Along the way, the band found much critical acclaim but also some fallow periods, although Cheap Trick is in a renaissance now with its 2006 CD, Rockford, that gained plaudits from fans and critics alike and even earned a radio hit with Perfect Stranger. The band's first big year was 1978 when it released the hit single "Surrender" and the "At Budokan" live album, which sold 4 million copies and featured the hit version of "I Want You To Want Me." More albums and hits followed through the 1980s, including one made by Beatles producer George Martin called "All Shook Up," and another album produced by Todd Rundgren called "Next Position Please."
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