Colin Frechter

 

 

 

 

 

Colin Frechter's gold disc for the number one single 'Bye Bye Baby' by The Bay City Rollers

The plaque reads

CERTIFIED b p i SALES AWARD

PRESENTED TO

COLIN FRECHTER

(ARRANGER)

TO RECOGNISE THE SALE, IN THE UNITED KINGDOM, OF MORE THAN 500,000 COPIES OF THE BELL SINGLE by 'THE BAY CITY ROLLERS' (BELL 1409) 'BYE BYE BABY' 1975

The following musicians appear on Bye Bye Baby

STUART J. WOOD, Vocals; ERIC FALCONER, Guitar; LESLIE MCKEOWN, Vocals; ALAN LONGMUIR, Bass Guitar; DEREK LONGMUIR, Drums; COLIN MICHAEL FRECHTER, Keyboards/Vocals/Arranger and  PHIL WAINMAN, Guitar. PHIL WAINMAN was also the record's Producer.

The song was written by Bob Gaudio and Bob Crewe and was originally recorded by The Four Seasons with Frankie Valli in 1965.

The Bay City Rollers version of this song reached number one in the U.K. singles chart the week ending Saturday 22 Mar 1975. It remained at number 1 for 6 weeks, stopping the following records from reaching number one: "There's A Whole Lot Of Loving" - Guys & Dolls, "Fox On The Run" - Sweet and the re-released 1968 track "Honey" - Bobby Goldsboro; all reached number 2.

Click here to see a  pic of the gold disc for the LP "Once Upon A Star".

 

 

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