Cactus / One Way or Another [Import]
(United Kingdom - Import, 2PC)
Digitally remastered two CD set containing the first two albums from the short-lived Hard Rock band. Formed in 1969 by former members of Vanilla Fudge - Tim Bogert and Carmine Appice - Cactus released their self-titled debut on the Atco label in 1970. Although originally slated to feature Rod Stewart and Jeff Beck, the line-up would be cemented by Jim McCarty on guitar and Rusty Day on vocals and harmonica. Releasing their second LP in 1971, One Way... Or Another was recorded at Jimi Hendrix's Electric Lady Studios in New York, and also includes two classic covers. With remastered audio, and four bonus tracks, this set features liner notes from Classic Rock's Malcolm Dome based on recent interviews with founder member Carmine Appice. Cactus are currently touring with a line-up of Jim McCarty, Carmine Appice, Jimmy Kunes, Pete Bremy and Randy Pratt.