Mike d'Abo

Singer + Songwriter + Musician
Born Mar 1, 1944

Michael David "Mike" d'Abo is an English singer and songwriter, best known as the former lead vocalist of Manfred Mann.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Mike d'Abo.


1944 Birth Born on March 1, 1944.


1966 22 Years Old After leaving A Band of Angels he joined in August 1966 Manfred Mann, an established chart-topping group, as replacement for Paul Jones, who was leaving to start a solo career. … Read More
1967 23 Years Old D'abo has been married three times. His first marriage was to model Maggie London in 1967. … Read More
1968 24 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1968, he and Tony Macaulay co-wrote "Build Me Up Buttercup", which was recorded by The Foundations and sold over four million copies by April 1969, including one million discs in the United States.
1970 26 Years Old In 1970, he composed and performed the music for the Peter Sellers film, There's a Girl in My Soup, and played John Lennon in No One was Saved at the Royal Court Theatre Schools scheme. … Read More


1996 52 Years Old His third marriage was to Lisa Weaver in 1996 which produced twins Ella and Louis in July 2007. … Read More
2000 56 Years Old More recently, d'Abo has participated in The Manfreds, a group of original Manfred Mann members other than Mann himself, and played occasional live dates with his part-time group, The Mighty Quintet. In 2000 he briefly advised and worked with Stars in Their Eyes champion Ian Moor. … Read More
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