British Lions (band)

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British Lions
Origin Herefordshire, England
Genres Glam rock, hard rock
Years active 1977–1980
Labels Vertigo/RSO, Angel Air
Associated acts Mott the Hoople, Medicine Head
Past members Dale "Buffin" Griffin
Morgan Fisher
Ray Major
John Fiddler
Pete Watts
Steve Hyams

British Lions were a short-lived British rock band, together from 1977 to 1980, with former members of Mott and Medicine Head. They released just two studio albums with little commercial success in the UK.[1]

Members[edit]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions
UK
[2]
US
[3]
1977 British Lions
  • Released: February 10, 1977
  • Label: Vertigo
  • Format:
- 83
1980 Trouble with Women
  • Released: June 6, 1980
  • Label: Vertigo
  • Format:
- -

Singles[edit]

  • "One More Chance to Run" (1977)
  • "Wild in the Streets" (1978)
  • "International Heroes"/"Eat the Rich" (1978)[4]

Compilations and live albums[edit]

  • Live And Rare (1999) [5]
  • Live at the Old Waldorf: San Francisco 1978 (2010)[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Richie Unterberger. "British Lions | Biography & History". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-01-18. 
  2. ^ everyHit.com search results Archived 12 October 2008 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ allmusic ((( Mott the Hoople > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums )))
  4. ^ Strong, Martin C. (2000). The Great Rock Discography (5th ed.). Edinburgh: Mojo Books. pp. 671–2. ISBN 1-84195-017-3. 
  5. ^ "British Lions CD: "Live and Rare"". Hunter-mott.com. Retrieved 2016-01-18. 
  6. ^ Dave Thompson (2010-09-06). "Live at the Old Waldorf: San Francisco 1978 - British Lions | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-01-18. 

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