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Bread: Bread (Elektra) Bamboo Bamboo (Elektra)

Review by Lenny Kaye, Fusion, 17 October 1969

RELEASED TOGETHER, utilizing similar cover formats and nearly identical one-word names beginning with the letter "B": Elektra must have intended these two albums to be ...

Bread Aim to be One of the World's Top Five Groups

Interview by Richard Green, New Musical Express, 29 August 1970


Bread: Central London Polytechnic, London

Live Review by Roy Hollingworth, Melody Maker, 19 September 1970

IT WOULD be totally unfair to deal harsh criticism on Bread's ludicrous first ever British appearance, at the Central London Polytechnic, on Friday night. Ludicrous, yes ...

Bread: Bread's Coming Of Age

Profile and Interview by Penny Valentine, Sounds, 10 October 1970

IT HAS taken the amazing Bread over a year to 'break nationwide' – or for that matter to break anywhere on a really large scale. ...

Quick-Rising Bread

Interview by Roy Carr, New Musical Express, 10 October 1970

AS WITH the legendary knights of old, reputations or a fair damsel's heart were either won in the lists or on the field of honour. ...

The Week's Singles: Laura Nyro, James Taylor, Eric Clapton, The Band et al

Review by Penny Valentine, Sounds, 10 October 1970

Magnificent, dynamic Nyro ...

Bread: Revolution Club, London

Live Review by Penny Valentine, Sounds, 17 October 1970

AT THE end of Bread's London appearance at the Revolution club on Thursday night they were called back to do two encores and treated to ...

Bread: Manna (Elektra EKX 74086; £2.15).

Review by Richard Green, New Musical Express, 10 July 1971


Bread: The Best Of Bread

Review by Robot A. Hull, Creem, June 1973

THI IS IT, this is it, this is it! The wimps rule; there's no doubt about it. AM critters like Steely Dan and King Harvest ...

Bread: Gates' Philosophical Process

Profile and Interview by Dave Laing, Sounds, 10 May 1975

ONE IMPORTANT fact about the geography of American rock which often gets overlooked is the importance of Oklahoma in the scheme of things. Not the ...


Retrospective by Michael Azerrad, Rolling Stone, 10 August 1989

BREAD VIRTUALLY invented soft rock in the early Seventies, and the group's biggest hits – 'Make It With You', 'If', 'Baby I'm-a Want You' and ...

Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread

Sleeve notes by Barney Hoskyns, Elektra Records, Summer 1996

IN SO MANY ways, Bread’s is a quintessentially L.A. pop story. An Oklahoman and a Tennessean make their separate ways to Hollywood in the early ...

Legends of Songwriting: David Gates of Bread

Profile and Interview by Bill DeMain, Performing Songwriter, December 2003

REMEMBER "soft rock?" You don't hear the term much anymore, but in the early 1970s, this musical genre floated onto the AM airwaves in the ...

see also David Gates


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