Graham Bonnet is considered one of the finest Rock
vocalists of his generation. Beginning his career in the
sixties Graham was one half of the pop duo The Marbles
who scored a worldwide hit single with the Bee Gees
written song Only One Woman.
Following on from the Marbles Graham embarked on a
solo career in the seventies and was one of the first
signings to former Beatle Ringo Starr's record label Ringo
records. Following one self titled album Graham was
approached to replace Ronnie James Dio in Rainbow.
Graham featured on the album Down To Earth and also
the hit singles Since You've Been Gone and All Night Long
before he left Rainbow in late 1980 following Rainbow's
performance at the first Monsters of Rock festival at
Graham then recorded his third solo album Line Up which
featured many guest artists such as Cozy Powell and Micky
Moody. The album also spawned the hit single Night Games
which became a staple of Rock radio stations worldwide.
Following the release of Line Up Graham then joined the
Michael Schenker Group recording just one album entitled
Assault Attack and the hit single Dancer.
Graham then formed his own American based rock band
Alcatrazz with whom he would record three studio albums
and a live album. Graham left Alcatrazz in 1987 when the
band folded and he picked up his solo career once more
which has continued to this day.
The Day I Went Mad was originally recorded and released
in 1999 in Japan and includes performances from a wealth
of special guests including g Slash, Vivian Campbell, Danny
Johnson, Bruce Kulick, Tim Bogert, Tony Franklin and Kevin
Valentine. The album also includes the tracks, The day I
Went Mad, Oh Darling, This Day, Flying Not Falling and Spiked.