Deke Leonard’s Iceberg

(Wales 73, 77 – 79)
(Pub Rock)

 

 

 

 

 

Official Pre-79 Releases:

Deke Leonard

Iceberg LP (United Artists, UAS 29464) released 73
Tracks: Razor Blade And Rattlesnake, I Just Can’t Win, Lisa, Nothing Is Happening, Looking For A Man, A Hard Way To Live, Broken Ovation, Jesse, Ten Thousand Takers, The Ghost Of Musket Flat, Crosby (Second Class Citizen Blues), 7171 551

 

Diamond Road 7″ (United Artists, UP 35494) released Feb 73
Tracks: Diamond Road, Turning In Circles

 

Diamond Road 7″ (United Artists, UP 35494 A) released Jun 73, Germany
Tracks: Diamond Road, Turning in Circles

 

 

Diamond Road 7″ (United Artists, UP 35494) released 73, France
Tracks: Diamond Road, Turning in Circles

 

Diamond Road 7″ promo (United Artists, UAXW215-W) released May 73, USA
Tracks: Diamond Road (mono), Diamond Road (stereo)

Nothing Is Happening 7″ (United Artists, UP 35556) Jul 73 unreleased
Tracks: Nothing Is Happening, Sixty Minute Man

 

I Just Can’t Win 7″ (Liberty, LLR 10574) released Jul 73, Japan
Tracks: I Just Can’t Win, Nothing Is Happening

 

Nothing Is Happening 7″ (United Artists, UP 35556) released Jul 73
Tracks: Nothing Is Happening, She’s A Cow

A Hard Way to Live 7″ (United Artists, UP 35556) released Aug 73
Tracks: A Hard Way To Live, The Aching Is So Sweet

 

A Hard Way To Learn 7″ (United Artists, UA 35556 A) released 73, Germany
Tracks: A Hard Way To Learn, The Aching is So Sweet

 

 

A Hard Way To Learn 7″ (United Artists, UP 35556 J) released 73, France
Tracks: A Hard Way To Learn, The Aching is So Sweet

 

A Hard Way to Live 7″ promo (United Artists, UAXW 359W) released Nov 73, USA
Tracks: A Hard Way to Live (mono), A Hard Way to Live (stereo)

Various Artists – Christmas At The Patti 2×10″ LP (United Artists, UDX 205/6) released 73. *as Help Yourself with Deke Leonard & BJ Cole
Tracks: Mona, Eddie Waring

Kamikaze LP (United Artists, UAG 29544) released 74
Tracks: Cool Summer Rain, Jayhawk Special, Sharpened Claws, Taking The Easy Way Out, The Black Gates Of Death, Stacia, Broken Glass And Lime Juice, April The Third, Louisiana Hoedown, In Search Of Sarah And Twenty-Six Horses, The Devil’s Gloves

 

Louisiana Hoedown 7″ (United Artists, UP 35668) released Apr 74
Tracks: Louisiana Hoedown, She’s A Cow

Before Your Very Eyes LP (United Artists, UAG 30240) recorded 77, released 81
Tracks: Someone Is Calling, Fools Like Me, Marlene, Oh, When Am I Coming Back, Get Off The Line, Hiding In The Darkness, Big Hunk Of Love, I Feel Like A Pill, The World Exploded In My Face, What Am I Gonna Do When The Money Runs Out?, Bad Luck

 

Other Pre-79 Recordings;

Deke Leonard’s Iceberg

Golders Green Hippodrome, London 21-3-73
Tracks: Razorblade & Rattlesnake, 7171 551, A Hard Way To Live, In Search Of Sarah And 26 Horses

Deke Leonard

BBC John Peel Session recorded 14-5-73
Tracks: Hard Way To Live, Razor Blade And Rattle Snake, Jayhawk Special, Four Corners Of Hell

BBC John Peel session recorded 26-11-73
Tracks: 7171 511, In Search Of Sarah And 26 Horses, Daugher Of The Fireplace, Eddy Waring

BBC John Peel Session recorded 15-2-78
Tracks: Map Of India, Oh!, Big Hunk Of Love, Dirty Dirty Feelin’

 

Further Information;

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deke_Leonard
http://www.dekeleonard.com/

Line ups:

“Iceberg LP”
Deke Leonard (gtr/voc)
Mike Gibbins
Byron Berline
Tommy Riley
Martin Ace
Beau Adams
+Help Yourself

Iceberg
73
Deke Leonard (gtr/voc)
Brian Breeze (gtr)
Keith Hodge (drms)
Paul Burton (bass)

73
Martin Ace (bass/voc)
Deke Leonard (gtr/voc)
Brian Breeze (gtr)
Keith Hodge (drms)

73
Martin Ace (bass/voc)
Deke Leonard (gtr/voc)
Brian Breeze (gtr)
Dave Charles (drms)

Dec 73
Deke Leonard (gtr/voc)
Brian Breeze (gtr)
Dave Charles (drms)
Ken Whaley (bass)

“Kamikaze LP”
c73/74
Deke Leonard (gtr/voc)
Martin Ace (bass)
Dave Charles (drms)
Brian Breeze (gtr)
Keith Hodge (drms)
Tommy Riley (drms)
Terry Williams (drms)
Mickey Jones (gtr)
Ken Whaley (bass)

“Before Your Very Eyes LP”
77
Deke Leonard (gtr/voc)
Martin Ace (bass)
Terry Williams (drms)

Iceberg
77 –
Deke Leonard (gtr/voc)
Lincoln Carr (bass)
Terry Williams (drms)

77/78
Deke Leonard (gtr/voc)
Richard Treece (gtr/bass)
BJ Cole (gtr)
Reg Isadore (drms)

78
Deke Leonard (gtr/voc)
Howard Hughes (keyb)
Anthony Stone (drms)

Deke Leonard is ex-Lucifer & the Corncrackers (62), Jets, Blackjacks, Smokeless Zone, Dream, Byestanders, Man, Help Yourself, later in Man, Tyla Gang (77), Larry Wallis‘s band, Quicksilver Messenger Service
Brian Breeze, Keith Hodge are ex-Corncrackers
Martin Ace is ex-Jets, Corncrackers, Man
Mike Gibbins is also in Badfinger
Byron Berline is also in Flying Burrito Brothers
Paul Burton, Ken Whaley, Richard Treece, BJ Cole are ex-Help Yourself
Ken Whaley later in Man
Terry Williams is ex-Commancheros, The Smokeless Zone, Dream, Plum Crazy, Love Sculpture, Man, Dodgers, later in Rockpile, also in Celia & the Mutations, later in Dire Straits, Motors, Larry Wallis’s Psychedelic Rowdies, Nick Lowe’s band
Tom Riley, Lincoln Carr are later in Memphis Bend

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