J. Vincent Edwards
J. Vincent Edwards (born 20 June 1947) is a British singer. He became well known in the musical Hair in 1968, and began recording a series of singles. The most notable was a song called "Thanks" (1969), which has subsequently appeared on a number of compilation albums. Edwards also contributed to the Bloomfield soundtrack.
Later Edwards turned to song writing. With Pierre Tubbs he wrote "Right Back Where We Started From", which was a No. 2 hit in the UK Singles Chart for Maxine Nightingale in May 1976. In addition, Edwards wrote songs with Miki Antony and Kris Ife.
Partial singles discography
- "Does Goodnight Mean Goodbye" (1963)
- "Thanks" (1969)
- "Who Are My Friends" (1970)
- "(Sha La La La La) Shangri-La" (1971)
- "Love Hit Me" (1976)
- "Hands Off" (1980)
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- Gramophone - Volume 49 -1972 Page 1780 "The record also contains two orchestral tracks, not from the film and an extra song "Hello My Life" sung by J. Vincent Edwards"
- Jonathon Jackson The Making of Slap Shot 2010 "The centerpiece of the soundtrack would be a song called “Right Back Where We Started From,” which had peaked at No. 2 on the pop chart in May 1976. Maxine Nightingale was a singer-actor from London who had made a name in her homeland by appearing in the rock musicals Hair, ... It was in Hair that she met a fellow performer named Vincent Edwards. In 1975, Edwards established a partnership with Pierre Tubbs, a writer and producer with United Artists Records"
- Richie Unterberger. "Kris Ife | Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-06-26.
- "Star Turn on 45 Pints Discography at Discogs". Discogs.com. 1997-08-04. Retrieved 2014-06-25.
- "Thanks - J. Vincent Edwards | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. 2002-08-19. Retrieved 2014-06-25.
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