Rastus Ravel on Radio Northsea International

by Heatwave



Sunday 1st March 2015, DJ Dave Nicholas aired 'Rastus Ravel (Is A mean Old Man)' on Radio Northsea International, London, UK ...



released March 1, 2015
John Fellows : bass / vocals, Richard Steen : lead guitar / vocals, Terry Shea : rhythm guitar / vocals, Martin Samuel : drums / percussion, Peter Allatt : lead vocals / percussion, Rick Wakeman : piano, Doris Troy : backing vocals.

Written by John Edward and originally released by Larry Page on Penny Farthing Records.



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Heatwave UK

Heatwave released the Penny Farthing Records single, PEN 738, in London 2nd November 1970.

'Sister Simon (Funny Man)', the A-side, received frequent BBC Radio airplay while 'Rastus Ravel (Is A Mean Old Man'), the funky B-side, is still popular in the clubs.

In addition to a solid dance beat and tight vocal harmonies, the group was known for its pyrotechnic display ~ fire-eating by Martin.
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