Most asked questions
Q: How did the band get it's name?
A: Al Kooper needed a name for the band since he had already booked a gig, He saw a Johnny Cash album called "Blood Sweat & Tears" and the rest is history.
Q. How long was the original band together?
A. Less than a year.
Q.When did the last member from the original band leave?
A. Founding Father Bobby Colomby left in 1977.
Q. Was David Clayton-Thomas an Original member?
A. No David was the second singer (after Al Kooper) and sang all the bands hits.
Q. Was BS&T in the Woodstock film?
A. No, the bands management,not realizing the impact the festival would have on pop culture, refused to allow the film's producer to include BS&T in their movie. The fee offered by producers was a buyout of $7,500.00.
Q. Did BS&T take a helicopter into the festival?
A. No, The band drove in and back out after their performance.
Q. Was any one member responsible for the artistic vision of the band?
A. Yes Bobby Colomby's Jazz background and love for great musicians was key to BS&T's success. Bobby still guides BS&T to this day.
Q. Who picks the musicians today?
A. When a band member leaves the musical director brings in a few choices and the band as a whole decides if he or she is BS&T materiel.
Q. How many Grammy's did BS&T win?
A. BS&T had an amazing 10 nominations and won 3 Grammy's