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In May 1977.

In May 1977, “Mercury” label released “Deceptive Bends”, the fifth 10cc studio album. It was recorded October 1976 – March 1977, at “Strawberry Studios South” in Dorking, Surrey, UK, and was produced by Eric Stewart, Graham Gouldman and Paul Burgess.


  • Eric Stewart – lead and backing vocals, lead and rhythm guitars, keyboards, percussion
  • Graham Gouldman – lead and backing vocals, bass guitar, lead and rhythm guitars, organ, percussion, autoharp
  • Paul Burgess – drums, percussion
  • Jean Alain Roussel – electric piano, organ
  • Tony Spath – piano, oboe
  • Del Newman – string arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Eric Stewart and Graham Gouldman.

  1. Good Morning Judge
  2. The Things We Do for Love
  3. Marriage Bureau Rendezvous
  4. People in Love
  5. Modern Man Blues
  6. Honeymoon with B Troop
  7. I Bought a Flat Guitar Tutor
  8. You’ve Got a Cold
  9. Feel the Benefit

I: Reminisce and Speculate

II: A Latin Break

III: Feel the Benefit

On June 27, 1995.

On June 27, 1995, “Avex” label released “Mirror Mirror”, the eleventh and final 10cc album. It was recorded 1975, 1985, 1981, and was produced by Eric Stewart, Graham Gouldman, Adrian Lee and Rod Gammons.


  • Eric Stewart — lead and backing vocals, lead guitar, keyboards, percussion
  • Graham Gouldman — lead and backing vocals, guitars, bass guitar, percussion, mandolin
  • Rick Fenn — lead guitar
  • Steve Pigott — keyboard, drum programming
  • Gary Wallis — drums, percussion
  • Kevin Godley — bass drum, musical box, backing vocals
  • Lol Creme — grand piano, backing vocals
  • Adrian Lee — bass, programming, arrangements, keyboard, brass section, percussion, accordion, vibes, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Paul McCartney — rhythm guitar, strings, electric piano, frogs, crickets, percussion
  • Andrew Gold — lead and backing vocals
  • Ian Thomas — drums
  • Gary Barnacle — saxophone
  • Peter Thoms — trombone
  • Lise Aferiat, Nicola Burton – violin
  • Chris Goldscheider – viola
  • Patrick Jones – cello
  • Andrew Hines – cello

Track listing:

  1. Yvonne’s the One – Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart
  2. Code of Silence – Eric Stewart
  3. Blue Bird – Graham Gouldman
  4. Age of Consent – Eric Stewart
  5. Take This Woman – Eric Stewart, Graham Gouldon
  6. The Monkey and the Onion – Graham Gouldman, Tim Rice
  7. Everything Is Not Enough – Eric Stewart
  8. Ready to Go Home – Andrew Gold, Graham Gouldman
  9. Grow Old with Me – Graham Gouldman
  10. Margo Wants the Mustard – Eric Stewart
  11. Peace in Our Time – Graham Gouldman, Steve Pigott
  12. Why Did I Break Your Heart – Eric Stewart, Graham Gouldman
  13. Now You’re Gone – Graham Gouldman
  14. I’m Not in Love (acoustic version 95’) – Eric Stewart, Graham Gouldman

On August 5, 1992.

On August 5, 1992, Jeffrey Thomas Porcaro died aged 38. He was a songwriter, musician (drums), and record producer, best known as the drummer with Toto. He was one of the most south after session drummers in popular music, played on hundreds of albums and worked with numerous artists such as Paul McCartney, Pink Floyd, Michael Jackson, George Benson, Greg Lake, Seals & Crofts, Les Dudek, Joe Cocker, Steely Dan, The Jacksons, Tommy Bolin, Jackson Browne, Leo Sayer, Boz Scaggs, Carly Simon, Eric Carmen, Valerie Carter, Lisa Dal Bello, Hall & Oates, Diana Ross, Colin Blunstone, Larry Carlton, Allen Toussaint, Dave Mason, Warren Zevon, Ruben Blades, Bim, Jerry Williams, Al Stewart, Marc Jordan, Rickie Lee Jones, Janne Schaffer, Lowell George, Aretha Franklin, Jon Anderson, Luis Miguel, Love and Money, Patti Austin, Mariya Takeuchi, The Brothers Johnson, Peter Frampton, Bee Gees, Char, Christopher Cross, Randy Crawford, Al Jarreau, Amii Ozaki, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Eye to Eye, Donna Summer, Elton John, Melissa Manchester, Donald Fagen, Herbie Hancock, Don Henley, Michael McDonald, Lionel Richie, Paul Simon, Randy Newman, Russ Taff, Chicago, David Gilmour Joe Walsh, Eric Clapton, Peter cetera, Earth Wind & Fire, roger Hodgson, David Benoit, Dr. John, Steve Porcaro, Nik Kershaw, Poco, Clair Mario, Celine Dion, Natalie Cole, Madonna, Jude Cole, Sandy Patty, Bruce Springsteen, Michael Bolton, Cher, Dire Straits, Richard Marx, Bonnie Raitt, Rod Stewart, B-52’s, Go West, 10CC, Roger Waters, Paul Young, and David Crosby. In 1993, Porcaro was posthumously inducted into the “Modern Drummer Hall of Fame”.

