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Leo Sayer

Leo Sayer

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Leo Sayer: Endless Flight (Chrysalis)*****

Review by Barbara Charone, Sounds, 30 October 1976

I WAS prepared to hate this album. The diminitive song and dance man had begun losing his inimitable glow. Another Year needed stronger polishing while ...


Who's like Dylan, Cocker, Rodgers And Rod? Leo Sayer

Report and Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, 16 September 1972

LEO SAYER is Patches — Patches is Leo Sayer — described by his mentor as "the Huckleberry Finn of Rock", but fortunately he is good ...

Leo Sayer: The Little Clown

Interview by Richard Cromelin, Rolling Stone, 23 May 1974

LOS ANGELES – The rain that was falling relentlessly on the tropical fantasyland that surrounds the Beverly Hills Hotel was giving Leo Sayer "a nasty ...

Leo Sayer: One Man Band No Longer

Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 15 February 1975

WHEN LITTLE Leo Sayer does his Michael Crawford impersonation and becomes disaster prone Frank, protective instincts are aroused, and folk cluster around to prevent him ...

Leo Sayer: Leo Raises His Glasses

Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 10 May 1975

LITTLE Leo Sayer leaned across and asked with his usual charm and courtesy: "Have you got any matches?" A surprising request from a non-smoker, but ...

Leo Sayer: Very Much Myself

Interview by Anne Moore, Los Angeles Free Press, 16 May 1975

Leo Sayer, to some, is just a hit songwriter – and if that isn't enough, – sometime singer of his own songs. Leo Sayer is ...

Leo Sayer: Star Gazing With Leo Sayer

Interview by Barbara Charone, Crawdaddy!, June 1975

THE MATRONLY ladies selling ice creams and chocolates have fled the lobby. The theatre grows dark. A four-piece band ambles out from the wings, barely ...

Sayer: “L.A. is Music's Capital, New York second, London Only Third”

Profile and Interview by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, 20 September 1975

"I FEEL I’m at my peak, I’m doing my best work ever now." Little Leo Sayer is back. The location is London’s Cunard International Hotel ...

Leo Sayer: Winter Gardens, Bournemouth

Live Review by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, 11 October 1975

LEO SAYER IS in danger of losing fans if he persists in forcing his personality on audiences, as he did when his British tour opened ...

Leo Sayer

Interview by Barbara Charone, Sounds, 6 December 1975

ALTHOUGH the jumper says "Happy Little Leo", the artiste is in a reflective mood this cold day in November despite comic overtures. Black leather jacket, ...

Leo Sayer: Endless Flight (Chrysalis)

Review by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, 13 November 1976

Leo Sayer (vocals, harmonica). Ed Greene, Steve Gadd, Rick Shlosser, Jeff Porcaro, Nigel Olsson (drums), Andy Muson, Bill Bodine, Willie Weeks, Bob Glaub, Lee Sklar, ...

Leo Sayer: Endless Flight

Review by Cliff White, New Musical Express, 4 December 1976

ALTHOUGH A lot of recorded music is impersonal (not necessarily a bad thing, it's quite possible to enjoy a record for its own sake without ...

Leo Sayer: The Palladium, London

Live Review by Tony Stewart, New Musical Express, 22 October 1977

THE VERY idea of Leo Sayer trotting about the hallowed stage of the Palladium is enough to have him executed by any gang of rock ...

Leo Sayer: London

Live Review by Danny Baker, New Musical Express, 28 October 1978

A NIGHT distinguished for me by the worst support set I've ever heard and the most tuchus-licking tolerant audience ever assembled in one Vaudeville room. ...

Richard Perry

Book Excerpt by John Tobler, Stuart Grundy, 'The Record Producers', BBC Books, 1982

IF ANY PRODUCER could be said to have an instantly identifiable sound, aside from the obvious case of Phil Spector, it would be Richard Perry. ...


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