Thursday, 6 January 2011

URIAH HEEP FAMILY TREE


THE STALKERS #1 (1964 - 1965)
1) Michael Frederick 'Mick' Box lead guitar
2) Richard 'Ricky' Herd bass
3) Roger 'Rog' Penlington drums
4) ? vocals


THE STALKERS #2 (1965 - 1966 or 1967)
1) Mick Box
2) Ricky Herd
3) Roger Penlington
4) David John Garrick (aka David Byron) vocals


THE STALKERS #3 (1966 or 1967 - 1967)
1) Mick Box
2) Ricky Herd
3) Roger Penlington
4) David Byron
5) Alf Raynor rhythm guitar


THE SPICE #1 (1967 - ca. FEB 1968)
1) Mick Box
2) David Byron
3) Nigel Pegrum drums
4) Alf Raynor bass


THE SPICE #2 (ca. FEB 1968 - ca. JUL 1968)
1) Mick Box
2) David Byron
3) Nigel Pegrum
4) Barry Ian Green bass 


THE SPICE #3 (ca. JUL 1968 - ca. AUG 1968)
1) Mick Box
2) David Byron
3) Nigel Pegrum


THE SPICE #4 (ca. AUG 1968 - 1969)
1) Mick Box
2) David Byron
3) Nigel Pegrum
4) Paul Newton bass


THE SPICE #5 (1969 - DEC 1969)
1) Mick Box
2) David Byron
3) Paul Newton
4) Alexander 'Alex' Napier drums


URIAH HEEP #1 (DEC 1969 -  JAN 1970)
1) Mick Box
2) David Byron
3) Paul Newton
4) Alex Napier
5) Kenneth William David 'Ken' Hensley organ


URIAH HEEP #2 (JAN 1970 - FEB 1970)
1) Mick Box
2) David Byron
3) Paul Newton
4) Ken Hensley
5) Nigel 'Ollie' Olsson drums


URIAH HEEP #3 (FEB 1970 - OCT 1970)
1) Mick Box
2) David Byron
3) Paul Newton
4) Ken Hensley
5) Keith Baker drums


URIAH HEEP #4 (OCT 1970 - NOV 22, 1971)  
1) Mick Box
2) David Byron
3) Paul newton
4) Ken Hensley
5) Ian Clarke drums


URIAH HEEP #5 (NOV 23, 1971 - FEB 1972)
1) Mick Box
2) David Byron
3) Ken Hensley
4) Lee Kerslake drums
5) Mark Clarke bass 


URIAH HEEP #6 (FEB 1972 - FEB 1975)
1) Mick Box
2) David Byron
3) Ken Hensley
4) Lee Kerslake
5) Gary Mervin Thain bass


URIAH HEEP #7 (FEB 1975 - MAR 1975)
1) Mick Box
2) David Byron
3) Ken Hensley
4) Lee Kerslake


URIAH HEEP #8 (MAR 1975 - JUL 1976)
1) Mick Box
2) David Byron
3) Ken Hensley
4) Lee Kerslake
5) John Wetton bass


URIAH HEEP #9 (JUL 1976 - AUG 1976)
1) Mick Box
2) Ken Hensley
3) Lee Kerslake
4) John Wetton


URIAH HEEP #10 (REHEARSAL LINEUP) (AUG 1976 - SEPT 1976)
1) Mick Box
2) Ken Hensley
3) Lee Kerslake

(After David Byron left the band, auditions were held for bassist and lead vocalist positions since John Wetton decided to leave as well. David Coverdale (vocals) and Denny Ball (bass) auditioned together one day but the positions were given eventually to Trevor Bolder and John Lawton (see below). Other vocalists considered were Ian Hunter and Gary Holton) 


URIAH HEEP #11 (SEPT 1976 - OCT 1979)
1) Mick Box
2) Ken Hensley
3) Lee Kerslake
4) John Lawton vocals
5) Trevor Bolder bass


URIAH HEEP #12 (OCT 1979 - NOV 1979)
1) Mick Box
2) Ken Hensley
3) Lee Kerslake
4) Trevor Bolder


URIAH HEEP #13 (NOV 1979 - MAY 1980)
1) Mick Box
2) Ken Hensley
3) Trevor Bolder
4) John Sloman vocals
5) Chris Slade drums


URIAH HEEP #14 (MAY 1980 - JUL 1980)
1) Mick Box
2) Trevor Bolder
3) John Sloman
4) Chris Slade


URIAH HEEP #15 (JUL 1980 - SEPT 1980)
1) Mick Box
2) Trevor Bolder
3) John Sloman
4) Chris Slade
5) Gregg Dechert keyboards


URIAH HEEP #16 (SEPT 1980 - APR 1981)
1) Mick Box
2) Trevor Bolder
3) Chris Slade
4) Gregg Dechert


URIAH HEEP #17 (JAN 1982 - APR 1983)
1) Mick Box
2) Lee Kerslake
3) Robert John 'Bob' Daisley bass
4) Pete Goalby vocals
5) John Sinclair keyboards


URIAH HEEP #18 (APR 1983 - MAY 1983)
1) Mick Box
2) Lee Kerslake
3) Pete Goalby
4) John Sinclair


URIAH HEEP #19 (MAY 1983 - NOV 1985)
1) Mick Box
2) Lee Kerslake
3) Pete Goalby
4) John Sinclair
5) Trevor Bolder


URIAH HEEP #20 (NOV 1985 - JUL 1986)
1) Mick Box
2) Lee Kerslake
3) John Sinclair
4) Trevor Bolder


URIAH HEEP #21 (JUL 1986 - SEPT 1986)
1) Mick Box
2) Lee Kerslake
3) Trevor Bolder
4) Steff Fontain vocals
5) Phil Lanzon keyboards


URIAH HEEP #22 (SEPT 1986 - JAN 2007)
1) Mick Box
2) Lee Kerslake
3) Trevor Bolder
4) Phil Lanzon 
5) Bernie Shaw vocals


URIAH HEEP #23 (JAN 2007 - MAR 2013)
1) Mick Box
2) Trevor Bolder
3) Phil Lanzon
4) Bernie Shaw
5) Russell Gilbrook drums


URIAH HEEP #24 (MAR 2013 - PRESENT)
1) Mick Box
2) Phil Lanzon
3) Bernie Shaw
4) Russell Gilbrook
5) Davey Rimmer bass


5 comments:

  1. Hi, can anyone tell me who played bass on the bonus track,'WHY'(extended version) as featured on the demons&wizzards album,

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  2. Hi Gordon!

    Gary Thain was the bass player for that album (and for that song of course!).

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  3. It was more likely Mark Clarke.

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  4. New bass player from jan 2013: Dave Rimmner

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