On November 27, 1981.

On November 27, 1981, “Warner Bros” label released “Ten Out of 10”, the eighth 10cc studio album. It was recorded in 1981, and was produced by Eric Stewart and Graham Gouldman.


  • Eric Stewart– lead vocals, synthesiser, guitars, bass, slide guitar, pianos, percussion, synthesiser strings, rock snare
  • Graham Gouldman– lead vocals, bass, guitars, percussion, double bass, sitar
  • Rick Fenn– guitars, fretless bass, backing vocals
  • Vic Emerson– Synclavier, string synthesiser, piano, electric piano, bass
  • Paul Burgess– drums, percussion
  • Marc Jordan– organ, piano, backing vocals, electric piano
  • Lenni Crookes– sax
  • Simon Phillips– drums
  • Keith Bessey– maracas
  • Andrew Gold– vocals, bass, guitar, piano, electric piano, synthesiser,  vocoder, percussion

Track listing:

  1. Don’t Ask – Graham Gouldman
  2. Overdraft in Overdrive – Eric Stewart, Graham Gouldman
  3. Don’t Turn Me Away – Eric Stewart
  4. Memories – Eric Stewart, Graham Gouldman
  5. Notell Hotel – Eric Stewart, Graham Gouldman
  6. Les Nouveaux Riches – Eric Stewart
  7. Action Man in a Motown Suit – Eric Stewart, Graham Gouldman
  8. Listen With Your Eyes – Eric Stewart, Graham Gouldman
  9. Lying Here With You – Graham Gouldman
  10. Survivor – Graham Gouldman, Eric Stewart


In July 1973.

In July 1973, “UK” label released the debut, self-titled 10cc album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Strawberry Studios” in Stockpot, and was produced by Eric Stewart, Lol Crème, Graham Gouldman and Kevin Godley.


  • Eric Stewart– lead electric guitar, slide guitar, Moog synthesizer, vocals
  • Lol Creme– acoustic guitar, electric guitar, grand piano, synthesizer, Mellotron, percussion, vocals
  • Graham Gouldman– bass, acoustic guitar, Dobro guitar, electric guitar, tambourine, vocals
  • Kevin Godley– drums, percussion, vocals

Track listing:

  1. Johnny, Don’t Do It – Kevin Godley, Lol Creme, Graham Gouldman
  2. Sand in My Face – Kevin Godley, Lol Creme, Graham Gouldman
  3. Donna – Kevin Godley, Lol Crème
  4. The Dean and I – Kevin Godley, Lol Crème
  5. Headline Hustler – Graham Gouldman, Eric Stewart
  6. Speed Kills – Eric Stewart, Kevin Godley, Lol Creme, Graham Gouldman
  7. Rubber Bullets – Kevin Godley, Lol Creme, Graham Gouldman
  8. The Hospital Song – Kevin Godley, Lol Crème
  9. Ships Don’t Disappear in the Night (Do They?) – Kevin Gouldman, Eric Stewart
  10. Fresh Air for My Mama – Kevin Godley, Lol Creme, Eric Stewart

On September 1, 1976.

Bloody Tourists

On September 1, 1976, “Mercury” label released “Bloody Tourists”, the sixth 10cc studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Strawberry Studios” in Stockport, England, and was produced by Graham Gouldman and Eric Stewart.


  • Eric Stewart– lead vocal, guitars, piano, Moog synthesizer, organ
  • Graham Gouldman– lead vocals, bass, guitar, percussion
  • Rick Fenn– vocals, guitar, organ, Moog synthesizer
  • Duncan Mackay– synthesizer, piano, violin, keyboards, electric piano, backing vocals
  • Stuart Tosh– vocals, drums, percussion, tambourine, bells
  • Paul Burgess– drums, percussion, congas, glockenspiel, marimba, tambourine, timbales, triangle, bells, vibraphone

Track listing:

  1. Dreadlock Holiday – Graham Gouldman, Eric Stewart
  2. For You and I – Graham Gouldman, Eric Stewart
  3. Take These Chains – Graham Gouldman, Eric Stewart
  4. Shock on the Tube (Don’t Want Love) – Eric Stewart
  5. Last Night – Graham Gouldman, Rick Fenn
  6. The Anonymous Alcoholic – Graham Gouldman, Eric Stewart
  7. Reds in My Bed – Eric Stewart, Stuart Tosh
  8. Life Line – Graham Gouldman
  9. Tokyo – Eric Stewart
  10. Old Mister Time – Duncan Mackay, Eric Stewart
  11. From Rochdaleto Ocho Rios – Graham Gouldman
  12. Everything You’ve Wanted to Know About!!! – Eric Stewart