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Legendary British rock & roll group The Godfathers were formed in 1985 by brothers Peter Coyne (vocals) & Chris Coyne (bass) from the ashes of their previous band The Sid Presley Experience. The Godfathers toured extensively & quickly earned a serious reputation for their electrifying brand of primal rock & roll & incendiary live shows around the World.

Forming a recording partnership with famed producer Vic Maile The Godfathers released 4 critically acclaimed, smash hit independent singles on their own Corporate Image label (‘Lonely Man’, ‘This Damn Nation’, ‘I Want Everything’ & ‘Love Is Dead’) which alongside a brutal cover of Lennon’s ‘Cold Turkey’ were compiled into their seminal debut album release ‘Hit By Hit’ in ’86. The London band then signed a Worldwide deal with Sony/Epic records in ’87.

The Godfathers unleashed the storming rocker ‘Birth School Work Death’ as their debut single on Epic Records in late ’87 & scored a US Billboard top 40 hit after massive college radio airplay & heavy MTV rotation. The classic ‘Birth School Work Death’ album released in ’88 followed (includes the ‘hit’ anthem title track & singles ‘Cause I Said So’ & a re-recorded ‘Love Is Dead’) & was celebrated with extensive tours of the UK, Europe & U S A they cemented their reputation as one of the best, ‘must-see’ live acts of the period.


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    1 Apr 2:56am Reply
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    30 Mar 5:11pm Reply
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    30 Mar 3:58pm Reply
  • BlackRoseKilla

    To be fair, the rock group seems to go by the name "Godfathers", without "The" (judging by their album covers), but if tag them like that will redirect you here. Wikipedia and their official website say The Godfathers though.

    30 Mar 10:00am Reply
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    20 Dec 2013 Reply
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