Paul Griggs

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Paul Griggs

British musician born on 20 November 1944 in St. Albans, Hertfordshire add

Category: Music

Born in 1944.

Countries: Japan (29%), Europe (29%), United States (14%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Frank Sinatra, Paul McCartney

Linked to: The Beatles

 

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Paul Griggs was born in 1944 add something


1963

He first played professionally in the band "The Cortinas", formed in 1963 add something


1978

In September 1978, Guys 'n' Dolls supported Frank Sinatra for a week of concerts at the Royal Festival Hall in London and in the same year they took part in the Yamaha Song Festival in Tokyo add something


1985

After the group disbanded in 1985 Griggs assumed responsibility for Everyday Music Ltd in England, and concentrated on writing and producing add something


1986

In 1986 he was a finalist in A Song for Europe with his composition, "I'm Sorry" which was performed by Chad Brown, and a year later his song "No More Tears" was runner-up in "The Buddy Holly Sonng Contest" that was organised and judged by Paul McCartney add something


1997

In 1997, he made a guest appearance on the BBC Two quiz "Never Mind the Buzzcocks" add something


2008

In 2008, Griggs self-published a memoir, "Diary of a Musician" based on the diaries he kept from 1960 add something