Rubettes, The

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Wayne Bickerton and Tony Waddington knew they had a hit when they wrote Sugar Baby Love.

Without an act to record it they did what many others were doing at the time and put together a group of session singers and went into the studio.

With Paul DaVinci on lead vocals, it became a bigger hit than they even imagined and a group was quickly put together - minus Paul, who had settled on a solo career (achieving just one Top 20 hit in the same year with Your Baby Ain't Your Baby Anymore).

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Alan Williams
Vocals
Tony Thorpe
Guitar, vocals
Bill Hurd
Organ, piano
Pete Arnesen
Piano
Mick Clarke
Bass, vocals
John Richardson
Drums, vocals