Candlewick Green

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Candlewick Green were a 1970s five piece English pop group. They are best known for their cover of Jigsaw's song, "Who Do You Think You Are?" (1974).[1]

After winning the television talent show Opportunity Knocks, Candlewick Green signed to Decca Records, and had a hit single with the song "Who Do You Think You Are?",[1] written by Des Dyer and Clive Scott of the band Jigsaw. The tune reached no. 21 on the UK Singles Chart in early 1974.[2] Both Bo Donaldson and The Heywoods and Saint Etienne[1] later covered "Who Do You Think You Are".

Keyboardist Andy Ball left in the autumn of 1975 to join Mud for a 2-year stint, latterly as a touring member only.

With varying line-ups, Candlewick Green continued performing until the early 2000s, before finally retiring from the international stage.[1]

Members[edit]

  • Alan Leyland (drummer)[1]
  • Andy Ball (keyboards)[1]
  • Lennie Coswell (guitar)[1]
  • Jimmy Nunnen (bass, backing vocals)[1]
  • Terry Webb (lead vocals)[1]
  • Derek Cleary (lead guitar)
  • Dudley Jones

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • "Doggie" (1972), BASF[5]
  • "Sunday Kinda Monday" (1973), Decca[6]
  • "Who Do You Think You Are?" (1974), Decca, UK no. 21[7][8]
  • "Everyday of My Life" (1974), BASF[9]
  • "Leave A Little Love" (1974), Decca[10]
  • "Last Bus Home" (1975), Buk Records[11]
  • "Sign of the Times" (1976), Buk Records[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Candlewick Green - Music Biography, Credits and Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved 2013-02-15. 
  2. ^ Search for "Candlewick Green" performed at Everyhit.com database on April 25, 2008.
  3. ^ "Candlewick Green - What Kind Of Songs (Vinyl, LP) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2013-02-15. 
  4. ^ "Candlewick Green - Candlewick Green (Vinyl, LP) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2013-02-15. 
  5. ^ "Candlewick Green - Doggie / Like We Still Do (Vinyl) at Discogs". Discogs.com. 1972-07-14. Retrieved 2013-02-15. 
  6. ^ "Candlewick Green - Sunday Kinda Monday / I Found My Way (Vinyl) at Discogs". Discogs.com. 1973-05-11. Retrieved 2013-02-15. 
  7. ^ "Candlewick Green - Who Do You Think You Are? (Vinyl) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2013-02-15. 
  8. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 91. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  9. ^ "Candlewick Green - Everyday Of My Life (Vinyl) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2013-02-15. 
  10. ^ "Candlewick Green - Leave A Little Love (Vinyl) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2013-02-15. 
  11. ^ "Candlewick Green - Last Bus Home (Vinyl) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2013-02-15. 
  12. ^ "Candlewick Green - Sign Of The Times / You Don't Know (Vinyl) at Discogs". Discogs.com. 1976-05-21. Retrieved 2013-02-15.