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Alan Bown

Alan Bown
Alan Bown (born 21 July 1942, Slough, Berkshire — died 16 December 2014, Slough) was a British trumpet player who formed The Alan Bown Set in 1965, initially playing American R&B covers. In 1967, the group was reconfigured and began playing psychedelic music as The Alan Bown! (with the exclamation). The band achieved limited chart success and is best known for the role it played in developing the careers of numerous musicians, including Mel Collins, John Helliwell, Robert Palmer, Jess Roden, and Dougie Thomson.
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Alan Bown — Stretching Out Alan Bown — Stretching Out
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC2194, 1971/2010, CD)
Alan Bown — Listen Alan Bown — Listen
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2193, 1970/2010, CD)
The Alan Bown! — The Alan Bown! The Alan Bown! — The Alan Bown!
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC2190, 1969/2010, CD)
The Alan Bown — Outward Bown - First Album The Alan Bown — Outward Bown - First Album
(Grapefruit CRSEG022D, 1968/2012, 2CD)
The Alan Bown Set — Emergency 999 The Alan Bown Set — Emergency 999
(Sequel NEMCD 483, 1967/2000, CD)

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