Herbie Flowers

Brian Keith Flowers

Also known as Херби Флауэрз, Flo, Flowers, H. Flowers, H.F., Herbie, Herbie Flower, Herbie Flowers And Some Of His Friends, Herbie Flowers-Roger Cook-Roger Greenaway
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Discography of Herbie Flowers:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Plant Life 12 Audio 1975 Philips
2 Bass Guitar And Percussion 20 Audio 1971 KPM Music
3 Bass Guitar And Percussion - Volume 2 20 Audio 1971 KPM Music
4 Don't Take My Bass Away 2 Audio 1978 EMI
5 Don't Take My Bass Away 2 Audio 1978 EMI
6 Mouth / Hi! It's Herbie Flowers 2 Audio 1975 Philips
7 Tuba Smarties 2 Audio 1981 Ariola
8 Herbie's Stuff 14 Audio 1984 Music De Wolfe
9 Christmas Guitars 31 Audio 1981 Britannia*
10 I Love 'er 2 Audio 1983 Magic Records (12)
11 Dancing At Danny's / Mathematics 4 Audio 1976-02-20 Philips
12 Jubilee / News 4 Audio 1977 EMI
13 Mr Moonlight 2 Audio 1979-03-09 EMI


English studio musician born 19 May 1938, in Isleworth, Middlesex. Flowers specializes in bass guitar, double-bass and tuba, and became prominent performing with [a=David Bowie], [a=Elton John] and then later [a=Lou Reed]. It is his bass that opens Reed's [i]Walk On The Wild Side[/i] and underpins Bowie's [i]Space Oddity[/i] as well as the [a=Harry Nilsson] song [i]Jump Into The Fire[/i]. In 1969, Flowers co-founded the group [a=Blue Mink]. He was a member of [a=CCS] and later featured in a mid-1970s line-up of [a=T. Rex]. In 1979 he became a co-founder of the band [url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Sky+(4)]Sky[/url]. Since the band's demise in the early 1990s, Flowers has spent most of his time playing jazz. He also works as a bass guitar teacher, and leads many 'rockshops' at schools, helping children to create and perform their own songs, as well as covering many others. Flowers is also known for having composed the novelty hit [i]Grandad[/i] for [a=Clive Dunn].


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