- When SAHB split up, in 1978, they decided to tour as the Zal Band, recruited The Tubes' vocalist Leroi Jones and 19-year-old Billy Rankin on guitar, who later played with Nazareth. In 1979 Cleminson joined Nazareth and recorded two albums with them, 1979's No Mean City and 1980's Malice in Wonderland.
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In 1979 Cleminson joined Nazareth and recorded two albums with them, 1979's No Mean City and 1980's Malice in Wonderland. He also worked with Tandoori Cassette, who toured (several live recordings exist) and released a single; no album was released. He was a regular guitarist with singer Elkie Brooks on many of her tours throughout the 1980s. He wrote and played on Brooks' album Minutes as well as one track on No More The Fool. Cleminson has also toured with Midge Ure on his Gift World Tour ...
His first band 'Tear Gas' morphed into the backing band for Alex Harvey, and when that band split in 1977, he and other members continued on as The Zal Band, before he joined Nazareth in 1979. After leaving them he sessioned and played live for Elkie Brooks , Midge Ure , Bonnie Tyler , Fish , and Dan McCafferty , as well as leading several of his own projects before he retired in around 2008.
Nazareth announced McCafferty's retirement from the band due to ill health on 28 August 2013, leaving Pete Agnew as the sole remaining original member of the band. On 22 February 2014, it was announced that Scottish singer Linton Osborne was chosen as McCafferty's replacement, with the former singer's blessing.
May 03, 2019 · Image caption, Zal worked as a session guitarist with Bonnie Tyler in the 1980s. After playing with Nazareth in the late 1970s and early '80s, Zal worked as a session guitarist with singer ...
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