Andy Fairweather Low

"A&M nurtured me. I was writing my own music and touring it from 1974-76 and I was never under pressure like in the pop days to come up with another single. I was contracted for five albums but only managed three because then the Sex Pistols came along and put an end to the kind of music I was playing. But for those few years my songs were on the radio, I was getting good critical reviews and for the first time I felt like this was exactly what I wanted to be doing."

"Reggae Tune" was still unnamed when recording began. Low was working with producer Elliot Mather and the drummer on Paul McCartney's "Live and Let Die." "We were playing it as a country song but we got talking about the reggae part of "Live and Let Die" and [the drummer] started playing it with a reggae beat instead. It ended up as a top 10 hit." --Andy Fairweather Low


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Andy Fairweather-Low: He's Got the Power. Gavin Allen. South Wales Echo, August 26, 2008.

Recording Years / Label
1974-1977 -  A&M Records
vocals, guitar
See associated acts:
Willie and the Poor Boys

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