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After this, a string of hit singles followed on Apple before the band moved to Creator/WarnerBrosRecords. Unfortunately, due to the antics of their business manager Stan Polley, the band earned little money from their troubles. They eventually realised this and turned on him, but it was too late. The band became mired in lawsuits, failed to get their earnings and lost their commercial standing and income. Pete Ham committed suicide in 1975 and the band broke up. They reformed three years later, tried to recover and released two more albums. But Tom Evans never got over Ham's death, and he eventually took his own life in 1983. Badfinger are generally known today for their tragic history, rather than their music.

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After this, a string of hit singles followed on Apple before the label folded and the band moved to Creator/WarnerBrosRecords. Unfortunately, due to the antics of their business manager Stan Polley, the band earned little money from their troubles. They eventually realised this and turned on him, but it was too late. The band became mired in lawsuits, failed to get their earnings and lost their commercial standing and income. Pete Ham committed suicide in 1975 and the band broke up. They reformed three years later, tried to recover and released two more albums. But Tom Evans never got over Ham's death, and he eventually took his own life in 1983. Badfinger are generally known today for their tragic history, rather than their music.


* RecordProducer: The band employed some famous ones, including ''two'' Beatles (Music/PaulMcCartney and Music/GeorgeHarrison) and other Fab Four associates, including Mal Evans (part of the Beatles' entourage) as well as Geoff Emerick and Chris Thomas (who both engineered Beatles sessions before becoming big-name producers). Tony Visconti (best known for his work with Music/DavidBowie and Music/MarcBolan) and Music/ToddRundgren also worked with Badfinger.

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* RecordProducer: The band employed some famous ones, including ''two'' Beatles (Music/PaulMcCartney and Music/GeorgeHarrison) and other Fab Four associates, including associates; Mal Evans (part was part of the Beatles' entourage) as well as entourage, while Geoff Emerick and Chris Thomas (who both engineered Beatles sessions before becoming big-name producers).producers. Tony Visconti (best known for his work with Music/DavidBowie and Music/MarcBolan) and Music/ToddRundgren also worked with Badfinger.


After this, a string of hit singles followed on Apple before the band moved to Warner Bros. Records. Unfortunately, due to the antics of their business manager Stan Polley, the band earned little money from their troubles. They eventually realised this and turned on him, but it was too late. The band became mired in lawsuits, failed to get their earnings and lost their commercial standing and income. Pete Ham committed suicide in 1975 and the band broke up. They reformed three years later, tried to recover and released two more albums. But Tom Evans never got over Ham's death, and he eventually took his own life in 1983. Badfinger are generally known today for their tragic history, rather than their music.

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After this, a string of hit singles followed on Apple before the band moved to Warner Bros. Records.Creator/WarnerBrosRecords. Unfortunately, due to the antics of their business manager Stan Polley, the band earned little money from their troubles. They eventually realised this and turned on him, but it was too late. The band became mired in lawsuits, failed to get their earnings and lost their commercial standing and income. Pete Ham committed suicide in 1975 and the band broke up. They reformed three years later, tried to recover and released two more albums. But Tom Evans never got over Ham's death, and he eventually took his own life in 1983. Badfinger are generally known today for their tragic history, rather than their music.



* Maybe Tomorrow (1969) (as The Iveys)
* Magic Christian Music (1970) (as Badfinger, with some songs from Maybe Tomorrow remixed for the album)
* No Dice (1970)
* Straight Up (1971)
* Ass (1973)
* Badfinger (1974)
* Wish You Were Here (1974, last album with Pete Ham before his suicide)
* Airwaves (1979, a reunion album with Evans and Molland and session musicians)
* Say No More (1981, last album with the duo of Evans and Molland)
* Head First (2000)

