Heads Hands & Feet


Heads Hands & Feet were a British rock and country rock band.

Part of the Harris/Colton/Smith production company. Harris is Johnny Harris who composed the Bloomfield film soundtrack recorded in 1969. The group performed live at The Royal Albert Hall in 1970 as members of the Johnny Harris Orchestra for his Movements concert as the opening act for Dionne Warwick which was engineered by Eddie Offord. Tony Colton also co-wrote and co-produced with Johnny Harris for such artists as Richard Harris and Shirley Bassey. They also co-wrote and performed the soundtrack for "The World Of Georgie Best" BBC documentary from 1970 with Johnny Harris who was a member of the band as arranger and producer. They shared the same agent in Daniel Secunda.

Initially the group coalesed as a studio outfit in Advision Studios backing artists such as Shirley Bassey etc. In their downtime they recorded two albums worth of material. The october to december '68 sessions were shelved and belatedly released 1995 as Home From Home (The Missing Album), 1969 sessions were put out under the Poet And The One Man Band moniker on UK Verve and US Paramount.

In 1971, they released their proper debut on Capitol Records as a double album in the United States, but as a single disc in Europe (on UK Island). They were the opening act at the free Hyde Park, London concert on July 3. They opened for Humble Pie & Grand Funk Railroad.

Their second album, Tracks, followed the next year, but despite critical acclaim, internal tensions in the band resulted in a breakup in 1973 before the group's third release, Old Soldiers Never Die. (Their unreleased 1970 album was released in 1996 as Home from Home.)

The members of Heads Hands & Feet provided the core backing for Jerry Lee Lewis's second album, The Session, recorded in London from 7 to 11 January 1973.

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Aliases:Poet And The One Man Band
Members:Albert Lee, Chas Hodges, Johnny Harris, Mike O'Neill (2), Pete Gavin, Raymond Barry Smith, Tony Colton
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