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BRIT Certified Award – Showaddywaddy – I Wonder Why". British Phonographic Industry . Retrieved 14 May 2021. Former guitarist Danny Willson returned to play with the band in September 2021 on a temporary arrangement. Find sources: "Showaddywaddy"– news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR ( March 2022) ( Learn how and when to remove this template message) Over the years, the lineup saw changes, but the band's spirit endured. Their 30th-anniversary tour in 2003, alongside The Rubettes and Sweet, marked a significant milestone. BRIT Certified Award – Showaddywaddy – When". British Phonographic Industry . Retrieved 14 May 2021.

BRIT Certified Award – Showaddywaddy – Showaddywaddy". British Phonographic Industry . Retrieved 14 May 2021. BRIT Certified Award – Showaddywaddy – Pretty Little Angel Eyes". British Phonographic Industry . Retrieved 14 May 2021. Malcolm Allured left the group in 1984, followed by Russ Field in 1985, and Buddy Gask in 1987. Gask retired to Spain in 2005, and died in 2011 after suffering with ill health for a number of years. [4] Field runs a guest house with his wife in Beadnell, Northumberland, and still plays guitar in a local covers band, Before The Mast. Allured owns a nightclub called MFN at Shipley Gate, Derbyshire, and still plays live in local bands. Field was replaced by Ray Martinez in 1985, who was subsequently replaced by Danny Willson in 1995.BRIT Certified Award – Showaddywaddy – Greatest Hits 1976–1978". British Phonographic Industry . Retrieved 14 May 2021.

Rod Deas retired from the band early in 2019, playing his last gig with Showaddywaddy at The Qube in Corby on Friday 25 January. Dave Bartram returned to the stage to give Rod a farewell speech before the second set. Guitarist Ray Hatfield (who joined January 2017 when Paul Dixon left), keyboardist Dean Loach, and bassist Billy Norman (who joined the band in January 2018) all left Showaddywaddy in the summer of 2020. That was in keeping with the image, but we wanted to get our songs out as well. That never happened – all the good new songs that could have been singles ended up on albums, but they sold heavily as well, anyway.” Secret to Showaddywaddy success BRIT Certified Award – Showaddywaddy – Red Star". British Phonographic Industry . Retrieved 14 May 2021. Al James retired from the band in 2008, playing his last gig with the band at the Cheese & Grain in Frome, Somerset, on 20 December 2008. In early 2009, Trevor Oakes decided to take a break from the band due to ill health. He left the band and officially retired on 1 May 2009, meaning his last gig was also at the Cheese & Grain. Trevor Oakes is the father of footballers Scott Oakes and Stefan Oakes. Challenger is the father of Benjamin Challenger who trialled for Leicester City before playing basketball for Leicester Riders then moving into athletics, gained medals in the high jump at the 1998 and 2002 Commonwealth Games. Danny Willson also left the band during 2009 to join Martin Turner's Wishbone Ash, and his last gig was in Denmark on 8 August that year. Showaddywaddy have continued to tour, and still do around 100 dates a year in the UK and Europe. The band currently consists of one remaining original member, Romeo Challenger, along with vocalist Andy Pelos, bass player Tom Bull, guitarist and drummer Sam Holland, vocalist and guitarist Billy Shannon, and saxophonist/guitarist David Graham who rejoined the band in 2020 (having previously toured with the band 2009 to 2011).We wrote our first two singles and both went top five. But we had a number one with Under The Moon Of Love and that changed a lot of things as far as choices were concerned. a b c "Showaddywaddy | full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company". www.officialcharts.com . Retrieved 14 May 2021. Al James (born Geoffrey Betts, 13 January 1946, Leicester) and Rod Deas (born 13 February 1948, Scarborough) on Bass. On the other hand, The Hammers, primarily a covers band, comprised Buddy Gask, Russ Field, Rod Deas, and Malcolm Allured. By 2010, only three of the original eight members remained: Dave Bartram, Rod Deas, and Romeo Challenger. In 2019, Showaddywaddy celebrated their 45th anniversary, achieving remarkable chart success with the release of the compilation album Gold. Challenger is the only remaining member of the band as of 2023.

Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992 (illustrateded.). St Ives, N.S.W.: Australian Chart Book. p.273. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.

There are exceptions – you know, bands like The Kinks and Oasis, whose feuds are well-documented. Of course we’ve had disagreements, but like any family has, and in the end they stay together.”

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