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.
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Badfinger (1974)Their first Warners album, showcasing a more experimental sound.
Wish You Were Here (1974)
Straight Up (1971)