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Thunderbox is the seventh studio album by English hard rock group Humble Pie, released in 1974. It reached number 52 on the US Billboard 200 album chart. The planned UK release was cancelled.
Twelve songs appear, seven of them covers, including "Grooving With Jesus" originally released by The Violinaires; Ann Peebles song "I Can't Stand the Rain" once referred to by John Lennon as the perfect single; "Anna (Go to Him)" originally written and performed by Arthur Alexander and recorded by The Beatles on their first album; and "Oh La-De-Da" by The Staple Singers.
The word Thunderbox is a seventeenth century slang word for the toilet,which gives an example of Humble Pie's sense of humour. The cover shows a keyhole through which a woman can be seen sitting on a toilet.
|15 February 1974||Orlando||United States|
|16 February 1974||Miami||Miami Stadium|
|17 February 1974||Tampa||Curtis Hixon Convention Hall|
|19 February 1974||Mobile|
|21 February 1974||Hampton||Hampton Coliseum|
|22 February 1974||Richmond||Robins Centre|
|24 February 1974||Baltimore||Baltimore Civic Centre|
|25 February 1974||Toledo||Toledo Sports Arena|
|26 February 1974||Kalamazoo||Miller Auditorium|
|27 February 1974||St Louis||Kiel Auditorium|
|1 March 1974||Terre Haute||Hulman Centre|
|3 March 1974||Knoxville|
|4 March 1974||Chattanooga||Memorial Auditorium|
|6 March 1974||Uniondale||Nassau Coliseum|
|8 March 1974||Hershey||Hersheypark Arena|
|9 March 1974||Binghamton||Memorial Arena|
|10 March 1974||Utica||Memorial Auditorium|
|11 March 1974||Boston||Boston Music Hall|
|13 March 1974||Buffalo||Memorial Auditorium|
|14 March 1974||Flint||IMA Auditorium|
|15 March 1974||Louisville||Convention Center|
|17 March 1974||Columbia||University Auditorium|
|18 March 1974||Atlanta||The Omni|
|22 March 1974||Memphis||Ellis Auditorium|
|18 May 1974||London||United Kingdom||Charlton Football Ground|
|6 June 1974||London||Rainbow Theatre|
|6 July 1974||Buxton||Booth Farm|
|16 August 1974||Bilzen||Belgium||Dell|
|20 September 1974||Bracknell||United Kingdom||Sports Centre|
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