Showaddywaddy

Formed 1973, Leicester, UK. Discovered on the ITV talent show 'New Faces'.
Label: Bell
Musicians: Dave Bartram (vcls); Billy Gask (vcls); Russ Fields (gtr); Trevor Oakes (gtr); Rod Teas (bs); Al James (bs); Romeo Challenger (drms); Malcolm 'The Duke' Allured (drms)
Producers: Mike Hurst
Writers: Showaddywaddy
BELL 1357 Hey Rock And Roll 11 May 1974 44-23-6-3-2-3-4-5-11-16-22-34-43-46 Pts: 340
BELLS 248 Showaddywaddy LP 23 Nov 1974 12-13-17-16-17-15 Pts: 32
    11 Jan 1975 22-18-31-24-30-32-24-36-34-49-45-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-47-xx-57-xx-44 Pts: 45
Writers: Eddie Cochran
BELL 1426 Three Steps To Heaven 10 May 1975 50-13-3-3-2-3-3-7-12-25-38 Pts: 327
    Original: Eddie Cochran (Jun 1960)  
BELLS 256 Step Two LP 28 Jun 1975 29-7-7-9-11-16-20-21-36-27-30-39-32-32-35-45 Pts: 74
Producers: Mike Hurst
Writers: Bob Montgomery/Norman Petty
BELL 1450 Heartbeat 30 Aug 1975 29-13-7-7-7-16-23 Pts: 143
    Original: Buddy Holly (1959)  
Writers: Tommy Boyce/Curtis Lee
BELL 1495 Under The Moon Of Love 30 Oct 1976 36-19-3-2-1-1-1-2-2-2 Pts: 527
    Original: Curtis Lee; sales: 985000  
    15 Jan 1977 12-11-24-34 Pts: 63
Label: Arista
ARTV 1 Showaddywaddy's Greatest Hits LP 11 Dec 1976 15-10-4-7 Pts: 33
    15 Jan 1977 8-7-7-16-22-38-32-34-35-26-21-27-22-23-34-29-32-45-xx-xx-48 Pts: 82
    14 Jan 1978 52 Pts: 2
Writers: Paul Evans/Jack Reardon
ARISTA 91 When 26 Feb 1977 50-19-6-4-4-3-4-6-18-31-35 Pts: 271
    Original: Kalin Twins (Jul 1958)  
Writers: Gwen Gordy/Raquel Davis/Berry Gordy Jr
ARISTA 126 You Got What It Takes 16 Jul 1977 50-15-9-3-2-3-4-12-16-33 Pts: 279
    Original: Marv Johnson (Mar 1960)  
Writers: Kal Mann/Dave Appell
ARISTA 149 Dancin' Party 29 Oct 1977 41-17-8-4-6-4-7-12-13-15 Pts: 243
    Original: Chubby Checker (Sep 1962)  
Producers: Showaddywaddy
Writers: Ricardo Weeks/Melvin Anderson
ARIST 174 I Wonder Why 11 Mar 1978 51-25-14-5-2-3-3-7-15-29-50-71 Pts: 278
    Original: Dion & The Belmonts (May 1958)  
Writers: Bert Berns
ARISTA 191 A Little Bit Of Soap 17 Jun 1978 72-25-11-8-5-7-7-14-28-41-61-75 Pts: 190
    Original: Jarmels (1961)  
Producers:
Writers: Tommy Boyce/Curtis Lee
ARIST 222 Pretty Little Angel Eyes 28 Oct 1978 28-16-7-5-6-14-14-29-34-39 Pts: 183
    Original: Curtis Lee (Jul 1961)  
    13 Jan 1979 72 Pts: 1
ARTV 1 Greatest Hits 1976-1978 LP 25 Nov 1978 61-17-4-2-1-1 Pts: 83
    13 Jan 1979 4-13-15-20-32-40-63-60-52-xx-xx-xx-xx-72 Pts: 39
ARTV 3 Crepes And Drapes LP 3 Nov 1979 75-37-40-19-8-8-16-16-15 Pts: 43
    12 Jan 1980 45-63-48-64 Pts: 7

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