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Rich But Happy
Demo Tape
1986
Rich But Happy, a young band from Urmston, destined for greatness before their still confusing split. Band member's Rodney, Adam and Jason went on to form Hulio Ridiculo who were they themselves tipped for the top but also split. The lead singer (Andy Chester) going on to form My Computer.

Rich But Happy would often play The Gallery, The Grey Horse and other small venues around Manchester with their jangly pop, taking with them their small but loyal following.

It was rumoured that a deal was in the offing before their split, so who knows what might have been?

Lead vocalist, Steve O'Donoghue went on to form, Salvatore and now tours under his own name as an acoustic artist.

Rich But Happy were; Steve O'Donoghue - Lead vocal and guitar, Rodney Smith - Guitar, Adam Speakman - Bass, Jason Kellet - Drums
Artefact added : 2nd October 2010
by blumphy
dave r Says –
I remember these from college, loretto in hulme and had a live take somewhere but it's long gone. Saw them play a couple of times and really liked them.. Glad I found this ????
COMMENT ADDED 9th January 2021
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