Formed around 1960, they got first recording contract in 1963.
In their best years 63-65 they released 5 albums, and had 10 Top 20 Hits.
Harmonie beat with a 12 string guitar, which influenced the US band BYRDS, they where one of the best
and most successful bands in the beat boom years. They didn't write too many songs on their own,
that was the bringdown in the next years.
Live always amazing, they had a comeback with 2 great LPs in the beginning of the 80s,
but sorry some years later they split in two different bands, working in the cabaret-club scene.
Style: Harmonie Beat
Rory Storm & The Hurricanes ; Cliff Bennett & The Rebel Rousers ; Roundabout (=Deep Purple) ;
Tony Jackson & The Vibrations ; Kursaal Flyers ; Chris Curtis ;
Mike Pender - lead guitar, vocals; John McNally - rhythm guitar, vocals;
Tony Jackson - bass, vocals; Frank Allen (1965) - bass; Chris Curtis - drums, vocals;
John Blunt (1966-69) - drums (on 'Second Take' LP); Billy Adamson (1969) - drums;
Popcorn Double Feature (Weiss-English)
Zustandsbeschreibung / grading:
vg + (some lines)
vg ++ (original cover was not pasted released in plastic sleeve;
- this cover is taped)