- Marmalade was from Scotland.
- They formed in 1961.
- They were originally known as The Gaylords.
- They changed their name in 1966.
when does a band cease to be?
Marmalade still tours, but there are no original members remaining; kinda weird if you ask me.
reflections of my life fax
- Reflections of My Life was a #3 UK single and #10 US single. Released in 1969, it was at #1 over the New Year period and so just sneaks into the 1970 charts.
- By 1971, sales had reached one million. That figure has now doubled and, in 1998, writers Junion Campbell and Dean Ford were awarded a Special Citation of Achievement for attaining radio broadcast performances in excess of one million in the US alone.
- Reflections of My Life has been used in a number of movies including Inside Deep Throat, the documentary on the life of Linda Lovelace.
- The lyrics of Reflections of My Life appear frequently in the book, Flying Through Midnight by John T Halliday – a memoir of a Vietnam War veteran.
- Reflections of My Life lyrics.
reflections of my life – marmalade – 1970 – video
I added this second video after realising the one above didn’t contain the rather distinctive guitar solo which was created by recording a guitar track forward, then reversing it and recording over the top of it… pretty innovative for 1970!
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