Born Quentin Cook, 31st July 1963.
Member of The Housemartins, 1986-88.
Born 27th July 1956.
Member of Swankers; the Sex Pistols, 1975-80; The Professionals, 1980-81; Chiefs Of
Member of I.Q., 1984.
Member of The Jeff Beck Group, 1967.
Member of Blue Mink.
Session for Long John Baldry, 1971.
Member of Creedence Clearwater Revival, 1968-72; the Don Harrison Band, 1976.
Keyboards. Member of Steppenwolf, 1976; the L.A. Jets, 1976; Player, 1977.
COOK DA BOOKS.
Peter "Digd" Deary - guitar, vocals; John Leggett - drums; Gewn Moran - bass, vocals; Tony
Prescott - keyboards.
Member of the Chordairs; Steve Miller Band until 1968; Curley Cook's Hurdy Gurdy
Sessions for Ben Sidran; Steve Miller, 1970, 1976, 1977; Jerry Garcia and Howard
Member of Red Hour, 1992.
Member of Skiff Skats, 1984.
Session for Janis Joplin, 1969.
Born 22nd January 1935 in Chicago. Shot dead 16th December 1964 in a Los Angeles
One of eight children of a church minister, his first taste of music was as a member
of a gospel choir. His ability took him to the post of lead tenor for the Soul
Stirrers, a well known gospel choir/group. They signed a record deal in 1951 but it
took Sam another five years to sign a solo deal. Originally he recorded as Dale Cooke
but that was dropped when he signed to Keen Records in 1957. His first hit, "You
Send Me", was written by his brother Charles. His career took off overnight after an
appearance later that year on the "Ed Sullivan Show".
In 1963 his son, Vincent drowned in the family's swimming pool. That tragedy was
followed the next year by his own killing by motel owner Bertha Franklin. She claimed
that he had tried to rape a woman in her motel and had then assaulted her. Franklin
had defended herself by shooting him. The verdict of a court was that it had been
Sam Cooke's funeral was one of the biggest in music's history with a reported 200,000
Member of The Seeds, 1967.
COOKIE CREW, THE.
Suzie Q - vocals; Reme-Dee - vocals.
Guitar, harmonica, vocals.
Member of Bronx Cheer, 1970-73.
Member of Colors, 1980.
Member of Pete Shelley's band, 1981-85; Zip, 1988.
Session for Nilsson, 1971.
Member of the Love Affair.
Sessions for Pointer Sisters, 1974; Bill Wyman, 1976.
Session for John Mayall, 1977.
Member of Swamptrash, 1988.
Born 1st May 1944 in Nashville, Tennessee.
Started in the troupe of backing vocalists for Joe Cocker.
Sessions for Harc Benno; Delaney and Bonnie; Dave Mason, 1970; Steven Stills, 1970;
Eric Clapton, 1970.
Gary Gevanter - guitar, percussion; Richie Losquadro - drums; David Mandl - bass,
percussion; Mike Morrongiello - saxaphone, synthesiser, vocals; Richy Ricciuti -
guitar, percussion, synthesiser.
Member of World Class Wrecking Crew; The Madd Circle; 40 Thievz.
Embarked on a solo career in 1993. Had a transatlantic number one in 1995 with
Member of The Jennifers, 1991-93; Theodore Supergrass, 1993-94; Supergrass, 1994-.
Member of The Keytones, 1988.
Member of The Catch, 1977; The Tourists, 1979-80.
Member of Nightdoctor, 1980.
Member of Juicy Lucy, 1970-71; Stealer's Wheel, 1972-75, The Strawbs.
Session for John Entwhistle, 1972.
Member of the Grass Roots.
Member of Sha Na Na, 1970.
Born Vincent Damon Furnier, 4th February 1948 in Detroit, Michigan.
Member of Earwigs, 1965; The Spiders, 1966-67; Nazz, 1968; Alice Cooper, 1969.
Vincent, the son of a preacher, adopted the name Alice Cooper in 1970 prior to
signing with Warner Brothers Records. He penned a series of hits throughout the
seventies before retiring to a mental hospital with alcohol addiction. When he
returned to performing it was with new motivation and direction. Since then he has
maintained his niche within the heavy metal scene and established his stage show as
one of the world's best.
ALICE COOPER (group).
Michael Bruce - guitar, keyboards, 1969-74; Glen Buxton - guitar, 1969-74; Alice
Cooper - vocals; Dennis Dunaway - bass, 1969-74; Neal Smith - drums, 1969-74.
In 1974, Alice sacked the whole band who left to become Billion Dollar Babies. The next
line-up was Lou Reed's old band:
Josef Chirowski - drums; Whitney "Pentii" Glan - drums; Steve Hunter - guitar;
Prakash John - bass; Dick Wagner - guitar, vocals.