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Status Quo, also known as The Quo or just Quo, are an English rock band whose music is characterized by their distinctive brand of boogie rock.
The group’s origins were in ½The Spectres½ founded by schoolboys Francis Rossi and Alan Lancaster in 1962.
After a number of lineup changes, the band became ½The Status Quo½ in late 1967, finally settling on the name ½Status Quo½ in 1969. They have recorded over 60 chart hits in the UK, more than any other rock group.
22 of these have reached the UK Top Ten.
The origins of Status Quo were in the rock and roll freakbeat band ½The Spectres½ formed in 1962.
Francis Rossi and Alan Lancaster met at Sedgehill Comprehensive School, Catford, and were members of the same orchestra.
Rossi and Lancaster played their first gig at the Samuel Jones Sports Club in Dulwich, London.
In 1963 they added drummer John Coghlan.
They began writing their own material and after a year met Rick Parfitt who was playing with a cabaret band called The Highlights.
By the end of 1965 Rossi and Parfitt, who had become close friends, made a commitment to continue working together.
On 18 July 1966 The Spectres signed a five-year deal with Piccadilly Records, releasing two singles that year, ½I (Who Have Nothing)½ and ½Hurdy Gurdy Man½ (written by Alan Lancaster), and one the next year called ½(We Ain’t Got) Nothin’ Yet½ (a song originally recorded by New York psychedelic band The Blues Magoos).
All three singles failed to make an impact on the charts.
Messages from the Status Quo
Ma Kelly’s Greasy Spoon
Dog of Two Head
On the Level
Blue for You
Rockin’ All Over the World
If You Can’t Stand the Heat...
Whatever You Want
Never Too Late
Back to Back
In the Army Now
Rock ’Til You Drop
Under the Influence
Famous in the Last Century
The Party Ain’t Over Yet
In Search of the Fourth Chord
Quid Pro Quo