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(bass) and Kevin Godley (drums) wrote, sang and produced four albums of inventive pop/rock from 1973–76. Their 1975 No. 1 ‘I’m Not In Love’ was also a Stateside smash. 10cc split in two in 1976 with Gouldman and Stewart retaining the name whilst Godley and Creme recorded as a duo, later becoming sought-after video directors. Styles & Forms | ...

Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley
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Sweet Sixteen’ and 1962’s US No. 1, ‘Breaking Up Is Hard To Do’. The early 1970s saw a Sedaka renaissance when he made two albums with what would become 10cc, followed with another US No. 1, ‘Laughter In The Rain’ (1974). 1975 brought a third US chart-topper, ‘Bad Blood’. Sedaka and Greenfield also wrote ‘Is This The ...

Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley
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disappointing follow-up, Adventure (1978). Television reformed in 1992 for a third, eponymous album and have performed together occasionally since. Styles & Forms | Seventies | Rock Personalities | 10cc | Seventies | Rock ...

Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley
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The definitive American punk rock group, The Ramones, were formed in 1974 in Forest Hills, New York, by high school friends Joey Ramone (born Jeffrey Hyman, 1951–2001), Johnny Ramone (born John Cummings, 1951–2004), Dee Dee Ramone (born Douglas Colvin, 1952–2002) and Tommy Ramone (born Tom Erdelyi, 29 January 1952). Gabba Gabba Hey They ...

Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley
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of a US breakthrough with 1965’s million-selling ‘Game Of Love’. With the comparative failure of subsequent releases came a rancorous parting of singer and backing combo. The Mindbenders (with future 10cc mainstay Eric Stewart on lead vocal) made the most immediate impact with 1966’s ‘Groovy Kind Of Love’ while Fontana notched up his biggest solo hit with ‘Pamela Pamela’ that same ...

Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley
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, who continue to manage to translate reggae to a mainstream audience. Jamaican music has had a great influence on the pop scene on both sides of the Atlantic. Beyond 10cc and The Police are the British 2-Tone bands – The Selector, The Specials, The Beat and Madness – all punkified ska revivalists, while in the US ska ...

Source: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Music, general editor Paul Du Noyer
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short of returning the band to their punk roots. Instead, The Ramones developed a sound that was condemned by singer Joey Ramone as too slick. The producer was former 10cc man Graham Gouldman, whose brief from the record company was to give The Ramones a more radio-friendly heavy metal sheen. There were no covers, the songs were all ...

Source: Punk: The Brutal Truth, by Hugh Fielder and Mike Gent
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a company, Ten-Tenths, to hire them out for photoshoots and films to keep them in petrol. Mason also established a company with Rick Fenn, keyboard player for 10cc, to provide music for TV commercials and films. Their 1985 album, Profiles, was a neat musical summation of potential instrumental themes and included the single ‘Lie For ...

Source: Pink Floyd Revealed, by Ian Shirley
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