Noddy Holder

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Neville John "Noddy" Holder (born 15 June 1946) is an English musician and actor.wikipedia
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Slade

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He was the lead singer and guitarist of the English band Slade, one of the UK's most successful acts of the 1970s.
They were the first act to have three singles enter the charts at number one; all six of the band's chart-toppers were penned by Noddy Holder and Jim Lea.

Jim Lea (musician)

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Holder co-wrote most of Slade's material with bass guitarist Jim Lea and is known for his powerful voice. In 1966 drummer Don Powell persuaded Holder to join The 'NBetweens, a group which already included guitarist Dave Hill and bass guitarist/ keyboard player/violinist/songwriter Jim Lea.
When Noddy Holder joined soon after, the foundations for Slade had been laid.

Caldmore

Neville John Holder was born on 15 June 1946 in the Caldmore area, near the centre of Walsall, Staffordshire, England.
Noddy Holder musician and actor, notably the vocalist for Slade was born in Caldmore.

Merry Xmas Everybody

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Slade are particularly remembered for the single "Merry Xmas Everybody" written by Holder and Lea.
The song was written by lead vocalist Noddy Holder and bassist Jim Lea, and produced by Chas Chandler.

T. P. Riley Comprehensive School

He then attended the new T. P. Riley Comprehensive School and passed six GCE O-level exams.
Famous pupils at T. P. Riley include Noddy Holder, who became the lead singer of Slade, Adrian Smith (National Hunt racing jockey) and Garry Newman, developer of the game Garry's Mod and owner of Facepunch Studios.

How Does It Feel (Slade song)

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Slade also recorded some ballads, "Everyday" and "How Does It Feel?" in particular being widely acclaimed.
The song was written by lead vocalist Noddy Holder and bassist Jim Lea, and produced by Chas Chandler.

Beechdale, West Midlands

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As a child he moved with his family to the Beechdale Estate, a council estate in the north of the town.
Noddy Holder, the lead singer of Slade, grew up on the estate after moving there as a child from Caldmore; his parents were among the estate's original residents in the 1950s.

Don Powell

In 1966 drummer Don Powell persuaded Holder to join The 'NBetweens, a group which already included guitarist Dave Hill and bass guitarist/ keyboard player/violinist/songwriter Jim Lea.
Powell then spotted Noddy Holder playing with Steve Brett & The Mavericks and he and Hill got Holder to join the N'Betweens.

Dave Hill

In 1966 drummer Don Powell persuaded Holder to join The 'NBetweens, a group which already included guitarist Dave Hill and bass guitarist/ keyboard player/violinist/songwriter Jim Lea.
The pair then met bass player Jimmy Lea and singer Noddy Holder, whereafter Slade was born.

Play Dirty (album)

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In late 1983, both Holder and Lea produced Girlschool's cover of the T-Rex song "20th Century Boy" and then the parent album Play Dirty which featured two Slade tracks "Burning in the Heat of Love" and "High and Dry".
Play Dirty is the fourth studio album by British heavy metal band, Girlschool, released on Bronze Records in 1983 and produced by Noddy Holder and Jim Lea from the hard rock band Slade.

Coz I Luv You

For the series, Holder recorded acoustic versions of the Slade songs "Coz I Luv You", "Cum on Feel the Noize", "Mama Weer All Crazee Now" and "Everyday".
It was written by lead vocalist Noddy Holder and bassist Jim Lea, and produced by Chas Chandler.

Mama Weer All Crazee Now

For the series, Holder recorded acoustic versions of the Slade songs "Coz I Luv You", "Cum on Feel the Noize", "Mama Weer All Crazee Now" and "Everyday".
It was written by lead vocalist Noddy Holder and bassist Jim Lea, and produced by Chas Chandler.

