Back in 1962 a group called The
RICK PARFITT died on Christmas Eve 2016 aged 68 from complications after a fall in Spain.
In 1970 there first UK hit in the 1970s was Down The Dustpipe reaching No. 12 which was followed by a non top twenty hit called In My Chair.
Moving on to 1973 and the group scored a No.8 hit with Paper Plane.
The next song later that year only managed to get to No. 20 and was called Mean Girl.
The biggest hit of that year and probably the one they are best remembered for
was the classic Caroline.
In 1974 they had a No. 8
hit with Break The Rules which was followed by the groups only No. 1 hit single in the 1970s with Down Down in January 1975.
Only one single in 1975 with Roll Over Lay Down and in 1976 two hits with the No. 11
hit Mystery Song and the No. 9 hit Wild Side Of Life.
Only one hit in 1978 that got to No. 3 but would 12 years later be heard by billions of people when it opened the Live Aid event in 1985. It was of course Rockin' All Over The World written by John Forgety from Creedence Clearwater Revival.
Only one top twenty hit in 1978 with Again and Again.
Two hits in 1979 with the first being Whatever You Want and Living On A Island