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Dan Matovina

Dan Matovina

Dan Matovina is best-known as the writer of the comprehensive biography Without You: The Tragic Story Of Badfinger. First released in the U.S. and U.K. in 1997, the book is still being published and is now in its third edition. Previously, Matovina had contributed the first major historical article on Badfinger following chief songwriter Pete Ham's suicide for the May 1979 edition of Trouser Press. Dan has also contributed to many Badfinger-related CD releases over the years as a liner-note writer, researcher, consultant, engineer, producer, mastering engineer, compiler, and agent. He has also worked in the music industry as a recording engineer & record producer for acts such as The Monkees, The Pandoras, House Of Freaks, The Clints, Blood On The Saddle, Big Umbrella, The Four Seasons, Karmann, Rick Cammon, Easter, and Pete Ham (posthumously).

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Badfinger Back In Business

Retrospective by Dan Matovina, Trouser Press, May 1979

WHAT WOULD eventually become Badfinger started out as a part time local band in Swansea, Wales during the post-Mersey beat boom of 1964-66. Back then ...

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