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The band in 1971.

Hookfoot was a British rock band, active from 1969 to 1974.

Formed by Caleb Quaye (guitars, piano and vocals) and three fellow DJM session musicians, Ian Duck (vocals, guitars and harmonica), Roger Pope (drums) and David Glover (bass), the band were also backing musicians for Elton John, appearing together on most of his early recordings for DJM. Fred Gandy (bass - formerly of Bluesology) replaced David Glover, who left after the release of the second album.[1]

Other occasional members of the band were:



  • A Piece Of Pye (1969)
  • Turn the Radio On (1970)
  • Hookfoot (1971)
  • Good Times A' Comin' (1972)
  • Communication (1973)
  • Roarin' (1974)
  • Headlines (1975) (double compilation album including *"So You Wanna Be a Rock 'n' Roll Star" and four unreleased tracks)
  • Hookfoot Live In Memphis (recorded 1972, released 1990)


  • "Way of the Musician" / "Hookfoot" (1969)
  • "Don't Let It Bring You Down" / "Coombe Gallows" (1971)
  • "Sweet Sweet Funky Music" / "The Opener" (1972)
  • "Freedom" / "Heart to Heart Talking" / "Red Man" (1972)
  • "So You Wanna Be a Rock 'n' Roll Star" / "Mr. Money" (1973)


  1. ^ Tobler, John (1992). NME Rock 'N' Roll Years (1st ed.). London: Reed International Books Ltd. p. 240. CN 5585.