Personalities | The Creation | Sixties | Rock
(Vocal/instrumental group, 1965–68)
This most striking of London’s ‘mod’ groups climaxed their act with vocalist Kenny Pickett splashing an action painting on to a canvas that was then set alight, and lead guitarist Eddie Phillips pioneered the scraping of a violin bow across a fretboard, most conspicuously on 1966’s ‘Painter Man’, a modest chart foray at home that went to the top in West Germany. After disbandment in 1968, Pickett co-wrote sentimental ‘Grandad’, a UK No. 1 for actor Clive Dunn in 1971.
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