Release 2013 - NEW !!!! 2CD Set
US born (1940) singer- songwriter, musician & producer David Gates recorded already his first single with school band :
The ACCENTS in 1957. In the early 60s he recorded for label like MALA & DEL-FI .
Some of his songs got recorded by The MURMAIDS (Popsicles & Icicles) or The MONKEES.
As producer he worked with such different musicians like PAT BOONE or CAPTAIN BEEFHEART (A6M Sessions).
In 1968 he became together with Jimmy Griffin & Robb Royer a founding member of The BREAD, which lasted till 1973
and a Re-Union in 1976 (for a one off album).
He went solo in 1973 and released till 1981 five albums and released a comeback album in 1994.
Style-Genre : Soft-Rock ; Pop ;
see: Royer ; The Bread ; Larry Knechtel ;
David Gates - vocals, guitar, piano, songwriter, arranger;
Larry Knechtel - keyboards, bass; Larry Carlton, Dean Parks, Louis Shelter - guitars;
Mike Botts, Jim Gordon, Russ Kunkel, John Guerin - drums, perc.; Jim Horn -sax;
FIRST (1973) :
Sail around the World
Soap (I use the)
Suite: Clouds, Rain;
Help is on the Way
Do you believe hes comin
Sight & Sound
NEVER LET HER GO (1975) :
Never let her go
Playin on my guitar
Part Time Love
Light of my Life
GOODBYE GIRL (1978) :
Took the last Train
He dont know how to love you
FALLING IN LOVE AGAIN (1980) :
Can I call you
Where does the Loving go
She was so young
Falling in Love again
The Rainbow Song