The Band No Name – Hot Pants / Them Changes EP
Catalogue number: PSPEP001
Release date: May, 2007
The Band No Name was the legendary Club 7s house orchestra for numeral
years under different names, Club 7 Explosion, Little Earl and The
Road Band and The Band No Name. It played a mix of soul, latin and
afro-jazz and was highly popluar for several years at Club 7. The band
consisted of later legendary Norwegian jazz names such as Knut
Riisnæs, Terje Venaas, Calle Neumann, Nipe Nyrén, Fred Nøddelund etc.
– all under the leader Little Earl Wilson, a New York soul singer who
emigrated to Norway in the 60`s.
Featuring on the A-side a killer version of James Browns Hot Pants
and the B-side features Them Changes by Buddy Miles.
The recordings were made by Erling Wicklund in the NRK studios at Marienlyst in Oslo, Norway.
Both tracks selected in cooperation with Tommy Søvik from Oslo Soul Experience.
Bandleader, congas, vocal: Earl Wilson
Alt. Sax: Calle Neumann
Tenor Sax: Knut Risnæs
Trumpet: Fred Nøddelund
Trumpet: Jarl Johansen
Trombone and flute: Pjokken Eide
Guitar: Nipe Nyrén
Piano: Jan Lie or Geir Wentzel
Bass: Terje Venaas
Drums: Ingar Nordberg
Arr: Fred Nøddelund /Knut Riisnæs
Recorded: 07.04. 1972
Aired on NRK radio: 09.04.1972