And here you thought they were a Beatles knock-off. Right, them and every other pop band since 1965. But the best of Badfinger's '70s singles -- "Come and Get It," "Without You," "No Matter What," "Day After Day," "Baby Blue" and "Hold On" -- are as sparkling and weightless as satellites -- and just as doomed to burn. Lawsuits and depression gutted the band; Ham and Evans wound up suicides. Only Joey Molland (who joined the band in 1970) remains, which may not be enough for some, though hearing a set of perfect rock songs should be. Respect, power-pop people, respect.
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