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|Birth name||Pierre Richard Roman Tubbs|
|Born||1942 (age 80–81)|
|Genres||R&B, disco, rock, pop, psychedelic rock|
|Occupation(s)||Songwriter, record producer, album sleeve designer|
Pierre Tubbs (born Pierre Richard Roman Tubbs, 1942) is a British songwriter, record producer and album sleeve designer. One of his biggest successes is "Right Back Where We Started From", which he co-wrote with J. Vincent Edwards. The song was recorded by Maxine Nightingale and used in the movie Slap Shot. He also co-wrote, with J.J. Jackson, "But It's Alright", which was a hit for Jackson when originally released in 1966, and also when re-released in 1969.
In 1965, Tubbs recorded the band "the Silence" (pre-John's Children), which was not released at the time. In 1966, he was a producer at Strike Records where, under the pseudonym Peter Richards, he recorded and released Sophisticated Beggar, the first album by Roy Harper. In 1967, Tubbs became an A&R person. in the role of creative manager, for United Artists Records.
In 1999, a compilation album, Pierre's Plastic Dream - The Basement Tapes 1966-1968 was released by Market Square Records. The album contained performances by Our Plastic Dream, where Tubbs was the lead singer, The Silence, The Jeeps and The Owl. The album included two songs with J.J. Jackson and The Jeeps, including a version of "But It's Alright". The album is described as "an extremely rare compilation...an amazing range of musical style, from pop through R 'n' B and psychedelic".
- ^ Jonathon Jackson (24 September 2010). The Making of Slap Shot: Behind the Scenes of the Greatest Hockey Movie Ever Made. John Wiley & Sons. pp. 179–180. ISBN 978-0-470-67800-8.
- ^ a b Record Collector, Review of Pierre's Plastic Dresm, April, 2000, as reprinted in The Music Index. Retrieved 2017-07-27.
- ^ As well as producer, under the pseudonym, Peter Richard. Tubbs also wrote the songs the band recorded, using his own name and the pseudonym Riley James. My Plastic Dream; thessalypress.com. Retrieved 2017-07-30.
- ^ Album particulars - Pierre's Plastic Dream; Discogs. Retrieved 2017-07-27.
- Pierre Tubbs discography at Discogs