Personalities | The Tornados | Sixties | Rock
(Instrumental group, 1961–66)
After a flop with ‘Love And Fury’, they raced to No. 1 with 1962’s ethereal ‘Telstar’. This quintessential British instrumental did likewise in the US Hot 100, though further progress there was checked when executive politics caused the cancellation of a tour. Three more singles made 1963’s domestic Top 20 before The Tornados became passé with the coming of Merseybeat. Sales dwindled, too, through releases that either repeated old ideas or made token concessions to current trends.
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