This Wheels On Fire

This Wheel’s On Fire

The Brian Auger Trinity were a regular act at the original Twisted Wheel on Brazennose Street, Manchester who was responsible for nurturing several performers who went on to become very successful.
The Brian Auger Trinity were a regular act at the original Twisted Wheel on Brazennose Street, Manchester. Brian Auger was responsible for nurturing several performers who went on to become very successful including Rod Stewart, Long John Baldry and Julie Driscoll.

Brian Auger and Julie Driscoll

He was a talented pianist turned organist who crossed over from jazz to blues and R and B in the early sixties.

His Trinity became Steampacket in 1965 and This Wheel’s On Fire (written by Bob Dylan and Rick Danko and originally recorded by The Band) which featured Julie Driscoll’s vocals is still often heard today. Also the song was used as the intro and titles sequence for the BBC TV comedy show Absolutely Fabulous.

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