DOZY BEAKY MICK & TICH. Originally called Dave Dee And The Bostons formed in 1961. Changing their name to Dave Dee, Dozy Beaky Mick and Tich in 1964. In 1966 the band were in the charts for 50 weeks out of 52. In Germany alone in 1967, record sales outsold The Rolling Stones and The Beatles. Hits include Bend It, Zabadak and The Legend Of Xanadu plus many more. This fast-moving energetic set from DBMT will have you dancing and singing in the isles performing hit after hit after hit.
THE TREMS (former members of The Tremeloes). The Tremeloes had their first hit with Twist And Shout in 1963 and the world became their stage performing on it from 1963 through 2023.. They have earned a fantastic reputation as not only one of the most entertaining bands on tour today but, also for their distinctive harmonies. Other hits include Call Me Number One, Even The Bad Times Are Good, and of course their worldwide number one hit, Silence Is Golden.
MIKE d’ABO. Front man for Manfred Mann. Manfred Manns first chart hit 54321, the theme tune to the TV series Ready Steady Go, was recorded in December 1963. Mike was thrust into a wider limelight with the Manfreds and the well-oiled hit machine kept rolling on. Just Like A Woman, Semi-Detached Suburban Mr James and Mighty Quinn were just three of the string of hits. Mike already proved his impressive skill as a songwriter by composing Build Me Up Buttercup for The Foundations and Handbags & Gladrags, a massive hit for Chris Farlowe and later Rod Stewart.
THE FORTUNES. Hailing from Birmingham England, the band first came into prominence in 1963 with their hit single Caroline, which was used as the signature tune for the influential Pirate Radio Station of the same name. Other classics include, Storm In A Teacup, You’ve Got Your Troubles, Freedom Come Freedom Go. The Fortunes still continue to tour the world today
THE SWINGING BLUE JEANS. The SBJ’s have a history that spans back to the early 1960’s. The band’s first big hit single ‘Hippy Hippy Shake’ was released in 1963. Other hits were soon to follow ‘You’re No Good, ‘Good Golly Miss Molly and ‘Don’t Make Me Over’ have been the bedrock of the bands memorable live performances. The Swinging Blue Jeans have been led by Alan Lovell, faithfully carrying on the long tradition of the band.
VANITY FARE. Formed in 1966, are a British pop/rock group famously known for such hits as, I Live For The Sun, Early In The Morning and the worldwide classic, “Hitchin A Ride” which scored the band a number one on the Billboard 100 in the USA. The harmonies of Vanity Fare a renowned throughout the sixties scene which makes them one of the best vocal groups still touring today.
Step back in time to when pop music was at its very best.
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