SHOWADDYWADDY CELEBRATE 45TH ANNIVERSARY WITH RELEASE OF
SHOWADDYWADDY: GOLD AS 3 CD AND GOLD VINYL SETS

SHOWADDYWADDY, the group that had more hits in the 1970s than any other act, celebrates the 45th Anniversary of their debut hit single Hey Rock And Roll on 19th April 2019 with the release of SHOWADDYWADDY: GOLD on the Crimson label.

Released in two formats - as a 3CD set featuring 61 tracks including all the band’s 23 Top 40 hits, alongside album and concert favourites and as a 16 track LP, pressed on heavyweight Gold colour vinyl which includes the band’s best-known hits amongst which are nine Top Ten singles and their number one million seller Under The Moon Of Love.

SHOWADDYWADDY were formed in 1973 in Leicester from two groups – Choise and Golden Hammers. Choise comprising Dave Bartram, Trevor Oakes, Al James and Romeo Challenger wrote and performed original material along with a few covers – some of their original material was performed by SHOWADDYWADDY. The Hammers, a covers band, consisted of Buddy Gask, Russ Field, Rod Deas and Malcolm Allured.

In 1973 the band were asked if they wanted to be on New Faces, a TV talent show. They won one programme in the series and were runners up in the All Winners’ Final, which was broadcast just before New Year’s Eve 1973. Record companies raced to sign them, but they had already done a deal with Bell Records, the home of the Bay City Rollers and Gary Glitter.

Their first single Hey Rock And Roll was released on 19 April 1974 and reached number two in the UK charts. SHOWADDYWADDY then hit the UK charts another 22 times until late 1982. These included 10 Top Ten singles and one number one racking up a total of 2009 weeks on the singles chart – making them one of the most successful single groups of all time.

Various line ups of the band have continued to tour over the years although five of the original eight members remained in the band until 2008.

Now 45 years on, fans can celebrate the band tagged as “the hardest working band in the music industry” with the release on 19 April 2019 of SHOWADDYWADDY: GOLD

CD1
1. Under The Moon Of Love #1
2. Hey Rock And Roll #2
3. Sea Cruise
4. I Wonder Why #2
5. Sweet Georgia
6. I Wanna Take You Home
7. The Party
8. You Got What It Takes #2
9. That’s Alright With Me
10. Lookin’ Back
11. Good Times
12. Trocadero #32
13. (You’ve Got) Personality
14. Paint Your Picture
15. That’s Rock & Roll
16. Pretty Little Angel Eyes #5
17. You Will Lose Your Love Tomorrow
18. Chain Gang
19. Shake
20. Three Steps To Heaven #2

CD2
1. Dancin’ Party #4
2. Remember Then #17
3. Rollercoaster
4. Gypsy Rose-Lee
5. A Little Bit Of Soap #5
6. I Appreciate The Job
7. Sing On Louise
8. I Want You To Be My Girl
9. Who Put The Bomp (In The Bomp-A-Bomp-A-Bomp)? #37
10. Rock & Roll Music
11. In Above Your Head
12. Weekend
13. Heavenly #34
14. One Of These Days
15. Go Johnny Go
16. Sweet Music #14
17. Pretty Little One
18. Swansong
19. Always & Ever
20. Sweet Little Rock ‘N’ Roller #15

CD3
1. When #3
2. Multiplication #39
3. Blue Jean Baby
4. Cutie
5. Old Habits Die Hard
6. Johnny Remember Me
7. A Night At Daddy Gee’s #39
8. (You’re My) Soul And Inspiration
9. Record Machine
10. Heartbeat #7
11. Lost
12. Why Do Lovers Break Each Other’s Hearts? #22
13. Feelin’
14. Rock ‘N’ Roll Lady #15
15. Then Came You
16. Goody Goody
17. Blue Moon #32
18. Foolin’ Around With My Heart
19. Footsteps #31
20. I Can Do It
Bonus Track
21. Hey Mister Christmas #13

GOLD Vinyl Album
SIDE ONE
1. Under The Moon Of Love #1
2. You Got What It Takes #2
3. Hey Rock And Roll #2
4. Pretty Little Angel Eyes #5
5. Remember Then #17
6. Sweet Little Rock ‘N’ Roller #15
7. A Little Bit Of Soap #5
8. Why Do Lovers Break Each Other’s Hearts? #22

SIDE TWO
1. Heartbeat #7
2. Three Steps To Heaven #2
3. Dancin’ Party #4
4. When #3
5. Sweet Music #14
6. Rock ‘N’ Roll Lady #15
7. I Wonder Why #2
8. Hey Mister Christmas #13

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