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The albums

The Glitter Band (performer)
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Title
The albums
Performer
The Glitter Band
Publisher
7T's, 2016
4 cd's
Playing time
02:52:44
EAN
5013929056206
CDR
JK212866
Placing suggestion
78 - Pop (NBLC) P - Populaire muziek (Flemish music schema)

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About The Glitter Band

The Glitter Band are a glam rock band from England, who initially worked as Gary Glitter's backing band under that name from 1973, when they then began releasing records of their own. They were unofficially known as the Glittermen on the first four hit singles by Gary Glitter from 1972 to 1973.

The Glitter Band had seven UK Top 20 hit singles in the mid-1970s, and three hit albums.

History

When Gary Glitter's first single "Rock and Roll Parts 1 and 2" became a number 2 hit in the UK, his manager Mike Leander realised that he would need a backing band and contacted John Rossall who was then the musical director of the Boston Showband. With a few changes in personnel, the Boston Showband became the Glittermen, and later The Glitter Band in 1973 who were: John Rossall (trombone and musical director), Gerry Shephard (lead guitar and vocals), Pete Phipps (drums and keyboards), Tony Leonard (drums), …Read more on Wikipedia