Sadly, Duffy Power died this morning, 19/2/14.
Duffy was an incredibly talented man whose career, from
roughly 1958 - 75, encompassed many great movements in British music -
rock'n'roll, R&B, soul, rock and so much more. Among many other
collaborations and adventures, he worked with John McLaughlin in 1963 (touring
and recording with the Graham Bond Quartet) and again from late 1965 to early
1967, co-writing songs and recording numerous publishing demos plus the Duffy’s
Nucleus single ‘Hound Dog’ and a French EP.
Most of Duffy’s recordings with John can be found across
two 2CD compilations on the RPM label: Leapers
& Sleepers and Vampers &
Champers (the latter, alas, currently out of print).
He never had the success he deserved - nowhere near it.
Duffy semi-retired from music in the mid 70s, making a few forays back into ...full