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The Rah Band

This fictitious studio group was masterminded by Richard A. Hewson (b. 17 November 1943, Stockton-on-Tees, Teesside, Britain). In the past due 60s arranger, conductor and multi-instrumentalist Hewson caused Adam Taylor and Herbie Hancock and organized hits like the Beatles ‘The Long And Winding Street’ and Mary Hopkin’s ‘Those Had been The Times’. His popularity as an arranger spread and within the next 10 years he caused performers including Supertramp, Diana Ross, Carly Simon, Artwork Garfunkel, Leo Sayer, Al Stewart, Chris DeBurgh, Fleetwood Macintosh and Chris Rea. In 1976 he made a decision to make, write and play by himself records beneath the name RAH Music group. In 1977 the instrumental ‘The Crunch’ on Great Earth climbed in to the UK Top 10. 3 years afterwards ‘Falcon’ hit the very best 40 and began an extended string of dance strikes for the music group. In 1985 ‘Clouds OVER THE Moon’, with vocals by his wife Liz, provided him another Top 10 single. Over time the band have got chalked up seven UK strikes and have got records on an array of brands including DJM, KR, TMT, Audio, RCA, Supreme and Creole. Hewson, who in the 80s caused Toyah and 5 STAR and created big strikes for Cliff Richard and Shakin’ Stevens, today concentrates on composing and creating music for UK tv shows and advertisements.

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