What song is traffic famous for?

What song is traffic famous for?

‘Rock & Roll Stew’ This slinky blues number is the only cut on our list of the Top 10 Traffic Songs to feature percussionist Jim Capaldi on lead vocals.

What was traffic’s biggest hit?

The top 10 best Traffic songs

  • 7) Medicated Goo (Last Exit, 1969)
  • 6) Paper Sun (single, 1967)
  • 5) Feelin’ Alright? (Traffic, 1968)
  • 4) John Barleycorn (John Barleycorn Must Die, 1970)
  • 3) Dear Mr.
  • 2) Empty Pages (John Barleycorn Must Die, 1970)
  • 1) The Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys (The Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys, 1971)

Why is Traffic called Traffic?

Etymology. From Middle French trafique, traffique (“traffic”), from Italian traffico (“traffic”) from trafficare (“to carry on trade”).

Why did Traffic break up?

Further Traffic albums were released in the early 1970s and were big sellers, particularly in America where the group had a huge following, but by 1974, Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi and Chris Wood were all concentrating on solo careers. Chris Wood died from liver disease in July of 1983 at only 39 years of age.

Did Eric Clapton play with Traffic?

A compilation entitled The Best Of Traffic was also released. Meanwhile Steve Winwood teamed up with legendary guitarist Eric Clapton and drummer Ginger Baker and along with bass player Rick Grech, formed the much publicized and short lived “supergroup” Blind Faith.

Who wrote Dear Mr Fantasy?

Jim CapaldiDear Mr. Fantasy / Lyricist

How do you say traffic?

Break ‘traffic’ down into sounds: [TRAF] + [IK] – say it out loud and exaggerate the sounds until you can consistently produce them.

What is traffic slang for?

Illegal trade or exchange of goods, often drugs. Etymology: From trafic, tráfico, traffico. trafficnoun. Exchange or flux of information, messages or data, as in a computer or telephone network. Etymology: From trafic, tráfico, traffico.

Who played sax in Traffic?

Chris Wood
The late Chris Wood, born on June 24, 1944, will always be best known as a founding member of Traffic. But his talents as a flute, saxophone and keyboard player, and sometime writer, were also much employed in numerous other settings.

Why was Rebop fired from Traffic?

Rebop was fired during the album sessions for his erratic stage behavior, which included falling asleep on stage and insisting on singing. He appears on two tracks on WTEF as well as the aforementioned Chris Wood recording.

Who played drums for Traffic?

Jim Capaldi
Walfredo Reyes Jr.