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Canned Heat
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Group Members Larry "The Mole" Taylor
Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra
Harvey "The Snake" Mandel
Dale Spalding
Past Group Members See former members section
Music Genre (Text) Blues rock
boogie rock
Origin Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Year(s) Active 1965–present
Record Label Liberty
Ruf
United Artists
Rhino
Official Websites cannedheatmusic.com
Associated Acts John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers
John Lee Hooker
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Canned Heat is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1965. The group has been noted for its interpretations of blues material and for its efforts to promote interest in this type of music and its original artists. It was launched by two blues enthusiasts, Alan Wilson and Bob Hite, who took the name from Tommy Johnson's 1928 "Canned Heat Blues", a song about an alcoholic who had desperately turned to drinking Sterno, generically called "canned heat". After appearances at the Monterey and Woodstock festivals at the end of the 1960s, the band acquired worldwide fame with a lineup consisting of Bob Hite (vocals), Alan Wilson (guitar, harmonica and vocals), Henry Vestine and later Harvey Mandel (lead guitar), Larry Taylor (bass), and Adolfo de la Parra (drums).

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RankTitleYear*
1 On The Road Again 2015
2 Let's Work Together 2015
3 Amphetamine Annie 2015
4 Rollin' And Tumblin'
5 Fried Hockey Boogie 1968
6 Bullfrog Blues 1967
7 Time Was 2015
8 Dust My Broom 1971
9 Goin' Up The Country 1998
10 Same All Over 1969
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)

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