Bread


Bread was an American pop-rock band formed in 1968 by David Gates, James “Jimmy” Griffin, and Robert “Robb” Royer.


Just Like Yesterday” was led by Jimmy Griffin and sung in the key of C major (C).

David Gates and James Griffin were the lead singers. David sang mostly the lead tenor parts and played guitar, bass, and keyboards. James usually handled the higher tenor-alto harmony vocals and played guitar and keyboards.


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BREAD
News

Bread performed their first concert on July 25, 1969.

In 1969, James “Jim” Gordon started out as the drummer and was replaced by Michael “Mike” Botts.

In 1970, Robb Royer left the band.

In 1971, Robb Royer was replaced by Lawrence “Larry” Knechtel, who played keyboards, bass, and guitar.

James Griffin died on January 11, 2005.

Michael Botts died on December 09, 2005.

In 2006, Bread was inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame.

Larry Knechtel died on August 20, 2009.


BREAD
Songs

DISCOGRAPHY
1969: Bread
1970: On The Waters
1971: Manna
1972: Baby, I’m A Want You
1972: Guitar Man
1977: Lost Without Your Love

VIDEOGRAPHY
Burt Sugarman

COMPENDIUM
David Gates
Jimmy Griffin


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