Mud (band)

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Mud are an English glam rock band, formed in February 1966. Their earlier success came in a pop and then glam rock style, while later hits were influenced by 1950s rock and roll and rockabilly,[1] and they are best remembered for their hit singles "Dyna-mite" , "Tiger Feet", which was the UK's best-selling single of 1974, and "Lonely This Christmas" which reached Christmas number 1 in December 1974. After signing to Rak Records and teaming up with songwriters/producers Nicky Chinn and Mike Chapman, the band had fourteen UK Top 20 hits between 1973 and 1976, including three number ones.[2]

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Mud in 1974. From left to right: Dave Mount, Ray Stiles, Les Gray, Rob Davis.
Mud in 1974.
From left to right: Dave Mount, Ray Stiles, Les Gray, Rob Davis.
Background information
Also known asDum (1974)
Ring (1979–1980)
OriginCarshalton, Greater London, England
Years active1966–1980, 2015–present
LabelsRak Records
Private Stock Records
RCA Records
MembersRob Davis
Ray Stiles
Keith Read
Pete Phipps
Past membersLes Gray
Dave Mount
Andy Ball
Brian Tatum
Margo Buchanan
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Mud II
Also known asLes Gray's Mud (1980-2004)
Years active1980–2004, 2004–present
MembersSyd Twynham
Chris Savage
Marc Michalski
Chris Millward
Past membersLes Gray
Stuart Amesbury
Cherie Beck
Dale Fry
Rob John
Nick Richie
Tim Fish
Mark Hatwood
Kevin Fairburn
John Berry
Wole Rother
Phil Wilson