Personalities | Herman’s Hermits | Sixties | Rock

(Vocal group, 1963–present)

Peter ‘Herman’ Noone (vocals) had been a TV actor before the group’s maiden single, 1965’s ‘I’m Into Something Good’, was a hit both at home and in the States; ‘Hermania’ was manifested by high Hot 100 climbs for songs such as ‘Silhouettes’, ‘Mrs Brown You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter’ and ‘Listen People’ before a predictable decline when new sensations arrived. Turning back on the European market, they managed a few more chart strikes before Noone went solo in 1971.

Styles & Forms | Sixties | Rock
Personalities | Holland-Dozier-Holland | Sixties | Rock

Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley


An extensive music information resource, bringing together the talents and expertise of a wide range of editors and musicologists, including Stanley Sadie, Charles Wilson, Paul Du Noyer, Tony Byworth, Bob Allen, Howard Mandel, Cliff Douse, William Schafer, John Wilson...


Classical, Rock, Blues, Jazz, Country and more. Flame Tree has been making encyclopaedias and guides about music for over 20 years. Now Flame Tree Pro brings together a huge canon of carefully curated information on genres, styles, artists and instruments. It's a perfect tool for study, and entertaining too, a great companion to our music books.

Rock, A Life Story

Rock, A Life Story

The ultimate story of a life of rock music, from the 1950s to the present day.

David Bowie

David Bowie

Fantastic new, unofficial biography covers his life, music, art and movies, with a sweep of incredible photographs.