The Sanford/Townsend Band


The Sanford-Townsend Band was a rock group from Alabama formed by Ed Sanford and Johnny Townsend. This band is best remembered for the 1977 Top 10 hit, "Smoke From A Distant Fire."

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • Smoke From A Distant Fire (1977)

Pop charts debut year: 1977

Years active: 1974-1980

Genres: Pop rock, blue-eyed soul

Labels: Warner Bros.


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