|Genres:||Pop / Rock|
|Tags:||pop oldies 60s bubblegum soft rock 70s|
|Decades:||1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s|
White Plains was one of several groups, drawn from a cache of British session singers that enjoyed hit singles during the early 70s. Tony Burrows, Robin Shaw and Pete Nelson were each ex-members of the Flowerpot Men, while the acts line-up was completed by songwriter Roger Greenaway, previously David of David And Jonathan. The newcomer co-wrote White Plains debut hit, My Baby Loves Lovin (1970), with partner Roger Cook, and joined Burrows in the Brotherhood Of Man who enjoyed a contemporaneous UK Top 10 single, United We Stand. Both vocalists then left White Plains to form the Pipkins, while Shaw and Nelson brought in replacement singers for studio and live work. Another Cook And Greenaway composition, Ive Got You On My Mind, took the reshaped unit back into the Top 20, before their cover version of Bobby Shermans US smash hit, Julie Do Ya Love Me?, reached number...