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Snowy White

Born March 3, 1948 (age 58)
in Barnstaple, Devon, England
Genre(s) Rock
Hard rock
Progressive rock
Blues Rock
Affiliation(s) Pink Floyd
Thin Lizzy
Mick Taylor
Snowy White's Blues Agency
Snowy White and the White Flames
Label(s) Towerbell
White Flames
Repertoire
Hypertension
Cleopatra
Notable guitars Gibson Les Paul "Goldtop"
Years active 1973 - present
Official site The White Flames Magazines

Snowy White (born Terence Charles White, 3 March 1948, in Barnstaple, Devon) is an English guitarist, mostly known for having played for Thin Lizzy (permanent member from 1979 to 1981) and for Pink Floyd (as a back-up player; he was first invited to join the band through Europe and America, in 1977). Image File history File links Snowywhite. ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Statistics Population: 34,000 (April 2006 Est. ... Devon is a large county in South West England, bordered by Cornwall to the west, Dorset and Somerset to the east. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2005 est. ... Rock is a form of popular music from the mid 20th century which typically features a vocal melody (often with vocal harmony) that is supported by accompaniment of electric guitars, a bass guitar, and drums, often with a strong back beat. ... Hard rock is a form of rock and roll music which finds its closest roots in early-1960s garage rock and psychedelic rock. ... Progressive rock (sometimes shortened to prog, prog rock, or progrock) is a subgenre of rock music which arose in the late 1960s, reached the peak of its popularity in the 1970s, but continues as a musical form long afterward. ... Blues-rock, is a hybrid musical genre combining elements of the blues with rock and roll, with an emphasis on the electric guitar. ... Pink Floyd are an English rock band that earned recognition for their psychedelic rock music, and as they evolved, became widely known as pioneers of progressive rock music. ... Thin Lizzy are an Irish rock band who formed in Dublin in 1969. ... Michael Mick Kevin Taylor (born 17 January 1949 in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire) is an English musician best known as the former lead guitarist for The Rolling Stones. ... For the jazz guitarist, see Les Paul The Gibson Les Paul signature model is among the most recognized solid-body electric guitar designs. ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Statistics Population: 34,000 (April 2006 Est. ... Devon is a large county in South West England, bordered by Cornwall to the west, Dorset and Somerset to the east. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2005 est. ... A guitarist is a musician who plays the guitar. ... Thin Lizzy are an Irish rock band who formed in Dublin in 1969. ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Pink Floyd are an English rock band that earned recognition for their psychedelic rock music, and as they evolved, became widely known as pioneers of progressive rock music. ... In music, a band is a company of musicians, or musical ensemble, usually popular or folk, playing parts of or improvising a musical arrangement on different musical instruments. ... World map showing Europe A satellite composite image of Europe Europe is one of the seven traditional continents of the Earth. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ...

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Biography

The collaboration with these two bands was very complicated; the invitation to rehearse the live show of The Wall for Pink Floyd happened at the same time he was invited to become a full-time member of Thin Lizzy, with whom he recorded/co-wrote their Chinatown and Renegade albums. The connection to Pink Floyd remained throughout the years. White was invited by the then, former Pink Floyd member Roger Waters, to perform in another take of The Wall, in 1990, by the ruins of the Berlin Wall, along with other guest artists. Also in 1991 for the 'Guitar Legends' concert, in Seville, and with David Gilmour as the guest on Snowy's 1994 album Highway to the Sun, appearing on the track "Love, Pain and Sorrow", with Gilmour playing his whammy-pedal induced Fender Stratocaster which was recorded at Gilmour's houseboat studio The Astoria. The Wall is a 1979 rock opera concept album by Pink Floyd. ... Chinatown is the tenth studio album by Irish band Thin Lizzy, released in 1980. ... Renegade was the eleventh studio album by Irish band Thin Lizzy, released in 1981. ... George Roger Waters (born September 6, 1943) is an English rock musician; singer, guitarist, bassist, songwriter, and composer. ... The Wall: Live in Berlin (1990) On 21 July 1990, Roger Waters staged a massive concert performance of The Wall in Berlin. ... This article is about the year. ... East German construction workers building the Berlin Wall, 20 November 1961. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... NO8DO (I was not abandoned) Location Coordinates : ( ) Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name Sevilla (Spanish) Spanish name Sevilla Founded 8th-9th century BC Postal code 41001-41080 Website http://www. ... David Jon Gilmour CBE (born March 6, 1946) is a guitarist, singer, and songwriter best known as a member of the band Pink Floyd. ... The Fender Stratocaster, often referred to as Strat, is a model of electric guitar designed by Leo Fender in the early 1950s, and manufactured continuously to the present. ... Aerial shot of The Astoria compliments of Google Earth The Astoria is a house boat turned recording studio owned by David Gilmour, guitarist for Pink Floyd. ...


