The band, however, split after a while, leaving Biddu alone in the business, playing under the name ‘Lone Trojan’. Biddu had a penchant for even bigger things in popular music, and in 1967 decamped for England – with less money and a journey through the Middle East, which he mostly made on doles handed out for singing catchy numbers and playing guitar everywhere he could. A few months after leaving India, at the age of 23, Biddu arrived in England, the country where he had dreamt of making it big; as he said in an interview to the BBC, years later: "I didn't really know too much about England or anything - I'd just come here on the chance of meeting the Beatles and doing some music. Everything that I did had this danceable flavour”. In England, he supported himself doing odd jobs and also working as a chef in the American Embassy. He saved a few pounds before he decided to rent studio time and record his own single.
The song, along with many other single-releases in the early 1970’s failed to impress anyone, but gave new introductions in the music industry. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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