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Graham Gouldman
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The Byrds
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Bonnie Raitt
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California
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Eric Stewart
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Mike Botts
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Peter Asher
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Andrew Gold

Knowledge Identifier: +Andrew_Gold

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Andrew Gold

American singer, musician and songwriter add

Category: Music

Born in 1951.

Countries: United States (69%), United Kingdom (19%), California (13%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Graham Gouldman, The Byrds, Bonnie Raitt

Linked to: The Beach Boys, The Beatles, The Byrds, NBC

 

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Andrew Gold was born in 1951 add something


1960

This album utilized a fake 1960s band, with original songs in the style of Gold's favorite 1960s bands, such as The Beatles, The Byrds and The Beach Boys add something


1970

By the early 1970s he was working as a musician, songwriter and record producer for many musicians add something

 

Peter Asher - Asher played a role in shaping the Californian rock sound prominent during the 1970s, producing records for Ronstadt, J.D. Souther, Andrew Gold and Bonnie Raitt


1973

He was in her band from 1973 until 1977, and sporadically throughout the 1980s and 1990s add something


1974

He played a major role as multi-instrumentalist and arranger for Linda Ronstadt's breakthrough album, 1974's "Heart Like a Wheel", and her next four albums add something


1975

In 1975, Gold began recording as a solo artist, releasing four studio albums in the 1970s and over twelve since add something


1976

In 1976 Gold wrote the title track "Endless Flight" for Leo Sayer's hit album add something


1977

Mike Botts - He worked with Karla Bonoff and Andrew Gold, playing on Gold's 1977 hit "Lonely Boy", and continued to work in the studio as a player, singer, writer, and producer


1980

In the early 1980s, after 10cc's 1981 album "Ten Out of 10" was completed, founding members Eric Stewart and Graham Gouldman invited Gold to become a member add something


1983

In late 1983, 10cc broke up, but Gold and Gouldman formed Wax add something


1984

Graham Gouldman - From 1984 to 1990 Gouldman teamed with American singer Andrew Gold, with whom he had co-written material in 1981, to form Wax


1989

The band broke up in 1989, but Gold and Gouldman continued to write and record together when possible add something


1990

During the 1990s Gold once again joined forces with bandmates Karla Bonoff, Wendy Waldman and Kenny Edwards to re-form Bryndle and release their first album add something

 

In 1990, Gold and four of his family members competed on the game show "Family Feud" add something


1996

His rendition of the song was used as the wake-up call for the Mars Pathfinder space probe in 1996 add something


2002

Gold had earlier produced America's "Holiday Harmony" Christmas album back in 2002, where he played most instruments and co-wrote the track "Christmas in California add something


2006

In 2006, Gold appeared in concert with the classic rock group America , later released as a DVD entitled "America And Friends - Live At The Ventura Theater" performing "Thank You For Being A Friend", "The Final Frontier", "Bridge To Your Heart" and "Lonely Boy", as well as accompanying America and guest Stephen Bishop on guitar and vocals add something


Andrew Gold died in 2011 add something

 

On June 3, 2011, Gold died in his sleep, apparently from heart failure, at age 59 in Los Angeles after having been treated for renal cancer add something


2012

Mike Viola - In 2012 Viola recorded a version of Andrew Gold's "Lonely Boy" for a fund raising cd titled "Super Hits Of The Seventies" for radio station WFMU


2013

On Marc Maron's January 17, 2013 WTF podcast, Foo Fighters leader Dave Grohl said that the band's cover of "Lonely Boy" would eventually be released as the A-side of a special "Solid Gold" 45 rpm single with a Foo Fighters version of Gold's "Never Let Her Slip Away" as the B-side add something