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Status Quo  KevM at the English language Wikipedia

Status Quo are an English rock band who play boogie rock. The group originated in The Spectres, founded by Francis Rossi and Alan Lancaster in 1962, while still schoolboys. After a number of lineup changes, which included the introduction of Rick Parfitt in 1967, the band became The Status Quo in 1967 and Status Quo in 1969.

They have had over 60 chart hits in the UK, more than any other rock band, including “Pictures of Matchstick Men” in 1968, “Whatever You Want” in 1979 and “In the Army Now” in 1986 and 2010. Twenty-two of these reached the Top 10 in the UK Singles Chart. In July 1985 the band opened Live Aid at Wembley Stadium with “Rockin’ All Over the World”.  In 1991, Status Quo received a Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music.

Status Quo starred in their first feature film, Bula Quo!, which was released to cinemas in July 2013. The film coincided with the release of the soundtrack album Bula Quo!, which peaked at number 10 in the UK Albums Chart. The first single from the album, “Bula Bula Quo” was released in June 2013, and is Status Quo’s one hundredth single release.


If you haven’t heard of Stutus quo, well where have you been? Even Scrappy Doodlepip has them as one of her all time favourite bands and that’s saying something! i became aware of them in the mid 70’s, but of course my father didn’t like them, so l almost had to listen to them under the cover of tin foil! i am a fan, are you one too, and if so, what are your fave tracks, singles and albums?

Here’s Ten Favourites of hers and mine!

Pictures Of Matchstick Men

Whatever you want

Rockin’ All Over The World

“In The Army Now”

Ice in the Sun

Down down

Paper Plane

Roll Over Lay Down


What You’re Proposing


So there we go folks – 10 ofStatus quo’s best in Both Scrappy and my eyes, now how about you?

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