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"Charlie" was a British rock band that formed in 1971 by Terry Thomas.

Original members included:

*John Anderson, Backing Vocals & Bass

*Steve Gadd, Drums

*Martin Smith, Backing Vocals & Guitar

*Terry Thomas, Lead Vocals & Guitar

Briefly called "Charlie Cuckoo" (after a racehorse), it soon began work as "Charlie".

After a couple of early singles and albums, the band finally had a hit in 1978 with "She Loves to Be In Love," which reached the Top 50 in the United States.

Julian Colbeck departed in 1980 amid some turmoil. He writes, "Finally, the touring band line-up of Terry Thomas, John Anderson, Eugene Organ, Steve Gadd, and myself ceased operations once Arista refused to release "Here Comes Trouble", and our caring, sharing management company immediately cut off all our money in 1980. That's a whole other story but, for the record, our final gig was in 1979 at the Civic Center in Providence, Rhode Island on Monday 29th Oct, alongside Foreigner." Terry Thomas commented "Arista our new label in the US wanted more songs - our company in the UK - Trident Audio Productions - refused to put us in the studio or spend any more money. The UK record compan...

years active 1971-present
origin Britain
music genre Rock (music)
current members ?
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