Camel ~ "HEROES"
Created Oct 2004
We at Rajaz would like to sincerely thank all those people who graciously agreed to participate in this very special Camel feature - that celebrates their own very unique and personal memories of their time with Camel - we really appreciate all their valuable input and hope that, like us, you savour these "Reflections" and in turn treasure your own very many happy Camel memories...ENJOY!
This feature was researched by Shane "Camel" Carlson

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Camel ~ Profile
Born: 17 May 1949, England
Camel Dates:
1971 - Present (Guitars, Vocals)
Other Bands: The Phantom Four, Brew.
Born: 20 September 1952
Camel Dates:
1971 - 1982 (Drums)
Other Bands: Brew, Marillion, John's Children, Caravan of Dreams, Bevis Frond
Born: 23 December, South London
Camel Dates:1981 - 1982 "End Peace" co-written with Andy Latimer - played Marimba on track
Other Bands: The Spiders, Anon, Genesis
Born: ?
Camel Dates:1984, Concept video work for Pressure Points
Other Work: Link to Bruno's Credit List
Born: 4 May 1951, London, England
Camel Dates: 1979 - Present (Bass and Vocals)
Other Bands: 3 Mustaphas 3, Sabah Habas, Mustapha, Jugala Allstars
Born: August 4th, 1937
Camel Dates: 1975, orchestral arrangements for Camel's most successful album, music inspired by The Snow Goose. Also conducted the The Royal Symphony Orchestra at the albums live performance at London's Royal Albert Hall.
Other Recordings: Own recordings...PLUS...Kevin Ayers, Roy Harper, Edgar Broughton Band, Mike Oldfield, Alan White, Jeff Wayne, Elvis Costello, ABC, Madness, Billy Bragg...the list is endless!
Born: ?
Camel Dates:
1997 - Present (Camel's Video Producer)
Other Work: Producer/Director of five dozen documentaries including the making of Mel Gibson's The Passion; Producer/Composer of several CD's and songs for theatrical films including The Joyriders.
Born: 29 October 1949, Edinburgh, Scotland
Camel Dates:1982 - 1983 (Bass and Vocals)
Other Bands: Pilot, Alan Parsons Project, Keats
Born: 27 January 1972, Scotland
Camel Dates: 1997 - 1999 (Drums)
Other Bands: Fish, Deacon Blue
Born: 5 July 1971, Canada
Camel Dates: 2000 - Present (Drums)
Other Bands: Tokyo Rose, Stone Soul Picnic, Steve Groves Trio, Spyral Jones
Born: 1950, UK
Camel Dates:
1979 - 81, Keyboards (Nude)
Other Bands: Alan Parsons Projects, Budgie, 10cc, Current band RE’UNION
Born: 16 October 1960, Canada
Camel Dates: 2000 - 2002 (Keyboards and Vocals)
Other Bands: Nathan Mahl
Born: 11 March 1948
Camel Dates: 1978-1981 (Piano, Keyboards)
Other Bands: Caravan 75 78 & 02-now ,Gary Moore Band , National Head Band, Thin Lizzy (Vagabonds)
Born: ?
Camel Dates:1990 & 1995 (Drums - Dust and Dreams & Harbour of Tears)
Other Bands: Currently managing and plays for The Fundamentals
Born: 1953, Virginia USA
Camel Dates:1979 - 1983 (Keyboards)
Other Bands: Happy the Man, Tone Ghost Ether
Born: ?
Camel Dates: Many tours - ie Breathless, Dust and Dreams etc etc etc
Other Bands: Tour Manager or Production Manager for King Crimson, Toto, Lou Reed, The Pretenders and many more ….

Born: 23 Oct. 1955 in Coatbridge, Scotland
Camel Dates: 1991 - 1996 (Vocals - Dust and Dreams and Harbour of Tears)
Other Recordings: 6 solo Albums and 1 as lead singer of Contraband.
Scritti Politti, Ultravox, Ian Dury, ABC, Pete Townsend, Chris Rea, Manic Street Preachers, Blur, Tears for Fears, Sting, Wet Wet Wet, Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Rick Astley, Kylie Minogue, Westlife, Ronan Keating, etc. etc. too many to think of plus numerous film soundtracks and TV series

Born: ?
Camel Dates: Designed and illustrated album/cd covers & posters for Camel since 1978
Other Work: Graphic and conceptual illustration for many magazines.
Commissions illustrating food and still life subjects. Illustrated maps for guide books and magazines.
Born: 18 March 1949,: Nottinghamshire, England
Camel Dates: Co-producer of Camel's 1978 album "Breathless"
Other Work: Initially known for his work with new wave and punk bands like Magazine, Public Image Ltd, Penetration and The Ruts. Had huge success as a record producer throughout the 1980's with bands like The Waterboys, Furniture, The Wonderstuff and also has a 25 year history with Van Morrison.
Born: 31 January 1959, Derbyshire, England
Camel Dates: 1992 - 1996 (Keyboards)
Other Bands: Mike Oldfield, Fish, Paul Young, Art Garfunkel, The Rutles, Kiki Dee, Renaissance, Joan Armatrading, Imagination, Breathe, Buck's Fizz, Bill Nelson, Peter Green
Born: 1957 in Marin County, California
Camel Dates: 1990 -1999 Worked closely with CAMEL PRODUCTIONS for nearly ten years as they developed their independent label; setting up the recording studio and office systems, production work and performance on several albums plus preparation for touring (transcribing parts, programming synths)
Other Bands: Western Edge, Funky Jam Band, Board of Directors
Other Productions: Panton Music Library, Sounds of San Gregorio series
Born: 30 January 1951, Chiswick, London
Camel Dates: 1979 (Percussion on the album - I Can See Your House From Here)
Other Bands: Brand X, Genesis and his Solo work plus working with many other bands.

Born: 6 June 1948, Canterbury, Kent, England
Camel Dates: 1977 - 1978 (Bass and Vocals)
Other Bands: Caravan, Hatfield and the North, Richard Sinclair's Caravan of Dreams

Born: ?
Camel Dates: 1979 (The producer for the album "I Can See Your House From Here" )
Other Productions: Various artists including, Tina Turner, Howard Jones, Chris De Burgh and Rush.
Born: ?
Camel Dates: 2003 - Played keyboads on the Farewell Tour in the USA
Other Bands: Spiraling
Born: 6 August 1952, Hilversum, Holland
Camel Dates: 1984 - 1991 and present (Keyboards)
Other Bands: Kayak, Earth & Fire, also involved in projects with ballets, musicals and plays.