Miller Anderson

miller2Miller Anderson b. 12 April 1945,

Houston, Renfrewshire, Scotland.

UK-based blues guitarist and singer.

In the formative years of theSwans bird graphics 1960s, before either of them achieved significant success, he worked extensively with Ian Hunter in bands such as The Scenery and At Last The 1958 Rock ‘n’ Roll Show (later called Charlie Woolfe) and is referenced in the title track of Hunter’s 1976 album All American Alien Boy (“well I remember all the good times me and Miller enjoyed, up and down the M1 in some luminous yo-yo toy”). Anderson would later guest on two Hunter solo albums.

miller1Apart from Swans bird graphicspursuing his own solo career, he was a member of, among many others T. Rex, playing second guitar between 1976 – 77.

He made his debut appearance with T Rex in July of 1976 on ‘Top of the Pops’ when they performed ‘I Love to Boogie’ live in the studio. Miller played second guitar and sung backing vocals on the FrenchSwans bird graphics and UK tours and the final T Rex live performance in Sweden. Although an integral part of the touring band he ismiller3 only credited as appearing on one track on the Dandy album (Jason B. Sad). His last appearance with T Rex was a live in the studio version of the single ‘Dandy in the Underworld’ on the childrens’ programme ‘Get It Together’ which was broadcast on the 29th June 1977. Miller left the band to join Donovan for a tour and wasSwans bird graphics ‘thinking of coming back to T Rex’ at the time of Marc’s death

In the Spring of 2016 Miller returned to the studio and in July 2016 released a new album of 12 original tracks ” Through The Mill ”

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