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.

Line up:

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

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