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Last updated: 03 July 2009

Few bands have attracted tragedy like Badfinger. From a promising start as a late 60s pop act through to the messy legal problems that dogged their later years, it was an unfortunate fall from grace.

Video: Badfinger performing Come And Get It.

Formed in Swansea as The Panthers, they changed to The Iveys in 1974. The band developed a good reputation on the UK gig circuit and in 1967 they attracted the attention of Beatles associate Mal Evans.

Read the full Badfinger biography.

Key works

  • Badfinger cover

    Badfinger (1974)

    Their first Warners album, showcasing a more experimental sound.
  • Wish You Were Here cover

    Wish You Were Here (1974)

  • Straight Up cover

    Straight Up (1971)

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