11th Dec 1940, Born on this day, American singer-songwriter, musician and produc…

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11th Dec 1940, Born on this day, American singer-songwriter, musician and producer, David Gates, best known as the co-lead singer of the group Bread, who scored the 1970 US No.1 & UK No.5 single ‘Make It With You’. His song ‘Popsicles and Icicles’ hit No.3 on the US chart for The Murmaids in January 1964 and The Monkees recorded another of his songs, ‘Saturday’s Child’. By the end of the 1960s, he had worked with many leading artists, including Elvis Presley, Bobby Darin, Merle Haggard, Duane Eddy and Brian Wilson.




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