Mike Hugg – The Solo Recordings (Umbrella)

Manfred Mann wasn’t just another 1960s pop band, you know. For all their adolescent appeal, with melodic ballads such as Pretty Flamingo and Mighty Quinn, and breathlessly energetic rockers like 5-4-3-2-1, they had talent oozing out of every pore. Original guitarist Mike Vickers is a multi-instrumentalist who also plays sax and flute, and his replacement..