Album: The Original Soundtrack
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Let me start off by saying that I’m flying a little bit blind here, because if I’ve heard a half-dozen 10cc songs in my life, I’d be surprised. The only thing I really know about them is that they were named after the same thing that The Lovin’ Spoonful and Pearl Jam were named after. But a little bit of my patented half-assed research turns up that they were one of those bands who made post-1967 sophisto art-pop that were much bigger in the U.K. than they ever were in the U.S. Way bigger: from 1972-1977, they had 11 top ten singles in the U.K., including three number ones. Said number ones of which got some airplay on FM radio here in the U.S., so people of a certain age might remember “Rubber Bullets” or “Dreadlock Holiday” from KFIG or Rock 96FM or KKDJ or whatever your local FM stations were in the 1970s.