Radiohead – Back on Stage

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Early Days

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The band was formed in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, where the members were all in school together. Guitarist and singer Thom Yorke and bassist Colin Greenwood were in the same year, guitarist Ed O’Brien and drummer Phil Selway were one year older and multi-instrumentalist Jonny Greenwood two years younger than his brother Colin.

In 1985, they formed a band called “On a Friday”, because they would meet on Fridays to practice.

The band got their start in a tavern in Oxford. How did they end up getting discovered?

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