Right Said Fred
|Genres:||Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock|
|Tags:||pop dance 90s british 80s|
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This camp UK pop act comprises the bald pated Fairbrass brothers Richard (22 September 1953, East Grinstead, Sussex, England) and Fred (b. Christopher Abbott Bernard Fairbrass, 2 November 1956, East Grinstead, Sussex, England). Fred, who failed trials for Chelsea and Fulham football clubs, had formerly toured with Bob Dylan and played with Then Jerico in 1989. He had also appeared in Dylans much derided movie, Hearts Of Fire. Lead vocalist Richard was originally a bass player who had served time with several prominent artists. Following their divergent paths, the brothers came together to form their own band in the late 80s. By 1988, they were back in London working as a duo. They eventually met up with collaborator Rob Manzoli (b. 29 January 1954, West London, England), a seasoned session guitarist and a qualified chef. To raise money for their first recording foray, the band had to secure a £100 loan from their bank manager. They lied, stating they...