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* Maybe Tomorrow ''Maybe Tomorrow'' (1969) (as The Iveys)
* Magic ''Magic Christian Music Music'' (1970) (as Badfinger, with some songs from Maybe Tomorrow remixed for the album)
* No Dice ''No Dice'' (1970)
* Straight Up ''Straight Up'' (1971)
* Ass ''Ass'' (1973)
* Badfinger ''[[SelfTitledAlbum Badfinger]]'' (1974)
* Wish ''Wish You Were Here Here'' (1974, last album with Pete Ham before his suicide)
* Airwaves ''Airwaves'' (1979, a reunion album with Evans and Molland and session musicians)
* Say ''Say No More More'' (1981, last album with the duo of Evans and Molland)
* Head First (2000)

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''Head First'' (Recorded in 1974-75, released in 2000)

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Badfinger were a (mostly) Welsh PowerPop band that originated in TheSixties. The main line-up was Pete Ham (vocals, guitar), Joey Molland (vocals, guitar), Tom Evans (vocals, bass) and Mike Gibbins (drums). Founded in Swansea and originally known as The Iveys, Badfinger rose to prominence after being signed to Music/TheBeatles' label Apple Records. After releasing an album as The Iveys, the group renamed to Badfinger and recorded songs for ''Film/TheMagicChristian''. From this film came a chart-topping single, "Come And Get It", written by PaulMcCartney.

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Badfinger were a (mostly) Welsh PowerPop band that originated in TheSixties. The main line-up was Pete Ham (vocals, guitar), Joey Molland (vocals, guitar), Tom Evans (vocals, bass) and Mike Gibbins (drums). Founded in Swansea and originally known as The Iveys, Badfinger rose to prominence after being signed to Music/TheBeatles' label Apple Records. After releasing an album as The Iveys, the group renamed to Badfinger and recorded songs for ''Film/TheMagicChristian''. From this film came a chart-topping single, "Come And Get It", written by PaulMcCartney.
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Badfinger were a (mostly) Welsh power pop band that originated in TheSixties. The main line-up was Pete Ham (vocals, guitar), Joey Molland (vocals, guitar), Tom Evans (vocals, bass) and Mike Gibbins (drums). Founded in Swansea and originally known as The Iveys, Badfinger rose to prominence after being signed to Music/TheBeatles' label Apple Records. After releasing an album as The Iveys, the group renamed to Badfinger and recorded songs for ''Film/TheMagicChristian''. From this film came a chart-topping single, "Come And Get It", written by PaulMcCartney.

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Badfinger were a (mostly) Welsh power pop PowerPop band that originated in TheSixties. The main line-up was Pete Ham (vocals, guitar), Joey Molland (vocals, guitar), Tom Evans (vocals, bass) and Mike Gibbins (drums). Founded in Swansea and originally known as The Iveys, Badfinger rose to prominence after being signed to Music/TheBeatles' label Apple Records. After releasing an album as The Iveys, the group renamed to Badfinger and recorded songs for ''Film/TheMagicChristian''. From this film came a chart-topping single, "Come And Get It", written by PaulMcCartney.


Badfinger were a (mostly) Welsh power pop band that originated in TheSixties. The main line-up was Pete Ham (vocals, guitar), Joey Molland (vocals, guitar), Tom Evans (vocals, bass) and Mike Gibbins (drums). Founded in Swansea and originally known as The Iveys, Badfinger rose to prominence after being signed to Music/TheBeatles' label Apple Records. After releasing an album as The Iveys, the group renamed to Badfinger and recorded songs for a film called The Magic Christian. From this film came a chart-topping single, "Come And Get It", written by PaulMcCartney.

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Badfinger were a (mostly) Welsh power pop band that originated in TheSixties. The main line-up was Pete Ham (vocals, guitar), Joey Molland (vocals, guitar), Tom Evans (vocals, bass) and Mike Gibbins (drums). Founded in Swansea and originally known as The Iveys, Badfinger rose to prominence after being signed to Music/TheBeatles' label Apple Records. After releasing an album as The Iveys, the group renamed to Badfinger and recorded songs for a film called The Magic Christian.''Film/TheMagicChristian''. From this film came a chart-topping single, "Come And Get It", written by PaulMcCartney.


