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GIBSON PETE HAM / LES PAUL CUSTOM / 1960 / EBONY / Vintage Guitar

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▶ Badfinger - "Day After Day" (1971) - Badfinger were a British rock band consisting originally of Pete Ham, Ron Griffiths, Mike Gibbins and Tom Evans; active from 1968 to 1983, and evolving from The Iveys; formed by Ham, Griffiths and David "Dai" Jenkins in Swansea, Wales, in the early 1960s. Joey Molland joined the group in 1969, following the departure of Griffiths.

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Badfinger - Without You (1970) *I can live if living is without you* Original version (I prefer Harry Nilsson)

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performing their 1966 hit "Paperback Writer" to be aired on the Ed Sullivan show. Guitar aficionados: George Harrison's Gibson SG, pictured here was not played on the actual recording (Fender Stratocaster was used) but he did later give it to Pete Ham of Badfinger, the first band signed to their Apple record label. You can see it in video clips of their performance of their 1971 hit 'No Matter What' produced by George.

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Lyric Of The Week: Badfinger, "Baby Blue" - American Songwriter

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Harry Nilsson - Without You - song lyrics, song quotes, songs, music lyrics, music quotes,

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..the amazing voice of Harry Nilsson... this song was part of my life in my early twenties.. I wonder how many more of yeez hold it kinda special?... Harry Nilsson - Without You 1972 (HD)

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Badfinger - Baby Blue (Kenny Rogers Show 1972) - such a great band and sadly, long forgotten. Both songwriters committed suicide, one in 1975 and the other in 1983.

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Community Post: Dead At 27: Amy Winehouse And 19 Others

Pete Ham, keyboardist/guitarist for Badfinger, died April 24, 1975 at the age of...27.

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