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Olympic Runners

Band, 1974-1979 GB, London

The Olympic Runners were a 1970s British funk band, put together by record producer Mike Vernon who also played percussion, and fronted by singer George Chandler. They also included multi-instrumentalist Pete Wingfield, and had a number of hit singles in both the US and UK.

PortraitPete Wingfield
p, syn *1948 GB
PortraitMike Vernon
perc, voc *1944 GB
PortraitGeorge Chandler
voc, bvoc *1944 GB
PortraitDeLisle Harper
b, voc *1942 GB
PortraitJoe Jammer
g, voc GB
PortraitGlen LeFleur
dr, perc GB
PortraitGlen Penniston
Popular Tracks   
Put The Music Where Your Mouth Is on Crate Diggers Supreme: Lost Vinyl Oddities & Break Beats 1965-1985, Vol. 1 by Various Artists
Get This Thing Down on Sexy Sports: Vinyl Oddities & Break Beats 1960-1984, Vol. 3 by Various Artists

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Band Membership

Title Artist Year Type
Put The Music Where Your Mouth Is & Out In FrontOlympic Runners2010Compil.
The Bitch / Dancing On The Edge Of A HeartacheOlympic Runners / The Hunters1980Single
Out Of The GroundOlympic Runners1979Compil.
DancealotOlympic Runners1979Album
The BitchOlympic Runners1979Single
It's A BitchOlympic Runners1979Album
Keepin' It UpOlympic Runners1978Album
God Bless YouOlympic Runners1978Single
Puttin' It On YaOlympic Runners1978Album
Sir DancealotOlympic Runners1978Album
Get It While You CanOlympic Runners1978Single
Whatever It TakesOlympic Runners With George Chandler1978Album
Keep It Up / Con Le Mie LacrimeOlympic Runners / The Rolling Stones1977Single
Olympic RunnersOlympic Runners1977Compil.
Love On My MindOlympic Runners1977Single
Hot To TrotOlympic Runners1977Album
Say What You Wanna But It Sure Is FunkyOlympic Runners1977Single
Keep It UpOlympic Runners With George Chandler1977Album
Personal ThangOlympic Runners1976Single
Disco PartyOlympic Runners1976Compil.
Don't Let UpOlympic Runners1976Album
Out In FrontOlympic Runners1975Album
Dump The BumpOlympic Runners1975Single
Party Time Is Here To StayOlympic Runners1975Single
Put The Music Where Your Mouth IsOlympic Runners1974Album
Grab It / Let Your Fingers Do The TalkingOlympic Runners1974Single
Drag It Over HereOlympic Runners1974Single
Sproutin' Out / Be My Main SqueezeOlympic Runners1974Single
Put The Music Where Your Mouth Is / Do It OverOlympic Runners1974Single
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