How Player’s “Baby Come Back” Was No Overnight Success
September 24, 2019 – Remember please subscribe to our channels and click the bell notification so you won’t miss any of our music news or interviews. Peter Beckett, the co-write and lead singer of “Baby Come Back” by Player was pushing 30 when the band reached #1 on the charts – It would stay there for three weeks in 1978.
Player formed in 1976 featuring Beckett on guitar and vocals, singer/guitarist JC Crowley, who he’d been in the band Riff Raff and later Bandana along with Ronn Moss on bass and vocals and drummer John Friesen.
All they guys had been around before Player but
Remember this Thursday, September 26, 2019 – Ambrosia, John Ford Coley and Peter Beckett the Voice of Player in Dayton, Ohio.
We will have a link to Peter’s site in the description of this video. It’s Peterbeckett-player.com
More from Peter Beckett next week. – by John Beaudin
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