Bread, an American rock band, was formed by David Gates, James Griffin, and Robb Royer in 1968.

Make It With You” first appeared on the 1970 “On The Waters” studio album and was led by David Gates in the key of E major (E).

Just Like Yesterday” first appeared on the 1972 “Baby, I’m A Want You” studio album by Bread and was led by James Griffin in the key of C major (C).

David Gates and James Griffin were the lead singers.

Bread does not have an official website.

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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, Mike Botts joined Bread as drummer.

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.


1969: Bread
1970: On The Waters
1970: It Don’t Matter To Me
1971: Manna
1972: Baby, I’m A Want You
1972: Guitar Man
1973: The Best Of Bread – Volume 1
1974: The Best Of Bread – Volume 2
1977: Lost Without Your Love
1977: The Sound Of Bread
1985: Anthology Of Bread
1989: The Very Best Of Bread
1996: Retrospective

Burt Sugarman: 1977: Midnight Special

David Gates
James Griffin

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