Player was a popular American rock band during the late 1970s. Their #1 hit, "Baby Come Back" was written by Peter Beckett and J.C. Crowley.
Formed in Los Angeles, California, they began as a garage band, playing in the garage at Ronn Moss's house. The original members of the band included Peter Beckett (guitarist, vocalist), John Charles "J.C." Crowley (guitarist, vocalist), Ronn Moss (bassist, vocalist), and John Friesan (drummer). After extensively playing the local club scene, Player was signed to RSO Records in 1977. Wayne Cook, a keyboardist/session player & former member of Steppenwolf, was an additional bandmember for its live performances; he's the curly-haired keyboardist in the videos from the `70's.
Player gained popularity as a live act during the heyday of the 1970s stadium rock era. They began to develop a very distinctive edgy yet very melodic rock style. Their biggest hit, "Baby Come Back", rose to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1978 and was also a chart...
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