After this, a string of hit singles followed on Apple before the band moved to Warner Bros. Records. Unfortunately, due to the antics of their business manager Stan Polley, the band earned little money from their troubles. The band eventually realised this and turned on him, but it was too late. The band became mired in lawsuits, failed to get their income and lost their commercial standing and income. Pete Ham committed suicide in 1975 and the band broke up. They reformed three years later, tried to recover and released two more albums. But Tom Evans never got over Ham's death, and he eventually took his own life in 1983. Badfinger are generally known today for their tragic history, rather than their music.

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After this, a string of hit singles followed on Apple before the band moved to Warner Bros. Records. Unfortunately, due to the antics of their business manager Stan Polley, the band earned little money from their troubles. The band They eventually realised this and turned on him, but it was too late. The band became mired in lawsuits, failed to get their income earnings and lost their commercial standing and income. Pete Ham committed suicide in 1975 and the band broke up. They reformed three years later, tried to recover and released two more albums. But Tom Evans never got over Ham's death, and he eventually took his own life in 1983. Badfinger are generally known today for their tragic history, rather than their music.


Badfinger are a British-Welsh power pop band that originated in TheSixties. Originally known as The Iveys, Badfinger rose to prominence after being signed to Music/TheBeatles' label Apple Records. After releasing an album as The Iveys, the group renamed to Badfinger and recorded songs for a film called The Magic Christian. From this film came a chart-topping single, "Come And Get It", written by PaulMcCartney.

After this, a string of hit singles followed on Apple before the band moved to Warner Bros. Records. Unfortunately, due to poor management [[note]] Their manager, Stan Polley, actually ''' stole money from the band''' [[/note]] and the lead singer Pete Ham being DrivenToSuicide, the band's popularity eroded. Badfinger are generally known today for their tragic history, rather than their albums.

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Badfinger are were a British-Welsh (mostly) Welsh power pop band that originated in TheSixties. Originally The main line-up was Pete Ham (vocals, guitar), Joey Molland (vocals, guitar), Tom Evans (vocals, bass) and Mike Gibbins (drums). Founded in Swansea and originally known as The Iveys, Badfinger rose to prominence after being signed to Music/TheBeatles' label Apple Records. After releasing an album as The Iveys, the group renamed to Badfinger and recorded songs for a film called The Magic Christian. From this film came a chart-topping single, "Come And Get It", written by PaulMcCartney.

After this, a string of hit singles followed on Apple before the band moved to Warner Bros. Records. Unfortunately, due to poor management [[note]] Their manager, the antics of their business manager Stan Polley, actually ''' stole the band earned little money from the band''' [[/note]] their troubles. The band eventually realised this and the lead singer turned on him, but it was too late. The band became mired in lawsuits, failed to get their income and lost their commercial standing and income. Pete Ham being DrivenToSuicide, committed suicide in 1975 and the band's popularity eroded. band broke up. They reformed three years later, tried to recover and released two more albums. But Tom Evans never got over Ham's death, and he eventually took his own life in 1983. Badfinger are generally known today for their tragic history, rather than their albums.
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Two unofficial continuation groups exist - one fronted by Joey Molland, and another fronted by later member Bob Jackson.

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* DrivenToSuicide: Pete Ham in 1975, Tom Evans in 1983.



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* IntentionallyAwkwardTitle: ''Ass''.


* Say No more (1981, last album with the duo of Evans and Molland)

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* Say No more More (1981, last album with the duo of Evans and Molland)


* CoveredUp: Did you know "Without You" was a Badfinger song initially? Didn't think so.
* CreatorBreakdown: Occurred twice: the first was Pete Ham's suicide in 1974, and later Evans' suicide in 1983.



* TroubledProduction: Head First. Not only was it made amongst the band's lawsuit with Warners, it took '''twenty six years''' for the album to be released.

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* TroubledProduction: Head First. Not only was it made amongst the band's lawsuit with Warners, it took '''twenty six years''' for the album to be released.


* TroubledProduction: Head First. Not only was it made amongst the band's lawsuit with Warners, it took '''thirty six years''' for the album to be released.

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* TroubledProduction: Head First. Not only was it made amongst the band's lawsuit with Warners, it took '''thirty '''twenty six years''' for the album to be released.

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