…that the “Hello” at the start of “Don’t Hang Up” on the How Dare You album was voiced by Kevin Godley’s wife Susan
…that the “How dare you” at the start of “How Dare You” on the album of that name was voiced by Lol Creme
…that Eric plays the “Levi Zip” on “Iceberg” on the above mentioned album
...that "Strawberry Studios" lives on in
...that 'Ocho Rios' means 'Waterfall'
...that Andrew Gold now has a DVD version of his VHS of WAX & Andrew Gold video collection. It is available over at his own store site : www.andrewgold.com
...that Lisa Stansfield has a new CD out September 27th called "The Moment". There are 11 songs on the CD, three of which feature Lol Creme. "TREAT ME LIKE A WOMAN" has Lol on guitars, "WHEN LOVE BREAKS DOWN" features Lol on the clavinet and the track "SAY IT TO ME NOW" sees him back on the electric guitar. The album was produced by Trevor Horn.
Yiannis Kotsiras has a CD single out worldwide early May called "Pass The Flame" which is composed by Lol Creme and Trevor Horn. It was recorded at SARM West Studios in
confirms Dave's suspicions about this photo...
The most embarrassing experience we ever had happened in a town called Blackburn near
BLESS YOU ERIC!
Inspiration for songs can come at the most unexpected time and in the strangest of places as Eric and Graham of 10cc found out. "I will never forget one day in particular" says Graham. "We were striding along the walkway towards an aeroplane which was due to take us to
*Mike McGear’s Solo Album "McGear" is credited as having The Gysmo Orchestra playing on two tracks... "The Man Who Found God On The Moon" and "Giving Grease A Ride". The Gysmo Orchestra was Kevin Godley and Lol Creme.
*For Paul McCartney’s album "Press To Play", "Stranglehold" was the first number that Paul and Eric wrote together. Recording began at Paul's Hog Hill Mill studio in April 1985 with Paul, Eric and drummer Jerry Marotta.
*The filming of the video of "Take It Away" from the "Tug Of War" album featured Eric on lead guitar. In between takes, Paul and company played several numbers to entertain the audience including "Lucille / Peggy Sue / Send Me Some Lovin’ / Twenty Flight Rock / Cut Across Shorty / Reeling And Rocking / I Love Her So". Some six hundred fans who were members of the "Wings" fan club were invited along to be the live audience for the filming which took place on Wednesday June 23rd 1982.
*Paul McCartney was born on 18th June 1942 at
*"The Cooler" was an intriguing film directed by Kevin Godley and Lol Creme and it was originally made as a promo video for "Private Property" from Ringo’s solo album "Stop And Smell The Roses". "The Cooler' was the official British entry in the short film category at the Cannes Film Festival on 24 May 1982.
*Eric is credited as backing musician on Paul McCartney’s single "Spies Like Us" (recorded for the Dan Aykroyd & Chevy Chase movie of the same name).
*"Yvonne’s The One" was originally a demo disc with the working title of "So Long Yvonne" recorded in February 1985.
The above marked thus * have been taken from "The Paul McCartney Encyclopaedia" by Bill Harry
On her solo album "MY CONFESSION", Jamie Benson (formerley of Hepburn) features a Graham Gouldman co-written composition “When The Sun Hits The Sky”.
Italian singer Renato Zero’s solo album called “CATTURA” features another Graham Gouldman co-written composition “L'Altra Sponda”.