Personalities | Cheap Trick | Seventies | Rock
(Vocal/instrumental group, 1974–present)
Power-pop quartet from Rockford, Illinois, featuring wacky guitarist Rick Nielsen who were weaned on British Invasion bands. Live album Cheap Trick At Budokan translated their Japanese success (they were regarded as the American Beatles) to home sales in 1979 and spawned hit ‘I Want You To Want Me’. Follow-up album Dream Police (1979) also made the Top 10, but their star faded somewhat thereafter as the wackiness faded. Recorded theme for TV’s That ‘70s Show, ‘In The Street’, while band members featured in sessions for John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Double Fantasy (1980).
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