John Miles is 70th this week.
He was born in Jarrow, County Durham. He formed his first band The John Miles Set, in 1971 and then went solo after signing a record contract with Decca in 1975.
He is, and always will be, remember for his 1976 hit, Music, the just under six-minute epic which reached number three in teh UK chart. It was actually his second hit following Highfly which got to number 17 in November 1975. He did have two further hits, Remember Yesterday in October 1976 and the number 10 hit Slow down in 1977.
From 1987 he has been a constaant member of Tina Turner’s band playing guitar and keyboards on many of her albums as well as on tour.
Lets enjoy this wonderful live performance of Music from 11 years ago.