Stillwater (band)

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This article is about the Southern Rock band. For the fictional band, see Almost Famous. For other uses, see Stillwater.
Stillwater
Origin Warner Robins, Georgia, USA
Genres Southern rock
Years active 1973-'82, 1996-'98
Labels Capricorn Records
Associated acts Atlanta Rhythm Section, Charlie Daniels Band
Members Michael Causey
Rob Roy Walker
Bobby Golden
Al Scarborough
Bob Spearman
Jimmy Hall
Sebie Lacey
David Heck

Stillwater was an American band, based in Warner Robins, Georgia, that played Southern rock and was active from 1973 to '82. They released two albums on Capricorn Records, Stillwater (1977) and I Reserve the Right (1978), before the label folded in '79 (the self-titled debut contains "Mind Bender," which peaked at #46 on the Billboard Hot 100 in February of '78).[1] Drummer David Heck reformed Stillwater in the mid-'90s; they released the album Runnin' Free in 1998.[2]

Former members[edit]

  • Michael Causey – guitar
  • Bobby Golden – guitar, vocals
  • Jimmy Hall – percussion, vocals (not the Jimmy Hall who sang lead for Wet Willie, another band signed to Capricorn in the '70s)
  • David Heck – drums
  • Sebie Lacey – drums, vocals
  • Al Scarborough – bass guitar, vocals
  • Bob Spearman – keyboards, vocals
  • Rob Roy Walker – guitar, vocals

In popular culture[edit]

A fictional, unrelated band named Stillwater is featured in the 2000 film Almost Famous.

"I Reserve the Right" is featured in the opening scene of the pilot episode of Tremors.

Discography[edit]

  • Stillwater (1977)
  • I Reserve the Right (1978)
  • Runnin' Free (1998)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "'Mind Bender': Billboard Hot 100 Chart History". Song-database.com. Retrieved 19 April 2015. 
  2. ^ "Stillwater, 'Runnin' Free'". Discogs. Retrieved 19 April 2015. 

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