In1967 when Singer/Drummer Phil Wright got together with Bass player CliffFish, little did they realise that by 1974 they would have sold over 30million records with the biggest selling songs in the world of that year whichincluded “Billy Don’t be a Hero”, “The Night Chicago Died”, “The Black-eyedBoys”, “Hitchin’ a Ride 74”, “So What if I Am” and many more.
Internationally“The Night Chicago Died” reached number one across the globe, winning the titleof “Largest Selling Single of 1974 Worldwide”
Recordsales multiplied in Australia, New Zealand,
Canada,Germany and Spain and the albums earned them gold discs in all these countries.
Theytoured extensively until the mid-eighties when musical differences dictated aparting of the ways.
Nowin 2023, Phil Wright, and Cliff Fish the original lead vocalist /drummer andBassist from the 70’s has inducted into the band 2 Giants of the music industry
Phil Hendriks,lead vocal front man/guitarist from Les McKuen’s Bay City Rollers’ fame andDave Major, keyboards, and vocalist extraordinaire, formerly with MarcBolan and T REX to form a truly super group
So,there you have it, four huge talents, two originals and two new guys bringingyou the unique, totally live, authentic seventies sound of PAPER LACE.
Otherhits include I Did What I Did for Maria, sealed with a Kiss and Dreams AreTen a Penny.
This really is a nostalgic evening of songs we allgrew up with, by the original artists we heard do them first!
Mounties - Starz Room
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