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

Make It With You,” first appeared on the 1970 “On The Waters” studio album, 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, was led by Jimmy Griffin in the key of C major (C).

David Gates and Jimmy Griffin were the lead singers.

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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.

Jimmy 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
1977: Lost Without Your Love

Burt Sugarman: 1977: Midnight Special

David Gates
Jimmy Griffin

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