London, England, United Kingdom (1974 – 1979)
The Olympic Runners were a 1970s British funk band, led by singer George Chandler, and record producer Mike Vernon. Vernon also played percussion for the group. They are best remembered for their four UK hit singles, including the Top 40 successes, "Get It While You Can" (1978) and "Sir Dancealot" (1979).
Vernon had been behind the creation of the British Blue Horizon record label, and the Olympic Runners comprised session musicians who were booked into the Olympic Studios in London… read more
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