Candlewick Green

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Candlewick Green were a 1970s five piece English pop group. They are best known for their song, "Who Do You Think You Are" (1974), also recorded by artists such as Jigsaw and Bo Donaldson and The Heywoods.[1]

Their name is an allusion to children's TV animation series Camberwick Green.

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 Cogswell (guitar)[1]
  • Jimmy Nunnen (bass, backing vocals)[1]
  • Terry Webb (lead vocals)[1]
  • Derek Cleary (lead guitar)
  • Dudley Jones
  • Stevie Bee (bass, keyboard)
  • Cy O'Hara (trumpet, guitar)

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • What Kind of Songs (Decca Records, 1974)[3]
  • Candlewick Green (Storm Records, 1977)[4]
  • 'Makin It' (SRT Productions) 1980

Singles[edit]

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.