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Fairground Attraction

Fairground Attraction
Formed: 1986
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Disbanded: 1990
Genre: Country, Folk, Pop/Rock
Group Members: Eddi Reader, Roy Dodds, Mark E. Nevin, Simon Edwards
Biography: British neo-skiffle pop quartet led by singer Eddi Reader (b.Aug 28, 1959, Glasgow, Scotland) and featuring guitarist Mark Nevin, guitaron player Simon Edwards, and drummer Roy Dodds. The group went to #1 in the U.K. with their single "Perfect" in May 1988 and released its debut album, First of a Million ...Read full biography
Kawasaki Live In Japan 02.07.89
Released: 2003
Label: RCA
Critics' Rating:
Anyone who has ever had any question, let alone doubt, about the unique, soul-stirring qualities of Eddi Reader's wondrous singing has only to listen to this live album to be floored, and then converted. ...Read full review
The First Of A Million Kisses
Released: 1988
Label: RCA Records
Critics' Rating:
The skiffle craze threatened to make a comeback in England with the success of the irresistible single "Perfect" and Eddi Reader's gorgeous singing. Alas, First turned out to be the last of Reader's association ...Read full review
More Fairground Attraction albums: Main Albums (3), Compilations (7), Singles & EPs (3)
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