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|Genres||Rock and Roll|
|Past members||John Plummer
The Firebirds are a UK band, founded in 1981 by their former frontman John Plummer. The band now consists of three musicians; Jim Plummer, Dan Plummer and Jason Bryant. The band has backed artists such as Jerry Lee Lewis, Ray Campi, Charlie Gracie and Sleepy La Beefe.
The Firebirds also starred in the Memorial concert at the Colston Hall in Bristol to mark 40 years of Eddie Cochran's death in which Jim Plummer played the part of Eddie Cochran's last gig at the Bristol Hippodrome.
Over recent years The Firebirds toured Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Denmark and Spain, as well as a successful tour in the United States. They were the only British band to play the 2002 Rockabilly Festival, which marked the 50th year anniversary of Sun Records and 25th anniversary of Elvis Presley's death.
They have ten albums to their name.
|Album Title||Year Of Release|
|Good Rocking Tonight||1989|
|Taking By Storm||1991|
|Too Hot To Handle||1993|
|This Is It||1994|
|Rock 'n' Roll Special with Linda Gail Lewis||2001|
|Dance Girl Dance||2004|
|Doo Wop Volume 1||2007|
|Doo Wop Volume 2||2011|
- http://www.thefirebirds.com/home.htm short bio