Comprised of members Carl Barnwell (guitar, vocals), Ray Duffy (drums), Mark Griffiths (guitar), Gordon Huntley (pedal steel guitar), and Andy Leigh (bass, vocals), country rockers Southern Comfort formed in 1970 and issued several releases during the early part of the decade. The group's debut, Frog City, was issued in 1971, which was followed up by both a sophomore self-titled release and Stir Don't Shake in 1972, before the quintet split up. Afterwards, Carl Barnwell went on to form his own group, Ray Duffy played with the pop duo Gallagher & Lyle, while the rest of the members went on to session work. A post-mortem compilation, Distilled, followed in 1976.
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