Lead singer Sally Carr, drummer Ken Andrew, guitarist Ian McCredie and his bassist brother Eric McCredie, founded the band on 1 April 1970. They already played together under the name Part Four since 1967 and later in Latin American style under the name Los Caracas.
Under the name Los Caracas they won the UK TV talent show Opportunity Knocks.
They moved to Italy in 1970 because they had not found success in the United Kingdom. There they met the Italian music producer Giacomo Tosti, who gave the band their distinctive sound and gave them their international break.
The band had their first and biggest hit record in the United Kingdom with debut UK single, "Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep" to reach #1 in the UK Singles Chart in June 1971 and keep it for four more weeks. In all, Middle of the Road had five hit singles in the UK during 1971-1972. The band had especially strong success in Germany, where they achieved eleven Top 40 hits in 1971-1974. As an example of this, Frank Valdor was fast to adapt Sacramento as his "party records". Songs like Chirpy Chirpy Chip Chip and Sacramento were played a lot on Scandinavian radio.
In 1974 early Bay City Rollers member Neil Henderson joined the band on guitar. He wrote and co-wrote songs for Middle of the Road (including the singles "Rockin' Soul" and "Everybody Loves A Winner" and 1974 albums, You Pays Yer Money And You Takes Yer Chance and Postcard, all released in Germany via Ariola like their first German LP, Music Music), but their commercial success could not keep pace with that of earlier songs.
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A: Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep (Stott) 2’58"
Lingering Sounds (Stott-Marchetti) 3’32"
Let’s Leave It To Fate (Fishman-G.&M.Capuano) 3’09"
I Can’t Tell The Bottom From The Top (Flechter-Flett) 3’30"
To Remind Me (Carr-G.&M.Capuano) 3’32"
The Sun In Your Skin (Stott-Marchetti) 2’39"
B: Tweedle Dee, Tweedle Dum (Stott-G.&M.Capuano) 3’13"
Give It Time (Carr-G.&M.Capuano) 3’55"
Rainin' 'N Painin' (Stott) 3’30"
Yellow River (Christie) 3’54"
The Way Of Life (Stott-Marchetti) 2’19"
We Are The Founders Of All That’s Around Us (Stott-Marchetti) 3’14"
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