Apart from guest appearances by Chris Rea, David Gilmour and Gary Moore, it also introduced two new Dutch-Indonesian musicians, Juan van Emmerloot (drums) and Walter Latupeirissa (bass and rhythm guitar). Kuma Harada also played bass and rhythm. Christopher Anton Rea (born 4 March 1951) is a successful English singer-songwriter, from Middlesbrough. ... Gary Moore (born on April 4, 1952 as Robert William Gary Moore in Belfast, Northern Ireland) is a guitarist. ... A musician is a person who plays or composes music. ...


White's next album project was entitled Gold Top, after his well-known Gibson Les Paul Goldtop Standard guitar. It features material in which White has been involved from as far back as 1974 right up to 1996, including two tracks from Thin Lizzy, jams from the Peter Green In the Skies session (with Peter on 2nd guitar), Al Stewart Live in Philadelphia (1974), and the only complete version of the Pink Floyd song "Pigs on the Wing" featuring White's original guitar solo. For the jazz guitarist, see Les Paul The Gibson Les Paul signature model is among the most recognized solid-body electric guitar designs. ... Peter Green (born Peter Allen Greenbaum on October 29, 1946 in Bethnal Green, London) is an English blues-rock guitarist and founding member of the band Fleetwood Mac. ... Alastair (Al) Ian Stewart (born in Glasgow, Scotland on September 5, 1945) is a British singer-songwriter and musician. ...


White has recorded five albums with his White Flames band. The first three were No Faith Required in 1996, Little Wing in 1998 and Keep Out: We Are Toxic in 1999 (see discography below). This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


In 1999 White joined Roger Waters for his band's In the Flesh U.S. tour, which was so successful that, in the Summer of 2000, Waters again toured the U.S., this time recording a live album and making a film of the show. Once again, from February to July 2002 White toured the world with Roger Waters. See also: 1998 in music, 1999 in British music, other events of 1999, 2000 in music, 1990s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 7 After eight years of marriage, Rod Stewart and supermodel wife Rachel Hunter announce their separation. ... Returning from a 12-year long hiatus from the road, Roger Waters In The Flesh concert tours were a showcase of his best known work from his days with Pink Floyd to his recently released solo album Amused to Death. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... A U.S. Postage Stamp commemorating one hundred years of sound recording. ... A live album is a musical recording containing recorded concert performances. ... Film is a term that encompasses motion pictures as individual projects, as well as the field in general. ...


Another White Flames album (as a three-piece), entitled Restless, was released in May 2002.


Spring 2005 saw the release of a new White Flames album, entitled The Way It Is, with a basic four-piece outfit consisting of Richard Bailey (drums/percussion), Walter Latupeirissa (bass) and Max Middleton (keyboards). White is now touring with this band to promote the album. A DVD, 'The Way It Is - Live' has been completed.


White toured with Roger Waters in the The Dark Side Of The Moon Live tour, playing in Europe and then in North America. After hinting that he was interested in performing The Dark Side of the Moon live again after the Live 8 performance with Pink Floyd, Roger Waters is staging a worldwide tour performing the album in its entirety, beginning at the Rock In Rio festival on 2 June 2006. ...


