Tarney/Spencer Band

Alan Tarney and Trevor Spencer were two English studio musicians, songwriters and music producers. They signed with A&M Records in 1976 as the Tarney/Spencer Band.

Tarney/Spencer sign with A&M Records Britain photo


The first A&M single "Takin' Me Back" was a Billboard recommendation in September 1978.

Second single "No Time to Lose" was recommended by Billboard in 1979. It was reissued in 1981 and made the Billboard Top 100 chart.

Tarney/Spencer Band album was a regional hit in the Southeast region of the U.S.


Tarney/Spencer Band: Run For Your Life

  1. Billboard reviews March 17, 1979, September 5, 1981.
Recording Years / Label
1978-1979 -  A&M Records
Name Member Years Instruments
Alan Tarney 1978-1979 guitars, keyboards, sythesizers, vocals
Trevor Spencer 1978-1979 drums, syndrums, percussion
Name Birth Death
Alan Tarney 1945-11-19
Trevor Spencer 1947-05-21

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