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Swansea’s Pete Ham is an unsung hero of British pop music. With his band, Badfinger, he wrote the international smash hit single ‘Without You’, but the talented songwriter died tragically young. The Badfinger story is the stuff of legend. The first band to sign to the Beatles’ Apple label, they seemed to be heading for financial and creative success. How did it all go wrong? Featuring revealing and emotional interviews with the people closest to them, this is a celebration of the creative talent of Pete Ham and his band, Badfinger. BBC link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03l4rvb

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Wingspan is a 2001 made-for-television documentary film about Paul McCartney’s musical career, after The Beatles split up, with his second band, Wings.

Produced by the McCartneys’ MPL Communications, it was broadcast around the world to accompany the contemporary release of a 2-disc retrospective collection from McCartney’s solo career, titled Wingspan: Hits and History. An accompanying book, also titled Wingspan, based upon the documentary’s script as edited by Beatles’ historian Mark Lewisohn, was published in 2002. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wingspan_%28film%29

(C) 1992 Geffen Records

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Today in 1988, Cinderella released “Long Cold Winter” which featured the single “Don’t Know What You Got (Till It’s Gone)”. Read more at Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long_Cold_Winter

Happy Tuesday 🙂

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The Rolling Stones “Exile On Main St.” was released today in 1972. Read more about this classic album at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exile_on_Main_St.

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This Day In Album History 05/11/1970 – Woodstock: Music From The Motion Picture was released.

Wikipedia: Woodstock: Music From the Motion Picture