Classic Welsh Single.
Artist : (The) Quicksand.
Title : Passing By / Cobblestones.
Label : Carnaby CN 9600
Country : Italy (1970)
Rare, Italian promo 7” PS featuring the original 5th member Will Youatt (far right on the sleeve).
Originally formed in 1969, they featured Michael “Will” Youatt (bass) (1950-2017), Jimmy Davies (guitar), Jeff Hooper (guitar), Robert Collins (keyboards) and Anthony Stone (drums).This line up recorded one single "Passing By"/"Cobblestones" (both written by Youatt) in 1970. Youatt left to join briefly Piblokto! then Man. Hooper also left and Phil Davies (bass) then joined the band. A second single "Time To Live"/"Empty Street, Empty Heart" was released in 1973 and was soon followed by the album Home Is Where I Belong later that year. The band ceased to exist in 1975 when Davies formed Alkatraz with Youatt.