Happy Birthday Glenn Tilbrook.

Born in 1957, Tilbrook answered an advertisement Chris Difford placed in a store window in 1974 and thus began "one of the most fruitful partnerships in the history of pop songwriting," (squeezefan.com) with now more than 1,000 songs to their credit.

The duo soon recruited pianist Jools Holland and drummer Paul Gunn, and named themselves Squeeze after the disowned Velvet Underground album that featured none of the group's original members.

Squeeze released their debut EP Packet of Three on Deptford Fun City Records in the summer of 1977 and soon arranged an international contract with A&M Records, becoming the label's first new wave act since their disastrous signing of the Sex Pistols.

Material quoted directly from: mp3.com