+ scroll down for Inner Spring by Bulldog; and I’ll be Gone and Black and Blue by Manfred Mann’s Earth Band
This is the Australian prog/blues band Bulldog, not the US band of the same name which charted in Australia in 1972 with No
Australian singles chart:
Man of Constant Sorrow entered the Kent charts on 25 January 1971 and peaked at #98.
Record label of Australian release:
BONUS CLIPS BELOW:
Inner Spring by Bulldog; and I’ll be Gone and Black and Blue by Manfred Mann’s Earth Band
History of Australian Music 1960-2000:
Mick Rogers (ex The Playboys, Doug Parkinson In Focus and Procession) formed Bulldog with Bob Dames (ex The Purple Hearts) and Peter Miles (ex Bay City Union) in 1970. They were a progressive hard rock three piece band that only ever released one single, the traditional folk song Man of Constant Sorrow, with their own song Inner Spring on the B-side. It was released in Australia on the Fable label and in the US on the small Guyden label. Bulldog disbanded when Mick Rogers (vocalist) joined the initial lineup of Manfred Mann’s Earth Band.
Read more: historyofaussiemusic.blogspot.com/2013/09/bulldog.html
Mick Rogers went on to join an early lineup of Manfred Mann’s Earth Band and took some Aussie songs with him, like Spectrum’s I’ll Be Gone and Chain’s Black and Blue (below).
Inner Spring by Bulldog:
I’ll Be Gone by Manfred Mann’s Earth Band:
Black and Blue by Manfred Mann’s Earth Band:
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