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Humble Pie: Thunderbox

Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, March 1974

STEVE MARRIOTT – hair flying, jaw set at an aggressive angle, knees akimbo and arms flailing over his jutting guitar – is one of the ...

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Humble Pie's Steve Marriott (1974)

Interview by Jim Esposito, Rock's Backpages Audio, February 1974

The Pieman tells some splendid road stories; talks about recording their latest, Thunderbox; looks back at his schooldays and the Small Faces, and talks about his immediate plans.

File format: mp3; file size: 25.6mb, interview length: 27' 56" sound quality: ***

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Exclusive! Marriott & Frampton present HUMBLE PIE

Report and Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, May 1969

When a new group is born naturally the Melody Maker is the first to know about it ...

Humble Pie Get Back To Steve's Roots

Interview by Penny Valentine, Sounds, October 1970

HUMBLE PIE have got back to what could ostensibly be called Steve Marriott's roots. Today their musical approach involves a good solid line in basic ...

Humble Pie: Town and Country; As Safe As Yesterday Is; Humble Pie

Review by Metal Mike Saunders, Rolling Stone, November 1970

HUMBLE PIE'S debut album was released only in England. It was called Town and Country and was, for the most part, quiet and basically acoustic ...

Humble Pie: Rock On (A&M)

Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, April 1971

A MASTERFUL album. While it goes without saying this is their best yet, there is a quality in the performance and production here that sets ...

ELP In America

Report and Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, May 1971

BLOOD streaming from his head, a middle-aged man, white, well-dressed, staggered into the headlights of the battered Yellow Cab. The Puerto Rican driver, grinned and ...

Humble Pie: Rock On

Review by Loyd Grossman, Rolling Stone, May 1971

It seems that Humble Pie didn't quite hit the US the right way. ...

Steve Marriott: Humble As Pie

Report and Interview by Jon Tiven, Phonograph Record, September 1971

AFTER A COMPLETELY satisfying set by Humble Pie at the Capitol Theatre, I went backstage for an interview with Steve Marriott, their trebly-talented lead singer, ...

Humble Pie

Profile by Jon Tiven, Spoonful, 1972

I MEAN, just because Humble Pie are the most exciting live band I've ever witnessed in the past seven years, that's no reason for me ...

The New Filling In Humble Pie

Interview by Caroline Boucher, Disc and Music Echo, January 1972

EVERY NOW and again, America latches onto an English band in a big way. Last year it was Elton John, the Faces, and Long John ...

Humble Pie: Smokin' (A&M)

Review by Metal Mike Saunders, Rolling Stone, May 1972

HUMBLE PIE have persevered. Their first record company (Immediate) went out of business, vile-tempered record reviewers slandered their early albums from here to Zanzibar, and ...

Humble Pie: Smokin' (A&M)

Review by Dave Marsh, Creem, July 1972

THERE'S SOMETHING intriguing in the idea that Humble Pie are so thoroughly enjoyable yet refuse so adamantly to yield to any kind of critical insight. ...

Lost And Found — The Tasty Tale of Humble Pie's Softest Slice

Profile and Interview by John Swenson, Circus, December 1972

Once upon a time a raunchy shouter named Steve Marriott used to stand shyly in the wings asking if it was time to go onstage. ...

Humble Pie: Eat It

Review by John Pidgeon, Let It Rock, May 1973

HUMBLE PIE ARE your archetypal underachieves. Every album they lay down a couple of tracks that show what they can really do when they set ...

Humble Pie: Eat It

Review by Jon Tiven, Rolling Stone, May 1973

HUMBLE PIE have always been a changing band, mutating from a Great Hardrocker (As Safe As Yesterday Is) to soft rock (Town & Country), and ...

Humble Pie: Pulling In The Soul Audience

Report and Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, June 1973

THE STORY SO FAR: Steve Marriott, one time leader of pop idols the Small Faces and now boss of "progressive" rock and rollers Humble Pie, ...

Humble Pie: Mooshi Mooshi Humble Pie Rock Me In Osaka

Report by Steven Rosen, Zoo World, August 1973

TOKYO – Tokyo Airport lay hidden beneath gray layers of rain as the specially-chartered "Pie In The Sky" aircraft landed after hours of delays, near-missed ...

Dee Anthony: Dee Works!

Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, February 1974

From doing impersonations of Al Jolson for 20 bucks a night to managing Humble Pie – that's the story of Dee Anthony. He talks to ...

Humble Pie: Thunderbox (A&M)

Review by Gary Sperrazza!, Shakin' Street Gazette, February 1974

FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 1972: 10,000 people rockin' and reelin' with the feelin'. Onstage is Humble Pie, who, by this time, have worked their set into ...

Humble Pie: Smokin'

Review by Jim Esposito, Zoo World, June 1974

IF DETERMINATION has anything whatsoever to do with success, Humble Pie is destined to become one of the major groups of the decade. Since their ...

Humble Pie: Odeon, Birmingham

Live Review by Harry Doherty, Disc and Music Echo, November 1974

FOR SOME bizarre reason, HUMBLE PIE have been finding it particularly hard to gain acceptance in England, despite the fact that they are now a ...

Humble Pie: Steve Marriott's Bad Old Days

Interview by Jim Esposito, Creem, May 1975

STEVE MARRIOTT laid back, looking like a spaced-out leprechaun, a cigarette in one hand and a bottle of Guinness in the other. ...

Humble Pie: Street Rats; Peter Frampton: Frampton (both A&M)

Review by Jim Esposito, Creem, August 1975

FOUR ALBUMS already? Wow. It's been four albums since Peter Frampton was still in Humble Pie. Five albums since Rock On – the only album ...

The Small Faces

Retrospective by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, January 1976

WELL – WHAT do you make of it lads? There's Rodney, jetting round the world with his blonde bombshell, the very lovely Britt Ekland. ...

Steve Marriott: All Or Nothing

Retrospective by Cliff Jones, MOJO, December 1994

The late Steve Marriott was, in his prime, a writer of transcendent English pop songs. He was, to the end, a blues and soul shouter ...

Very ‘Eavy: Remembering Steve Marriott and 'Umble Pie

Retrospective by Paul Gorman, Rock's Backpages, December 2003

IT SEEMS inconceivable now, but Humble Pie were once very, very big, albeit for a short while. In recent years – post-Loaded, post-Britpop, post-lad, post-PC ...

see also Peter Frampton

see also Clydie King

see also Steve Marriott

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