Alan Blakley

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Alan Blakley
Birth name Alan Blakley
Born 1 April 1942[1]
Bromley, Kent[2]
Died 1 July 1996(1996-07-01) (aged 54)[2]
Genres Pop, rock
Occupations Guitarist, songwriter, record producer
Years active 1960s-1990s

Alan Blakley (1 April 1942[1] - 1 June 1996)[2] was an English guitarist and record producer, who was a member of the Tremeloes from its inception until January 1975, where he started writing for other bands.[1] His credits include writing various hits for the Tremeloes and co-producing the UK No. 42[3] hit "She's Gonna Win", with Bilbo Baggins.[4]

Personal life[edit]

He had two daughters, Claudie Blakley and Kirsten Blakley,[5] and a brother, Mike Blakley.[6]

Blakely died of cancer in June 1996, aged 54.[7]

Discography[edit]

Song name Artist Credit UK chart position
"Helule Helule" The Tremeloes Writer[8] 14[9]
"My Little Lady" The Tremeloes Writer[10] 6[9]
"I Shall Be Released" The Tremeloes Writer[11] 29[9]
"(Call Me) Number One" The Tremeloes Writer[12] 2[9]
"By The Way" The Tremeloes Writer[13] 35[9]
"Me And My Life" The Tremeloes Writer[14] 4[9]
"Hello Buddy" The Tremeloes Writer[15] 29[9]
"She's Gonna Win" Bilbo Baggins Writer[4] 42[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Alan Blakley". Discogs. Retrieved 25 June 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Alan Blakley". AllMusic. Retrieved 26 June 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "BILBO". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 24 June 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Bilbo (6) - She's Gonna Win". Discogs. Retrieved 25 June 2013. 
  5. ^ "BRIAN POOLE & THE TREMELOES". soundsofthe60s.com. Retrieved 25 June 2013. 
  6. ^ "Christie - Tremeloes". yellowriver.0catch.com. Retrieved 25 June 2013. 
  7. ^ Doc Rock. "The Dead Rock Stars Club 1996 - 1997". Thedeadrockstarsclub.com. Retrieved 2014-04-26. 
  8. ^ "Tremeloes, The - Helule Helule". Discogs. Retrieved 25 June 2013. 
  9. ^ a b c d e f g "TREMELOES". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 25 June 2013. 
  10. ^ "Tremeloes, The - My Little Lady". Discogs. Retrieved 25 June 2013. 
  11. ^ "Tremeloes, The - I Shall Be Released". Discogs. Retrieved 25 June 2013. 
  12. ^ "Tremeloes, The - (Call Me) Number One". Discogs. Retrieved 25 June 2013. 
  13. ^ "Tremeloes, The - By The Way". Discogs. Retrieved 25 June 2013. 
  14. ^ "Tremeloes, The - Me And My Life". Discogs. Retrieved 25 June 2013. 
  15. ^ "Tremeloes, The - Hello Buddy". Discogs. Retrieved 25 June 2013.