Badfinger
band line-ups
by Tom Brennan
last revised: April 15, 2012


Mark I: November, 1969-June, 1972

Pete Ham - lead guitar, keyboards

Tom Evans - bass guitar, guitar

Joey Molland - guitar

Mike Gibbins - drums, percussion


Mark II: June-August 9, 1972

Pete Ham - lead guitar, keyboards

Tom Evans - bass guitar

Joey Molland - guitar

Rob Stawinski - drums


Note: between Mark II and Mark III line-ups, Badfinger used various studio drummers.


Mark III: September 28, 1972-Late August, 1974

Pete Ham - lead guitar, keyboards

Tom Evans - bass guitar

Joey Molland - guitar, keyboards

Mike Gibbins - drums, percussion, keyboards


Mark IV: Late August-Late September, 1974

Bob Jackson - keyboards

Tom Evans - bass guitar

Joey Molland - guitar

Mike Gibbins - drums, percussion


Mark V: Late September, 1974-November 4, 1974

Pete Ham - lead guitar, keyboards

Bob Jackson - keyboards

Tom Evans - bass guitar

Joey Molland - guitar

Mike Gibbins - drums, percussion


Mark VI: November 5, 1974-April 24, 1975

Pete Ham - lead guitar, keyboards

Bob Jackson - keyboards, guitar

Tom Evans - bass guitar

Mike Gibbins - drums, percussion


Mark VII: January-October, 1978 [sessions only]

Tom Evans - bass guitar

Joey Molland - guitar

Joe Tansin - guitar

Kenny Harck - drums, percussion


Mark VIII: October, 1978 [sessions only]

Tom Evans - bass guitar

Joey Molland - guitar

Joe Tansin - guitar

Mike Gibbins - drums, percussion


Mark IX: November-December, 1978 [sessions only]

Tom Evans - bass guitar

Joey Molland - guitar

Joe Tansin - guitar

Andy Newmark - drums, percussion


Mark X: May, 1979 [TV only]

Tom Evans - bass guitar

Joey Molland - guitar

Tony Kaye - keyboards

Peter Clarke - drums, percussion

Bob Schell - guitar


Mark XI: June-September, 1979

Tom Evans - bass guitar

Joey Molland - guitar

Tony Kaye - keyboards

Peter Clarke - drums, percussion


Mark XII: September, 1979 [sessions only]

Tom Evans - bass guitar

Joey Molland - guitar

Tony Kaye - keyboards

Ian Wallace - drums, percussion


Mark XIII: October, 1980 [sessions only]

Tom Evans - bass guitar

Joey Molland - guitar

Rod Roach - guitar

Tony Kaye - keyboards

Richard Bryans - drums, percussion


Mark XIV: October, 1980-April, 1981

Tom Evans - bass guitar

Joey Molland - guitar

Glenn Sherba - guitar

Tony Kaye - keyboards

Richard Bryans - drums, percussion


Badfinger (Evans & Evans Detroit line-up): December 1981-May, 1982

Tom Evans - bass guitar

Bob Evans - guitar, piano

Steve John - keyboards

Jim McCullough - guitar

Mike Gibbins - drums, percussion


Badfinger (Tommy Evans): June 22-August 2, 1982 [Milwaukee area tour only]

Tom Evans - bass guitar

Bob Jackson - guitar, keyboards

Adam Allen - guitar

Mike Gibbins - drums, percussion

Tom, Adam, Mike, Bob (promo photo)


Badfinger (Tommy Evans): October-December, 1982 [touring only]

Tom Evans - bass guitar

Bob Jackson - guitar, keyboards

Reed Kailing - guitar

Donnie Dacus - guitar

Mike Gibbins - drums, percussion

Tom, Bob, Reed, Mike, Donnie (promo photo #1)


Joey Molland & The Spare Parts: December, 1982 [2-3 weeks of rehearsals only]

Joey Molland - guitar

Dave Simpson - guitar

Skip Coverdale - bass guitar

"Adrian" Russell (Russell DeFlavia) - keyboards

Steve Craiter - drums

Dave, Steve, Joey, Skip, Adrian (promo photo)
thanks to Steve Craiter


Badfinger (Joey Molland): December 26, 1982-March 9, 1983 [touring only]

Joey Molland - guitar

Rick ("The Hat") Reid - bass guitar

"Adrian" Russell (Russell DeFlavia) - keyboards

Steve Craiter - drums


info thanks to Rick Reid


Badfinger (Tommy Evans): February, 1983 [studio recordings only, financed by Don Powell & Paul Moe]

Tom Evans - bass guitar

Bob Jackson - piano

Al Wodtke - guitar

Greg Inhofer - keyboard strings on "Won't Forget You"

John Thones - guitar

Curly Nelson - drums


info from Al Wodtke


Badfinger (Tommy Evans): February, 1983 [video shoot only, financed by Don Powell & Paul Moe]

Tom Evans - bass guitar

Bob Jackson - piano

Michael Holm - keyboards

Al Wodtke - guitar

Greg Gehring - guitar

Dan Grenier - drums


Badfinger (Tommy Evans): September, 1983 [touring only]

Tom Evans - bass guitar

Bob Jackson - guitar, piano

Tony Kaye - keyboards

Glenn Sherba - guitar

Lenny Campanaro - drums, percussion

Tony, Tom, Bob, Glenn, Lenny (promo photo, looking at wrists [Radio Records])


Badfinger: August, 1984 [touring only]

Joey Molland - guitar

Bob Jackson - keyboards

Al Wodtke - bass guitar

Randy Anderson - guitar

Mike Gibbins - drums, percussion


dates on this page are used by permission from Dan Matovina's biography, Without You-The Tragic Story of Badfinger

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