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Man evolved from "The Bystanders" in 1968. They stuck together for almost a decade during which time they changed line ups as often as Italy changed governments. They disbanded and vowed not to be one of those bands that reforms later and keeps plugging on.

So, of course, they reformed in the early eighties and have just kept plugging on ever since.

You can read all about the bands first phase of existance in Deke Leonard's excellent book "Rhinos, Winos and Lunatics".

Their music is a brand of rock ranging from mellow to harder material. They are strongly influenced by West Coast guitar bands like Quicksilver Messenger Service and legendary quantities of illicit substances.

Albums
2 ozs of Plastic With a Hole in the Middle One from the early years
Greasy Truckers Party Man's set from the legendary Greasy Truckers Party at the Roundhouse
Be good to yourself at least once a day Their finest album
Live at the Padget Rooms Penarth Super budget priced live album
The 1999 Party Tour A solid hour of great live rock'n'roll!
Maximum Darkness Man live with John Cipollina
Rare Man A collection of out-takes. Brilliant to the last track!
All's well that ends well Going out at the top
Endangered Species Still rocking in the twenty first century.
Other material
Rhinos, Winos and Lunatics Deke's Brilliant Band Bio
Deke Leonard Deke Leonard's solo work.
Quicksilver Messenger Service West Coast Guitar Band
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