They were hailed as the new Beatles. But appalling management and plain bad luck left them penniless and forgotten – driving two of them to commit suicide. As a new generation discovers them via Breaking Bad, Classic Rock tells the true story of Badfinger.
They could have been the UK’s answer to Rush. But ended up almost forgotten. Birmingham’s Money had the talent and ambition. But every step they took forward led to two backwards. Bad luck? Bad decisions? Bad advice? You decided, as we present the latest in our Cult Heroes series. Check out all previous Cult Heroes.