Edie’s personal journey away from her wealthy family may have begun as a result of her “daddy issues” – her father, Francis “Fuzzy” Sedgwick, was very charismatic, but also quite selfish, critical and abusive.By the age of thirteen, Edie’s mental health was shaky; she began to starve herself, alternating bouts of anorexia with bulimic binging and purging.
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Dan Matovina, a US record producer wrote one of the few books about the band – Without You: The Tragic Story of Badfinger – is to speak today at the ceremony.
He will say: “Pete Ham presented us with beautiful songs, people fell in love to his songs, got married, to them, reflected on their broken hearts, dwelled on the messages of peace, love, kindness, understanding, he reached out in testament of the best of the human spirit.”The band had started out as The Iveys in the mid-1960s and were discovered by Beatles’ roadie Mal Evans.
They would go on to produce hit songs including “No Matter What” and “Day after Day” before writing “Without You”, which has been covered about 180 times. “He was so gifted, but it came not just from talent but hard work, a perseverance, a belief in himself that great effort could bring fulfilment and success,” Mr Matovina said.
Problems started towards the end of 1971 after issues with Apple Records, and the band headed to Warner Brothers Records.
Her siblings also exhibited signs of serious mental trauma, probably due to the rigours of living with an insensitive and cruel father.
Edie’s anorexia was very severe, and she was placed under psychiatric care for her problem.
After stays at several institutions, she began to show improvement.