Ian Gomm is probably best-known for the time he spent in premier pub rock band Brinsley Schwarz. Together with fellow band members Nick Lowe, Billy Rankin, Bob Andrews and Brinsley Schwarz himself he contributed to a series of excellent albums.
After that band's split in 1975 Ian retreated to the Welsh countryside and helped build and run Foel Studios. This also gave him a wonderful opportunity to try out his new songs with months of free studio time.
While his former colleagues found fame and fortune elsewhere (Nick Lowe becoming a solo artist and sought-after producer and Bob Andrews joining Graham Parker in the Rumour) Ian Gomm busied himself on his first solo album - 'Summer Holiday' which - for the US market was renamed 'Gomm With The Wind' and spawned a hit single in 'Hold On'.
The hastily-convened Ian Gomm Band then toured the States as support to Dire Straits and the live concert recorded in San Francisco in October 1979 picks up on the band's U.S. legacy, and includes Top 40 hit 'Hold On'.
This is the complete FM Broadcast of "24 Hour Service" album.
Ian Gomm (vocals, guitar); Taff Williams (vocals, guitar); Nick Glennie-Smith (keyboards, background vocals); Rod Demick (bass guitar, background vocals) and Alan Coulter (drums)
It Don't Help / 24 Hour Service / Dirty Lies / Come On # / Sad Affair / Nobody's Fool / Slow Dancin' (Swayin' to the Music) ## / Man on a Mountain / Chicken Run / Airplane / What a Blow / You Cannot Do That ### / Hold On / Hey Bartender #### / Black & White/Hooked on Love / What Makes a Man a Man #####
All songs written by Ian Gomm, except: # Chuck Berry; ## Jack Tempchin; ### John Lennon/Paul McCartney; #### Floyd Dixon; ##### Robin Pizer (Gipsy [1971 UK]) (don't confuse with the Charles Aznavour same titled)
Ian Gomm - Live At Old Waldorf (Rapidshare)
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Ian Gomm - Live At Old Waldorf (Cd image: flac, cue, log + artworks)
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