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Birth date: August 10, 1948
Birth place: Aigburth, United Kingdom
Profession:Soundtrack, Actor
Music groups:Player (Since 1976), Little River Band (1989 – 1997)
Albums:Too Many Reasons, Player, Best of Player, Danger Zone

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Peter Beckett (born 10 August 1948) is an English musician and songwriter who has written songs for many prominent recording artists, his own bands and solo work, and for several films. He is likely best known as the lead singer and guitarist for 1970s soft rock group Player, which scored a U.S. #1 hit in 1977 with "Baby Come Back".Beckett was born in the Aigburth district of Liverpool, England. He was greatly influenced by seeing the Beatles perform at the famous Cavern Club. At 16, he recorded his first record, "All Night Stand", with a band called The Thoughts. "All Night Stand" was written by Ray Davies from The Kinks. He then joined a band called Winston G and The Wicked, later renamed Whip. After they disbanded, Beckett auditioned for Badfinger on the heels of "Come and Get It", and was on Peter Ham's and Tommy Evans' short list, but they ultimately offered the job to Joey Molland instead. Beckett then joined a progressive rock band called Paladin, recording two albums called Paladin and Paladin Charge!. Moving to Los Angeles, California in 1974 he joined Skyband before joining up with JC Crowley, Ronn Moss, and John Friesen in 1976 to form Player. Player enjoyed a Number One hit in 1978 with "Baby Come Back" - written by Beckett and JC Crowley.After recording four albums, Player split up and Beckett began writing songs for other recording artists such as Olivia Newton-John, The Temptations and Kenny Rogers and for films and television during the 1980s. In 1991, Peter released his first solo CD called Beckett, a combination of rock, pop, AOR tunes. Peter also joined up with Little River Band in 1989 and toured with them for over eight years.Getting back together with Ronn Moss in 1995, they recorded Player's fifth album, Lost in Reality and toured the United States. Since then, Peter has produced, written and played on two solo CDs for Ronn Moss and composed music for the soap opera The Bold And The Beautiful, which starred Moss. Beckett and Moss had a world tour in 2006 which included some dates in the United States. Beckett is also working on a second solo CD and continues to write film scores and material for other artists.In 2013 Player released "Too Many Reasons" on Frontiers Records. Beckett and Moss joined the Sail Rock Tour 2013 with Christopher Cross, Gary Wright, Al Stewart, Orleans, Firefall, Robbie Dupree and John Ford Coley, performing all over the United States and Canada. Beckett is currently working on a country CD, Peter Beckett - Limey Cowboy and continues to tour with his band Player. Check the official Player website for current performance dates. Wikipedia

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Mike & Mike2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
RuPaul's Drag Race2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Olivia Newton-John and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra: Live at the Sydney Opera House2007TV Movie writer: "Twist Of Fate"
Transformers2007writer: "Baby Come Back"
Good Morning America2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
Date Movie2006writer: "Baby Come Back"
A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints2006writer: "Baby Come Back"
Roll Bounce2005writer: "Baby Come Back"
Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights2004producer: "High School Confidential"
Beyond Borders2003performer: "All I Want" / writer: "All I Want"
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines2003music: "Dat Funky Man", "Sugar" / performer: "Sugar", "Party" / producer: "Dat Funky Man", "Sugar", "Party" / writer: "Party"
Basic2003arranger: "Black Betty" / performer: "Black Betty" / producer: "Black Betty"
Serving Sara2002performer: "American Woman"
Life or Something Like It2002performer: "All the Love" / writer: "All the Love"
Rock Star2001performer: "California Girls" / producer: "California Girls" / writer: "Livin' The Life"
The Simpsons1992TV Series 1 episode
Frankie and Johnny1991performer: "UNTIL YOU LET GO" / writer: "UNTIL YOU LET GO"
Second Sight1989writer: "TAKIN' A STAND"
Staying Together1989writer: "The More Things Change", "Kit's Theme"
Major League1989performer: "How Can the Girl Refuse" - as Beckett
Cocktail1988producer: "Original Sin Jumpin' In" / writer: "Original Sin Jumpin' In"
3-2-11987TV Series performer - 1 episode
Little Shop of Horrors1986performer: "Da-Doo"
Body Slam1986writer: "Rock 'N' Roll Hearts"
The Men's Club1986lyrics: "Taking a Stand" / music: "Taking a Stand"
St. Elmo's Fire1985writer: "STRESSED OUT CLOSE TO THE EDGE"
Fame1984-1985TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Olivia Newton-John: Twist of Fate1984Video short writer: "Twist of Fate"
The Karate Kid1984lyrics: "THE MOMENT OF TRUTH" / writer: " IT TAKES TWO TO TANGO"
Where the Boys Are1984performer: "Jennie" / writer: "Jennie"
Two of a Kind1983writer: "Twist of Fate"
3 by CheeverTV Mini-Series lyrics - 1 episode, 1979 music - 1 episode, 1979
FM1978writer: "Baby Come Back"
The Man Who Fell to Earth1976writer: "Baby Come Back"



Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story1999TV MovieSinger



3-2-11987TV SeriesHimself - Guest Star

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1Still actively performing with his band Player, as well as writing songs for movies and other recording artists. [December 2008]
2Peter still produces, performs live, and writes songs and records with his band Player [October 2008]

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