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"The Glitter Band" started life in 1972 as backing and session musicians for Gary Glitter, providing the backing music not only for Gary's chartbusters but also providing 'The Leader' with the unique powerful, and gutsy big beat for his concerts around the world. The original band members were: Gerry Shephard (lead guitar and vocals) John Springate (Bass & Vocals) Pete Phipps (Drums and Keyboards) John Rossall (Sax, Trombone & Musical Director), Pete Gill (Drums), Tony Leonard (Drums), and Harvey Ellison (sax)
The Glitter Band are still touring today featuring original members Pete Phipps and John Springate. Sadly Gerry Shephard passed away on May 6th 2003. Read more about Gerry Shephard on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.
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