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Australian singles chart:
One Man Band entered the Kent Music Report on 19 August 1974 and peaked at #38.
The song is on Just a Boy which entered the Kent Music Report album chart on 18 November 1974 and peaked at #3.
David Courtney, Leo Sayer
David Courtney, Adam Faith
BONUS TRACK BELOW – One Man Band by Roger Daltrey
In one of his earliest hits, Leo Sayer sings about a hungry busker trying to make a few coins by entertaining passersby on a bustling road in London. Sayer and his songwriting partner David Courtney were working on material for Sayer’s first two albums when Roger Daltrey showed interest in their work for his first solo release, Daltrey. As a result, the Who frontman got first crack at some tunes intended for Sayer, including this one, on the 1973 album. Sayer’s version a year later features noted roots guitarist Ry Cooder on acoustic guitar.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/leo-sayer/one-man-band
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One Man Band by Roger Daltrey
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