Bad English

Bad English Band Members

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Bad English members decided on a name for the band while playing pool. John Waite missed a shot and Jonathan Cain made a comment on how bad his “english” was (referring to the spin a player puts on the cue ball) and the band decided to use the phrase.

Jonathan Cain and guitarist Neal Schon, who had both enjoyed enormous success in Journey, formed Bad English with Waite after Journey disbanded.[6] They were joined by Ricky Phillips, who had played bass for the Babys on two albums with Waite and Cain, and drummer Deen Castronovo. The eponymously titled debut album was a big seller, and contained three top-40 hit singles: the number one hit “When I See You Smile” written by Diane Warren, the top 10 hit “Price of Love,” and “Possession.” Another track from the debut album, “Best of What I Got”, which was also featured in the soundtrack to the 1989 feature film Tango and Cash, was released as a promotional single to Rock Radio, where the tune cracked the top 10… (from Wikipedia)
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hair band members

John Waite, lead vocals
Neal Schon, lead guitar
Jonathan Cain, keyboards, piano, rhythm guitar
Ricky Phillips, bass
Deen Castronovo, drums

hair albums

Bad English (1989) – When I See You Smile #1, Price of Love #5, Possession #21
Backlash (1991)

post-hair albums

Greatest Hits (1995)