MATRIXSYNTH: Chicory Tip - Son Of My Father • TopPop

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Chicory Tip - Son Of My Father • TopPop

video by TopPop

"'Son of my father' is a song written by German producer Giorgio Moroder with lyrics in German originally published as 'Nachts scheint die Sonne' (In the Night Shines the Sun)

The German lyrics are by Michael Holm and the English lyrics were written by Pete Bellotte. English pop group Chicory Tip, formed in 1967 in Maidstone, Kent recorded the English version in which it became a huge hit n the UK: a # one hit in the UK Singles Chart for three weeks in February 1972.

The band in the original line-up were: vocalist Peter Hewson (born 1 September 1945, in Gillingham); guitarist Richard "Rick" Foster (born 7 July 1946); bass guitarist Barry Mayger (born 1 June 1946, Maidstone); drummer Brian Shearer (born 4 May 1951, Lewisham, South East London); and guitarist and keyboard player Rod Cloutt (born Roderick Cloutt, 26 January 1949, Gillingham, who died in Australia 2017)"

Some vintage Minimoog action. Looks like a Vox Continental on bottom.

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