|Released April 1973|
Genre Rock, Soft Rock
|Format 7" Single|
Label MCA (US), Track (UK)
|Recorded January–February 1973, at Barn Studios, Apple Studios, and Nova Sound Studios|
Writer(s) David Courtney and Leo Sayer
One Man Band is a song by The Who's lead singer, Roger Daltrey from his début solo album Daltrey. The song was written by David Courtney and Leo Sayer, and features Daltrey's Acoustic guitar strumming. According to Daltrey, it "reminiscences of Shepherd's Bush" (A place in west London where Daltrey had grown up and The Who were formed) and became one the albums highlights of the album, and later being released as a single in its own right in some European territories.
The song was covered by Leo Sayer a year later for his solo album Just a Boy and released as a single which later became one of Sayer's biggest hits peaking at number 6.