Brand New Collection of Rare Music from Tommy Bolin to be Released

Published 10 years ago on July 12, 2013

By Jonathan Graham

Brand New Collection of Rare Music from Tommy Bolin tobe Released -

A brand new collection of rare and previously unreleased tracksfrom Zephyr & Deep Purple guitarist Tommy Bolin will bereleased next month via Cleopatra Records.

The album, entitled Whirlwind, includes music Bolin waspreparing for his third solo album before his untimely deathin 1976 plus  recordings from his jazz-rock projectEnergy. The posthumous release will also feature a mammoth26-minute version of 'Marching Powder,' called Marching Bag, fromhis album Teaser.

According to a press release, "the two-CD/two-vinyl set featuresrare material of Bolin's jazz-rock band ENERGY, an epic 26 minuteversion of 'Marching Powder' (here called 'Marching Bag') from thealbum Teaser as well as songs Bolin was preparing for his thirdsolo album before his untimely death in 1976!"

Bolin, who also worked with the James Gang and the Billy CobhamBand, among many others, died in 1976 from a drugs overdose aged25.

The annual Tommy Bolin Music Festival takes place on August 3 inhis home town of Sioux City, Iowa.


Disc One
Cucumber Jam
Don t Worry Bout Cash (acoustic)
San Francisco River
Gotta Dance (take 2)
Spanish Lover (instrumental)
Sooner Or Later

Disc Two

Red Skies (instrumental)
Way It's Always Been
Sleepwalker (instrumental)
Leave Other People Alone~
Marching Bag (26-minute original)
Wild Dogs (acoustic)
From Another Time


Tommy Bolin - 'Whirlwind'

Tommy Bolin Whirlwind


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