Additional information about this, The Goodies vinyl art.
The Goodies – The Artist
The Goodies were a trio of British comedians: Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, and Bill Oddie. The trio created, wrote for and performed in their eponymous television comedy show from 1970 until 1982, combining sketches and situation comedy. They also had a string of successful chart singles penned by Bill Oddie. In 1974–75, they chalked up five hit singles in twelve months: “The Inbetweenies”, “Black Pudding Bertha”, “Nappy Love” and “Funky Gibbon” and “Make a Daft Noise for Christmas”. “Funky Gibbon” was their biggest hit which reached number 4 in the UK Singles Chart and during the peak of their fame The Goodies made an appearance on Top of the Pops with the song. After the TV series all three members went of too successful careers. Tim Brooke-Taylor (1940-2020) went on to work on BBC Radio with ‘I’M Sorry, I’ll Read That Again and appeared as an actor in various sitcoms, and was a panellist on I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue for almost 50 years. Bill Oddie (Born 1941) is an English writer, comedian, composer, musician, artist, birder, conservationist, television presenter and actor. A birder since his childhood Oddie has established a reputation as a naturalist, conservationist, and television presenter on wildlife issues. David Graeme Garden OBE (Born1943) is a British comedian, actor, author, artist and television after the Goodies he became know as a cast member on I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue.
Goodies Theme – The Song
‘Goodies Theme’ is the song used on the opening titles for the 1970–1982 television comedy series, The Goodies. It was written and sung by Bill Oddie one of the the three ‘Goodies’. Three versions of the song were produced one of which was released as this single in 1973.
The Goodies G – The Shape
This record has been modelled into a shape of the familiar ‘G’ for Goodies. It is a distinctive style of letter that was very popular in the 70’s and was incorporated by The Goodies on t-shirts and other promotional material.
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