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"I Love You" was Written and Performed by Derek Holt

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Derek Holt has written, sung, and played on hit records; toured with bands throughout the world; has managed a studio that consistently produced hit singles of the 90s; writes and produces music for film, and television.

But Derek Holt is most recognized for being a founding member/singer/songwriter and musician for the legendary Climax Blues Band. He was their guitarist but later switched to bass and keyboards.  During the late seventies the Climax Blues Band produced a string of self-penned singles and albums, which not only sold well but also received considerable critical acclaim.

The Climax Blues Band released 19 albums and had Hits with "Couldn't Get It Right" and "I Love You" which was written and performed by Derek Holt. "Couldn't Get It Right" reached No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1977, and "I Love You" peaked at No. 12 in 1981.

Please welcome multi-instrumentalist-singer-songwriter most recognized as being a founding member for THE CLIMAX BLUES BAND… DEREK HOLT to Interviewing the Legends….

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CLIMAX BLUES BAND

An Illustrated History Volume One

Volume Two Shining On 1977-1982 is in preparation. We will keep all of you who registered interest for Volume One updated on progress.

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Reviews for Volume One

‘A candid and sensitive portrayal of the band’s early history make it a must-read… the band close-up and personal; buy the book, it’s a fascinating read and the ultimate collectible.’ – Blues Matters!

‘What a story it is…chock full of great photos… pretty much a book covering every aspect of the band… If you’re a fan of Climax or indeed this period of British blues-rock, this is an absolute must-have. Roll on Volume Two.’ – Blues in Britain

The Back Story:

Climax Blues Band – An Illustrated History: Volume One – Using the Power 1968-1977 is a profusely illustrated, privately produced, and funded, limited edition book with detailed text and hundreds of illustrations, produced to high values of production.

A4 format, estimated weight 1.5 kg

Hardback, laminate board cover

280 pages, color throughout

Text of ca. 150,000 words

More than 550 rare and previously unpublished photographs, posters, stage passes and promotional ephemera

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The Zoom interview can be seen at https://www.youtube.com/c/InterviewingtheLegends in its entirety.

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