ADDITIONAL GROUPS    

 

Research also uncovered the following U.K. groups that released at least one single between January 1962 and December 1966, however it was too late to complete the research and include full details of them in this edition.

If you were a member of one of these groups, please contact me at whataboutus@telus.net as I would like to learn more about your group for inclusion in a second edition.

" LEE BENNETT & THE SUNLINERS:
Released one single, "Poor Bachelor Boy" b/w "Fool, Fool, Fool," Decca, November, 1964.

" BUNNIES:
Released one single, "Ja-Da" b/w "Thumper!," Decca, March, 1966.

" BURR BAILEY & THE SIX SHOOTERS: A Joe Meek project featuring Dave Adams, one half of Joy & Dave who released three singles in 1960/61. Released one single, "San Francisco Bay" b/w "Like A Bird Without Feathers," Decca, June, 1963.

" CANDY CHOIR: KENT
Original line-up: Eddie Wheeler - lead guitar and vocals; Brian Hatt - rhythm guitar and vocals; Jim Hatt - bass and vocals; Danny Beckett - drums and vocals.
Released one single, "Shake Hands (And Come Out Crying)" b/w "Silence Is Golden," Parlophone, June, 1966.

" CHUCKLES: MANCHESTER
Line-up: Chris (Paddy) Neil - vocals; Paul Goetz - vocals; John Featherstone - lead guitar; Barrie Spence - bass; Graham Knowles - keyboards; Peter Hughes - drums.
Released one single, "Three Short Days" b/w "All That I Can Say," Polydor, 1966.

" CREATURES: DUBLIN
Line-up: Brian Harris - lead guitar; Liam McKenna - rhythm guitar and vocals; Frank Boylan - bass; Ray McDonald - drums.
Released a trio of CBS singles beginning with "Turn Out The Light" b/w "It Must Be Love," March, 1966.

" DALYS: CORK
Line-up: John Daly and Paddy Carroll
Released seven singles beginning with "Me Japanese Boy (I Love You)" b/w "Never Kind Of Love," Fontana, March 1965.

" FITZ & STARTZ:
Released one single, "I'm Not Running Away": b/w "So Sweet," Parlophone, December, 1964.

" FIVE NITE'S:
Released one single, "With A Loving Kiss" b/w "Let's Try Again," Decca, August, 1964

" HARBOUR LITES:
Line-up: John Gibb - vocals; John Mercer - vocals; John Ross - vocals;
Released three singles beginning with "Come Back Silly Girl" b/w "Revenge," HMV POP, May, 1965.

" JOHANNE & JIMMY:
Released one single, "Everybody Knows" b/w "I Still Love You," Fontana, March, 1964.

" ROGER JAMES FOUR: LONDON Formely known as The Prestons
Released three Columbia singles, beginning with "A Letter From Kathy" b/w "Leave Me Alone," April, 1965.

" SULLIVAN JAMES BAND: IPSWICH
Original line-up: Dick Moles - lead vocals; Mick Noller - lead guitar; Neville Moles - bass; Mike Finbow - keyboards; Dick Maun - sax; Dick Mayhew - trombone; Ron West - drums.
Released one single, "Goodbye Mr. Heartache" b/w "We're Gonna Make It," Parlophone, June, 1966
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" BEVERLY JONES WITH THE PRESTONS: LONDON Later became The Roger James Four
Released one single, "Heat Wave" b/w "Hear You Talking," Parlophone, October, 1964.


" KARLINS:
Released seven singles beginning with "Who Would?" b/w "Please Tell Me," Parlophone, November, 1965.

"DAVEY KAYE & THE DYKONS:

" LONDONAIRS:
A trio that released one single, "Dearest Emma" b/w "Bugles A Go Go," Decca, April, 1966.

" JOHN MAC LEOD'S FIRST XI:
Released one single, "Don't Shoot The Ref" b/w "Tomato Crisps," Fontana, April, 1966.

" MARGO & THE MARVETTES: DONAGHADEE - N. IRELAND
Released four singles beginning with "Say You Will" b/w "Cherry Pie," Parlophone, June, 1964.

" MINISTRY OF SOUND:
Line-up: Russ Alquist - vocals; John Carter - guitar and vocals; Micky Keen - guitar & vocals; Robin Shaw - bass and vocals; Clem Cattini - drums.
A studio project that released one single, "White Collar Worker" b/w "Back Seat Driver," Decca, July, 1966.

" DUFFY POWER & THE GRAHAM BOND QUARTET:
Line-up: Duff Power - vocals; Graham Bond - keyboards, sax and vocals; John McLaughlin - lead guitar; Jack Bruce - bass; Ginger Baker - drums.
This collaboration released one single, "I Saw Her Standing There" b/w "Farewell Baby," Parlophone, May, 1963.

" RAM HOLDER BROTHERS:
Released one single, "Just Across The River" b/w "Ramblues," Parlophone, June, 1966.

" RAY & ELLEIN:
Released one single, "Two Little People" b/w "It's Alright," Fontana, March, 1965.

" ROBBIE & RAY: WALES
Line-up: Robbie Bevan; Ray Bevan
Released one single, "This Little Bird" b/w "You Better Move On," Decca, July, 1966.
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" ROCKIN' HENRY & THE HAYSEEDS:
Released one single, "Sally" b/w "Sweet Adeline," Decca, July, 1963.

" RONNIE & PEGGY:
Line-up: Ronnie Williams; Peggy Williams.
Released one single, "This Little Heart" b/w "Stand Tough," Fontana, June, 1964.


 
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