The Scaffold were a comedy, poetry and music trio from Liverpool, England, consisting of Mike McGear (real name Peter Michael McCartney, the brother of Paul McCartney), Roger McGough and John Gorman.
The Scaffold performed a mixture of comic songs, comedy sketches and the poetry of McGough, as evidenced on their 1968 live album, and released a number of singles and albums on Parlophone and EMI between 1966 and 1971, with several more on Island, Warner Bros. and Bronze thereafter.
The group also wrote and sang the theme tune to the BBC comedy 'The Liver Birds' which aired from 1969–1978.
The Scaffold achieved Top 10 success in the UK with:
- "Thank U Very Much" (# 4), composed by McGear;
- "Lily the Pink" (# 1), based on a traditional song about Lydia Pinkham. It sold over one million copies, and was awarded a gold disc.
- "Liverpool Lou" (# 7) (written by Dominic Behan), recorded during
Альбомы и синглы:
- Thank U Very Much [1967, сингл]
- Fresh Liver [1973, альбом]
- Sold Out [1975, альбом]
- The Very Best of The Scaffold [1998, альбом]
- Live at the Queen Elizabeth Hall 1968 [01.2006]
- The Scaffold at Abbey Road - 1966-1971 [сборник]
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