Hitmakers: Graham Gouldman on 10cc's No.1 smash Dreadlock Holiday

James Hanley

Graham Gouldman is one of the UK’s most distinguished songwriters. Here, he tells the story of 10cc’s 1978 No.1 smash, Dreadlock Holiday and its unforgettable lyric, “I don’t like cricket… I love it!”

Eric Stewart [10cc bandmate] and I had both been on holiday to the West Indies. Eric had been to Barbados, I’d been to Jamaica and we came back to my house to write for the Bloody Tourists album. We were chatting about our holidays and our ...

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