HUMAN INSTINCT Black Sally (Dennis Wilson)
New Zealand 1970
Single on Pye (NZ). Label shows Human Instinct, sleeve showsTheHuman Instinct as do the labels on their British singles.
In 1966 successful New Zealand band Four Fours tried their luck in London, changing their name to Human Instinct on the ship over. After acquiring management in Britain, they toured extensively and recorded for British labels Mercury and Deram.
Drummer-vocalist Maurice Greerreturned to New Zealand after a couple of years and re-formed the band, bringing in guitar legend Billy TK (Billy Tekahika). After another visit to London, Human Instinct released three NZ albums 1969-71 with Billy TK on Guitar. Black Sally was one of two singles from the second, Stoned Guitar (1970).
MECCA Black Sally (Dennis Wilson)
Single on Festival by Sydney rock group that featured the notable guitarist Dennis Wilson, also a singer, songwriter and session musician who had been in several bands including Powerpact, the band that grew into Mecca (1968-70). After Mecca, Wilson and Mecca's bassist Bob Daisley joined with other established musicians to form Kahvas Jute, a highly-regarded progressive rock band.
Wilson went on to a diverse and distinguished career over several decades, and Daisley has worked with Ozzie Osbourne and other international rock stars.