Bell's father, Jimmy, who died inwas a well-known local singer, and his late mother, Leonora Rogers, was in show business prior to marriage, after which she was heavily involved in local music and dance.
Graham made a solo single in and one year later replaced Alan Hull as the singer of psychedelic rock band Skip Bifferty later renamed Heavy Jelly. In he was singer in another psychedelic rock band Griffin. Musical style was jazzy progressive rock with guitar from John Hedley The First Time - U2 - Zooropa was later part of Last Exitwith Sting playing call and response with Bell's blues shout vocals.
Bell was then tempted to leave the group to record an album as a solo artist in After Bell's appearance Watch The River Flow - Graham Bell - Graham Bell the London Symphony Orchestra version of Tommy it was reported that Pete Townshend produced an album for him, but it never saw the light of day.
In the late s Graham Bell was featured on the front page of Sounds music paper as a "the man most likely to", but sadly his profile was affected Watch The River Flow - Graham Bell - Graham Bell the rise of punk and the new wave. Bell moved to America, where he toured with Long John Baldryand was the co-front man along with Jackie Lomax of a band of LA Brit expatriates known as the Tea Bags, among others, before returning to his native Northeast England in the mid s.
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