (disc 1)

Chicken Shack. Artist Bio

Chicken Shack are a British blues band, founded in the 1965 by Stan Webb (guitar and vocals), Andy Silvester (bass guitar), and Alan Morley (drums), who were later joined by Christine Perfect (vocals and keyboards) in 1968.

Front man and guitarist Stan Webb was born in London in 1946. The group began their blues playing on the Blue Horizon label in a similar style to the early Fleetwood Mac.

Singer Christine Perfect left after marrying John McVie (bassist) with Fleetwood Mac. Christine later joined Fleetwood Mac in their second reincarnation. he was replaced by Paul Raymond from Plastic Penny.

After being dropped by Blue Horizon, pianist Paul Raymond, bassist Andy Silvester, and drummer Dave Bidwell all left in 1971 to join Savoy Brown. At this point Webb reformed the band as a trio with John Glascock on bass and Paul Hancox on drums, and they recorded Imagination Lady. The line-up didn't last beyond 1973; Glascock left to join Jethro Tull, while Webb himself was recruited for Savoy Brown in 1974 and recorded the album Boogie Brothers with them.

From 1976 until the present, Webb has revived the Chicken Shack name on a number of occasions, with over 30 years of rotating membership of British blues musicians including, at various times, Paul Butler (ex-Jellybread, Keef Hartley Band)(guitar), Keef Hartley, ex-Ten Years After drummer Ric Lee and Miller Anderson, some of whom came and went several times. The band has remained popular as a live attraction in Europe throughout. Sometimes billed as Stan Webb's Chicken Shack, Webb remains as the only constant band member. In 2001 Webb recorded a solo album and continues to tour and play blues.

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