Jon Ford (2)

Jon Ford (2)

Real Name:
John Bradford
John Bradford was the first Wolverhampton, England man to appear on Top Of The Pops. He first came to local prominence as the lead singer of Brad Ford & Sundowners. He had more success as a member of the Ides Of March. His father Bob was the manager of the group. He left the group for personal reasons and pursued a solo career as John Ford.
He recorded for Phillips from 1968 to 1970. His first record was Two’s Company, Three s A Crowd, part written by Willenhall song-writer Martin Hall. It was credited with being an exceptionally good first solo effort.
In 1969 he released I Know It’s Love which had something of a Tom Jones style about it and sold quite well in local shops. He released three more records as John Ford.
When John Bradford became the first Wolverhampton man to appear on Top Of The Pops, it was as Eli Bonaparte, the name his manager insisted he change to by deed poll.


Jon Ford (2) Discography Tracks

Singles & EPs

BF 1791 Jon Ford (2) I Know It's Love(7") Philips BF 1791 UK 1969 Sell This Version
BF 1817, 334 700 BF Jon Ford (2) The Ice Cream Song(7", Single) Philips, Philips BF 1817, 334 700 BF UK 1969 Sell This Version
Jon Ford (2) Yesterday When I Was Young / Running Around (Single) Philips UK 1970 Sell This Version
6006 030 Jon Ford (2) You've Got Me Where You Want Me(7", Single) Philips 6006 030 UK 1970 Sell This Version

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