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Status Quo top songs include Down Down, Pictures of Matchstick Men, In the Army Now. They had 9 top 100 hit songs. Status Quo top songs include Down Down, Pictures of Matchstick Men, In the Army Now. They had 9 top 100 hit songs.Who are the original members of status quo?
The group originated in The Spectres, founded by schoolboys Francis Rossi and Alan Lancaster in 1962. After a number of lineup changes, which included the introduction of Rick Parfitt in 1967, the band became The Status Quo in 1967 and Status Quo in 1969.Who was the original keyboard player for status quo?
By 1976, Andy Bown – an ex-member of The Herd, Judas Jump and the Peter Frampton Band – was brought in to cover keyboards, although as he was contracted as a solo artist with EMI he was not credited as an official member of Status Quo until 1982.Why did status quo release roll over lay down?
Roll Over Lay Down was the A-side of an EP, Quo Live, which was released to celebrate Status Quo's thirteenth anniversary. Releasing an EP was thought to be commercial suicide at the time, but it became the first EP to reach the UK top ten.