Bread (band)

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The band in 1971 – David Gates, Robb Royer, Jimmy Griffin, Mike Botts
Background information
OriginLos Angeles, California, United States
GenresSoft rock, folk rock
Years active1969–1973; 1976–1978; 1996–1997
LabelsElektra, Rhino
Associated actsThe Remingtons
The Pleasure Fair
Toast/Radio Dixie
Past membersDavid Gates
Jimmy Griffin
Robb Royer
Mike Botts
Larry Knechtel

Bread are an American rock/pop band. They formed in Los Angeles, California in the late 1960s. "Make It With You" was a No. 1 hit in the Billboard chart. "If" was a 1971 worldwide hit. Bread disbanded in 1978. The band leader was David Gates. He composed all of Bread's hits. The 1996 reunion was a year-long world tour.

Major hit singles[change | change source]

  • Make It With You
  • If
  • Baby I'm-A Want You
  • Everything I Own
  • Guitar Man
  • Lost Without Your Love

Studioalbums[change | change source]

  • 1969: Bread
  • 1970: On the Waters
  • 1971: Manna
  • 1972: Baby I'm-a Want You
  • 1972: Guitar Man
  • 1977: Lost Without Your Love