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Pete Ham


Vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter who have rose to popularity during the past due 1960s and early 1970s. A founding person in the popular British rock-band Badfinger, he had written and performed such strikes as “EVERY SINGLE DAY” and “Baby Blue.” He founded a Welsh music group known as The Iveys (or, originally, The Panthers) in 1961. The music group, which was later on authorized to the Beatles’ label, was re-named Badfinger in 1969. Two albums comprising his previously un-released materials — Golders Green and Seven Recreation area Avenue– had been released posthumously in the past due 1990s. He dedicated suicide at age twenty-seven, while anticipating his first kid. His girl Petera was created only a month after his loss of life. He helped create “Without You,” vocalist Harry Nilsson’s worldwide hit ballad.

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Full Name Pete Ham
Date Of Birth April 27, 1947
Died April 24, 1975, Surrey, United Kingdom
Place Of Birth Wales
Profession Rock Singer
Nationality Welsh
Children Petera Ham
Siblings John Ham
Music Groups Badfinger
Star Sign Taurus

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1Suffered from depression, and hanged himself in his garage studio.
2Member of the group Badfinger, and co-wrote the Harry Nilsson hit "Without You" with bandmate Tom Evans. The song was later covered with much success by Mariah Carey.



Wishlist2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
La banda sonora de la solidaritat2016TV Movie documentary writer: "Et queda tant per viure Without You"
Cuéntame2008-2016TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot2016writer: "Without You"
Vacation2015/Iwriter: "Without You" - as Peter Ham
Strange Magic2015writer: "Without You"
Horrible Bosses 22014writer: "No Matter What" - as Pete William Ham
The X Factor2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
So You Think You Can Dance2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
American Idol2002-2011TV Series writer - 3 episodes
The X Factor2006-2010TV Series writer - 2 episodes
44 Inch Chest2009writer: "Without You"
Idols2008TV Series writer - 1 episode
Deutschland sucht den Superstar2002-2008TV Series writer - 5 episodes
Patinando por un sueño2007TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Departed2006writer: "Baby Blue" 1971
Elementarteilchen2006writer: "Without You"
Peep Show2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
Australian Idol2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
Cesko hledá SuperStar2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
Pop Idol2003TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Idols2003TV Series writer - 1 episode
The In-Laws2003/Iwriter: "No Matter What"
Idool 20032003TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Rules of Attraction2002writer: "Without You"
Houve Uma Vez Dois Verões2002writer: "Without You" - as Peter Ham
Bridget Jones's Diary2001writer: "Without You" - as Ham
Outside Providence1999writer: "No Matter What"
The Beatles Anthology1996TV Mini-Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Casino1995writer: "Without You"
Now and Then1995writer: "No Matter What"
Kanto Boy 2: Anak ni Totoy Guapo1994writer: "Without You"
Top of the Pops1994TV Series writer - 1 episode
Home Improvement1991TV Series writer - 1 episode
Zärtliche Chaoten1987writer: "Without You"
Mike's Murder1984writer: "Without You"
Doing Time1979writer: "WITHOUT YOU" - uncredited
The Sonny and Cher Show1976TV Series writer - 1 episode
Son of Dracula1974writer: "Without You" - as Ham, uncredited
The Magic Christian1969writer: "Carry On To Tomorrow", "Rock of All Ages" - as Pete



Joey Molland: Liverpool to Memphis2013Documentary



The Midnight Special1973TV SeriesHimself - Musician
Set of 61972TV SeriesHimself - Musician
The Concert for Bangladesh1972DocumentaryHimself (as Badfinger)
Top of the Pops1970-1972TV SeriesHimself - Musician
Get It Together1970TV SeriesHimself - Musician
Beat-Club1970TV SeriesHimself - Musician

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Best of Musikladen Vol. 021998Video documentaryHimself - Musician (as Badfinger)
Badfinger: Director's Cut1997Video documentaryHimself
The Beatles Anthology1996TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself

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