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Alan Whitehead


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Alan Whitehead is a British musician and businessman. He started his career in the music industry in 1966 as the drummer for Crispian St. Peters, but is best known as a member of Marmalade, whose most successful single in the UK was a cover version of the Paul McCartney song Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da. In 1969 Marmalade were signed to Decca Records and their next song Reflections of My Life became a number 10 hit in the USA. Whitehead left the band in 1978 and set up his own management company, negotiating his first production contract with EMI Records. Groups that he successfully managed were Lipps Inc., Mel and Kim, Modern Romance and Rikki Peebles. He later went on to manage all girl groups Amazulu and Belle Stars.

He currently runs Chubby Lama Management with Sasi Langford representing Indie Rock band Shoot the Preacher who won The Global Song Writing Competition. He has also managed strip clubs.


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