Girlschool

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In late 1983, both Holder and Lea produced Girlschool's cover of the T-Rex song "20th Century Boy" and then the parent album Play Dirty which featured two Slade tracks "Burning in the Heat of Love" and "High and Dry".
The other members struggled to convince her to stay and the chance to record with British celebrities Noddy Holder and Jim Lea as producers persuaded the guitarist to carry on with Girlschool.

Walsall

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Neville John Holder was born on 15 June 1946 in the Caldmore area, near the centre of Walsall, Staffordshire, England.
Noddy Holder MBE (born 1946 in Caldmore) musician and actor, lead singer and guitarist in glam rock band Slade, attended T.P. Riley Comprehensive School in Bloxwich and became a Freeman of the borough of Walsall in 2014.

Crying in the Rain

The debut single, released in 1989 for the Christmas market was a cover of The Everly Brothers "Crying in the Rain", backed by a Hill/Hunt composition, "Wild Nights".
In 1989 it was covered by Blessings in Disguise, a band composed of Dave Hill and Noddy Holder of British hard rock band, Slade.

Cum On Feel the Noize

For the series, Holder recorded acoustic versions of the Slade songs "Coz I Luv You", "Cum on Feel the Noize", "Mama Weer All Crazee Now" and "Everyday".
It was written by lead vocalist Noddy Holder and bassist Jim Lea, and produced by Chas Chandler.

The Grimleys

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Since his departure from Slade in 1992, Holder has appeared on hundreds of TV shows, most notably the ITV comedy/drama series The Grimleys (1996–2001) as classical music teacher Neville Holder.
The show also stars Noddy Holder, the former lead singer of Slade, in the role of music teacher Neville Holder (his own real name), and there are a number of cameos including one by the glam rock singer Alvin Stardust as a pub landlord.

Birmingham Walk of Stars

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Holder was the third celebrity to be inducted onto the Birmingham Walk of Stars.
In December 2007, Noddy Holder became the third inductee on the Walk of Stars which was presented to him on a canal boat, during the Broad Street Christmas Canal Boat Light Parade.

Max and Paddy's Road to Nowhere

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In November 2004, he made a guest appearance in Peter Kay's Max and Paddy's Road to Nowhere, in which he played a garage mechanic called Mick Bustin.
The pair hand it over to a local garage run by Mick Bustin, played by British rocker Noddy Holder.

Bob the Builder

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He was a team captain in BBC1's music series A Question of Pop and was immortalised as a puppet character Banger on the TV show Bob the Builder.
Celebrities who have provided voices for the series (usually for one-off specials) include John Motson, Sue Barker, Kerry Fox, Ulrika Jonsson, Alison Steadman, Stephen Tompkinson, Elton John, Noddy Holder, and Chris Evans (Bobsville's resident rock star Lennie Lazenby).

All Star Mr & Mrs

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In January 2010, Holder and his wife appeared on All Star Mr. and Mrs. on ITV, where they won the £30,000 jackpot for the NSPCC charity.

Coronation Street Live (2000 episode)

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On 8 December 2000, Holder made a cameo appearance on a live episode of Granada Television's Coronation Street, marking the soap's 40th anniversary.
On 5 December it was announced that the Slade singer Noddy Holder would make a cameo appearance in the episode as a character named Stan.

Radcliffe & Maconie

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Holder was a regular TV critic and contributor to The Radcliffe and Maconie Show on BBC Radio 2 for eight years, and the three often talked about rock star gossip from all eras.
Among the regular guests are Noddy Holder, Sally Lindsay, Adrian Edmondson, Miranda Sawyer and Lucy Porter.

Nobby's

He is the Nobby's Nuts mascot following on from the famous TV campaign.
British advertising featured musician Noddy Holder, frustrated that pub-goers misheard the brand name for himself.

Prestbury, Cheshire

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Holder lives in Prestbury, Cheshire.
Noddy Holder, professional musician and actor, best known as the vocalist, guitarist and occasional bass guitarist with rock music group Slade, moved to the area from Walsall in the West Midlands after rising to fame during the 1970s.