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The History of Pete Ham and Badfinger

Like the Beatles, the band with which they’re inextricably linked, Badfinger included four men capable of writing and singing lead.

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Badfinger Demos Come to New Crowdsourcing Campaign

The unreleased demos of two of the principal songwriters in Badfinger are part of a new PledgeMusic campaign that has been been put together by some musicians as a tribute to the power-pop progenitors.

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Apple Records

40 Years Ago: Badfinger Falls Apart With Failure of ‘Wish You Were Here’

'Wish You Were Here,' the last album to feature all four of Badfinger's classic-era members, works as a prime examples of this star-crossed band's woes.

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Badfinger’s ‘Baby Blue’ Super-Popular Thanks to ‘Breaking Bad’ Finale

Badfinger's 1971 song 'Baby Blue' has seen a huge sales surge following its inclusion during the last scene of 'Breaking Bad''s finale last night.

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Top 10 Badfinger Songs

The top Badfinger songs show why the group were one of the first signed by the Beatles when they decided to get in the record-company business.

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Badfinger’s Pete Ham to be Honored with Blue Plaque in Hometown

The Welsh town of Swansea will soon honor one of its musical heroes. On April 27, a blue plaque will be placed near the Ivey Place entrance of the local railway station in tribute to Badfinger and its primary singer, the late Pete Ham.

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Rockers Who Died at 27
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Pete Ham of Badfinger – Rockers Who Died at Age 27

Pete Ham of Badfinger killed himself on April 24, 1975 at age 27.

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