Brian Auger and the Trinity

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Brian Auger and the Trinity
Brian Auger and the Trinity 1970
The band in 1970.
Background information
Origin United Kingdom
Genres progressive rock
Years active 1966 (1966)–1970 (1970)
Labels RCA Records

Brian Auger and the Trinity was a British musical ensemble led by the keyboardist Brian Auger. His duet with Julie Driscoll, the Bob Dylan-penned "This Wheel's On Fire", was a #5 hit on the 1968 UK Singles Chart.[1]

Their joint album, Open, billed as Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger and the Trinity, reached #12 in the UK Albums Chart the same year.[1]

The group and Driscoll opened for Led Zeppelin at the Rose Palace in Pasadena, California on 2 and 3 May 1969.[2]

Members[edit]

Recordings by label (country)[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • Columbia (uk) Records:
  • May 1965 - DB 7590 - Fool Killer // Let's Do It Tonight (w/o Driscoll)
  • Oct 1965 - DB 7715 - Green Onions '65 // Kiko (w/o Driscoll)
  • Apr 1966 - DB 7892 - Rod Stewart: Shake // I Just Got Some [featuring Brian Auger & The Trinity (w/o Driscoll)]
  • Mar 1967 - DB 8163 - Tiger // Oh Baby, Won't You Come Back Home To Croydon, Where Everybody Beedle An' Bo's (w/o Driscoll)
  • Marmalade/Polydor (uk) Records:
  • Oct 1967 - 598 003 - Red Beans And Rice (Pt. 1) // Red Beans And Rice (Pt. 2) (w/o Driscoll)
  • Nov 1967 - 598 004 - Save Me (Pt. 1) // Save Me (Pt. 2)
  • Apr 1968 - 598 006 - This Wheel's On Fire // A Kind Of Love-In
  • Oct 1968 - 598 011 - Road To Cairo // Shadows Of You
  • May 1969 - 598 015 - What You Gonna Do // Bumpin' On Sunset (w/o Driscoll)
  • Sep 1969 - 598 018 - Take Me To The Water // Indian Rope Man
  • Marmalade/Polydor (france) Records:
  • ??? 1967 - 421.165 - Save Me (Pt. 1) // Save Me (Pt. 2)
  • ??? 1967 - 421.168 - Tramp // Break It Up
  • ??? 1967 - 421.172 - Red Beans And Rice (Pt. 1) // Red Beans And Rice (Pt. 2) (w/o Driscoll)
  • ??? 1967 - 421.180 - I AM A LONESOME HOBO // A Kind Of Love-In
  • ??? 1968 - 421.187 - This Wheel's On Fire // Black Cat
  • ??? 1968 - 421.191 - Tiger // Beedle And Bo (w/o Driscoll)
  • ??? 1968 - 421.194 - Season Of The Witch (Pt. 1) // Season Of The Witch (Pt. 2)
  • ??? 1968 - 421.405 - Road To Cairo // Shadows Of You
  • ??? 1969 - 421.455 - Let The Sunshine In (Flesh Failures) // I've Got Life
  • ??? 1969 - 421.461 - What You Gonna Do // Bumpin' On Sunset (w/o Driscoll)
  • Polydor (germany) Records:
  • Feb 1968 - 59 164 - Save Me (Pt. 1) // Save Me (Pt. 2)
  • May 1968 - 59 186 - This Wheel's On Fire // A Kind Of Love-In
  • ??? 1968 - 59 227 - Tiger // Beedle And Bo (w/o Driscoll)
  • Nov 1968 - 59 237 - Road To Cairo // Shadows Of You
  • Jul 1969 - 59 301 - Take Me To The Water // Let The Sunshine In (Flesh Failures)
  • Polydor (spain) Records:
  • ??? 1968 - 60 024 - This Wheel's On Fire // A Kind Of Love-In
  • ??? 1968 - 60 036 - I AM A LONESOME HOBO // Black Cat
  • ??? 1969 - 60 061 - What You Gonna Do // Bumpin' On Sunset (w/o Driscoll)
  • ??? 1969 - 60 064 - Take Me To The Water // Let The Sunshine In (Flesh Failures)
  • ??? 1969 - 60 066 - Road To Cairo // Shadows Of You
  • Ricordi International (italy) Records:
  • Oct 1967 - 20.056 - Black Cat // Goodbye Jungle Telegraph (w/o Driscoll)
  • Mar 1968 - 20.070 - Save Me (Pt. 1) // Save Me (Pt. 2)
  • Jun 1968 - 20.078 - This Wheel's On Fire // I AM A LONESOME HOBO
  • ??? 1968 - 20.083 - Tiger // Red Beans And Rice (w/o Driscoll)
  • Oct 1968 - 20.090 - Road To Cairo // Shadows Of You
  • Apr 1969 - 20-099 - Take Me To The Water // Let The Sunshine In (Flesh Failures)
  • Atco (usa) Records:
  • Jun 1968 - 45-6593 - This Wheel's On Fire // A Kind Of Love-In
  • Sep 1968 - 45-6611 - Black Cat // In And Out (w/o Driscoll)
  • Nov 1968 - 45-6629 - Road To Cairo // Shadows Of You
  • Mar 1969 - 45-6656 - A Day In The Life [edit] // Bumpin' On Sunset [edit] (w/o Driscoll)
  • Jun 1969 - 45-6685 - Flesh Failures (Let The Sunshine In) // Save The Country
  • Jul 1969 - 45-6685 - Save The Country [short version] // Light My Fire
  • RCA Victor (germany) Records:
  • ??? 1970 - 74-16026 - I Want To Take You Higher // Just You Just Me
  • ??? 1970 - 74-16041 - Listen Here // Adagio Per Archi E Organo
  • RCA Victor (usa) Records:
  • ??? 1970 - 74-0381 - Listen Here // I Want To Take You Higher

Albums[edit]

  • Marmalade/Polydor (uk) Records:
  • 1967 - 608 002 - Open
  • 1968 - 608 003 - Definitely What! (w/o Driscoll)
  • 1968 - 608 004 - Sonny Boy Williamson: Don't Send Me No Flowers (rec. January 1965) [featuring Brian Auger & The Trinity (w/o Driscoll), plus Jimmy Page, Joe Harriot, Alan Skidmore]
  • 1969 - 608 005/608 006 - Streetnoise (2LP)
  • RCA Victor (uk) Records:
  • 1970 - SF 8101 - Befour (w/o Driscoll)
  • Atco (usa) Records:
  • 1968 - SD 33-258 - Open
  • 1969 - SD 33-273 - Definitely What! (w/o Driscoll)
  • 1969 - SD 2-701 - Streetnoise (2LP)
  • Capitol (usa) Records:
  • 1969 - DT-136 - Jools & Brian [compilation of early UK singles (rec. 1965-1967): 5 Parlophone titles by Julie Driscoll, and 6 Columbia titles by Brian Auger & The Trinity]
  • RCA Victor (usa) Records:
  • 1970 - LSP-4372 - Befour (w/o Driscoll)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 169. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  2. ^ 2 May 1969 show overview, LedZeppelin.com