|Genres:||Pop / Rock|
|Tags:||classic rock rock 70s pop british|
|Decades:||1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s|
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The formation of 10cc in 1970 represented the birth of a Manchester, England-based supergroup. The line-up - Eric Stewart (20 January 1945, Manchester, England; vocals/guitar), Lol Creme (b. Lawrence Creme, 19 September 1947, Manchester, England; vocals/guitar), Kevin Godley (b. 7 October 1945, Manchester, England; vocals/drums) and Graham Gouldman (b. 10 May 1946, Manchester, England; vocals/guitar) - boasted years of musical experience stretching back to the mid-60s. Stewart was a former member of both Wayne Fontana And The Mindbenders and the Mindbenders; Gouldman had played in the Mockingbirds and written many hits for such artists as Hermans Hermits, the Yardbirds, the Hollies and Jeff Beck; Godley And Creme had worked in various session outfits, including Hotlegs, which spawned 10cc.
After working with Neil Sedaka, the 10cc ensemble launched their own recording career in 1972 on Jonathan Kings UK label with the 50s doo-wop...