Discography

  • 1983: Snowy White - White Flames
  • 1984: Snowy White - Snowy White (also known as Land of Freedom)
  • 1984: Snowy White - That Certain Thing
  • 1988: Snowy White's Blues Agency - Change My Life
  • 1989: Snowy White's Blues Agency - Open For Business (aka Blues On Me)
  • 1994: Snowy White - Highway to the Sun
  • 1995: Mick Taylor & Snowy White - Arthur's Club-Geneve 1995
  • 1996: Snowy White & the White Flames - No Faith Required
  • 1998: Snowy White & the White Flames - 'Little Wing (released as Melting in USA)
  • 1999: Snowy White & the White Flames - Keep Out - We Are Toxic
  • 2002: Snowy White & the White Flames - Restless
  • 2005: Snowy White & the White Flames - The Way It Is

White Flames is the first album by blues guitarrist Snowy White, released in 1983 (see 1983 in music), and remastered in 1992. ... Snowy White is the second album by blues guitarrist Snowy White, released in 1985. ... Arthurs Club-Geneve 1995 was a 75 m. ... The Way It Is is the comeback album by blues guitarrist Snowy White, featuring his band, The White Flames, with a new member: John Bundrick, released in 2005 by his Record Company: White Flame Records. ...

Compilations

  • 1993: Snowy White's Blues Agency - The Best of Snowy White's Blues Agency
  • 1996: Snowy White - Goldtop: Groups & Sessions
  • 1999: Snowy White -Pure Gold - The Solo Years 1983-98 (compilation)
  • 2003: Snowy White -Bird Of Paradise - An Anthology (compilation, 2CD)

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With Pink Floyd

  • Animals (bridging piece on 8-track cartridge only)
  • Is There Anybody Out There? The Wall Live 1980-81

Animals is a 1977 concept album by Pink Floyd, loosely reminiscent of George Orwells book Animal Farm. ... An 8-track cartridge The 8-track cartridge is a magnetic tape technology for audio storage, popular from the mid-1960s to the early 1980s. ... Is There Anybody Out There? is an album released by Pink Floyd in 2000. ...

With Roger Waters

The Wall: Live in Berlin is a live performance of Pink Floyds album The Wall in its entirety, although a couple of tracks were excised from the CD release. ... This article is about the year. ... Returning from a 12 year long hiatus from the road, the In The Flesh tours were a showcase of Roger Waters best known work from his days with Pink Floyd to his recently released solo album Amused to Death. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... After expressing an interest in reviving The Dark Side of the Moon following his performance with Pink Floyd at Live 8, Roger Waters announced that he would be staging The Dark Side of the Moon Live, a worldwide concert tour. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

With Richard Wright

Pink Floyd keyboardist Richard Wright released his first solo album entitled Wet Dream in September of 1978 in the UK and US. The album went virtually un-noticed. ...

Other Recordings featuring Snowy White

Waiting On You was the one and only album released by the British folk rock band, Jonathan Kellys Outside, which was released in 1974. ... Jonathan Kellys Outside was a folk rock band formed circa 1973 by vocalist / guitarist Jonathan Kelly (aka Jonathan Ledingham). ... In The Skies is an album by British blues rock musician Peter Green, who was the founder of Fleetwood Mac and a member from 1967-70. ... Peter Green (born Peter Allen Greenbaum on October 29, 1946 in Bethnal Green, London) is an English blues-rock guitarist and founding member of the band Fleetwood Mac. ... Philip Parris Lynott (20 August 1949 - 4 January 1986) was born to a Brazilian father and an Irish mother, in Birmingham, England and brought up in Ireland by his grandmother. ... Chinatown is the tenth studio album by Irish band Thin Lizzy, released in 1980. ... Thin Lizzy are an Irish rock band who formed in Dublin in 1969. ... Renegade was the eleventh studio album by Irish band Thin Lizzy, released in 1981. ...

DVDs

The Way It Is. ...

External links

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Discography
Studio albums: Thin Lizzy | Shades of a Blue Orphanage | Vagabonds of the Western World | Nightlife | Fighting | Jailbreak | Johnny the Fox | Bad Reputation | Black Rose: A Rock Legend | Chinatown | Renegade | Thunder and Lightning
Live albums: Live and Dangerous | Life | BBC Radio One Live in Concert | The Peel Sessions | Boys Are Back in Town: Live in Australia | One Night Only
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