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Andy Mackay

Andy Mackay
Born: Jul 23, 1946 in London, England
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Biography: Andy Mackay (saxophone, oboe) is the forgotten member of Roxy Music. Although he helped compose a number of the group's songs -- including "Love Is the Drug," one of their biggest hits -- Mackay's contributions to Roxy Music are usually neglected, overshadowed by the dominating presence of vocalist ...Read full biography
Resolving Contradictions
Released: 1978
Label: Blueprint
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For his second solo album, Andy Mackay enlisted the assistance of two of his Roxy Music friends (Phil Manzanera and Paul Thompson), and following a visit to China in 1978 he recorded this "tribute" to ...Read full review
Christmas
Released: 1989
Label: Rykodisc
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Led by ex-Roxy Music art-rockers Phil Manzanera and Andy Mackay, the Players run through over 30 traditional Christmas carols, all arranged for acoustic instruments. ~ Steve Huey, Rovi ...Read full review
More Andy Mackay albums: Main Albums (3)
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