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(Vocal/instrumental group, 1962–present) After eight UK chartbusters as singer Brian Poole’s backing combo, 1967’s ‘Here Comes My Baby’ precipitated a golden age for Chip Hawkes (vocals, bass), Alan Blakely (guitar, keyboards, vocals), Ricky West (guitar, vocals) and Dave Munden (drums). 1967’s ‘Silence Is Golden’, a British No. 1, was to be their biggest US ...

Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley
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‘The One And Only’, 1991 Born to famous parents, Len ‘Chip’ Hawkes of 1960s group The Tremeloes, and TV host Carol Hawkes, Chesney is perhaps the greatest definition of a one-hit wonder. Although Hawkes continues to try and restart his career (he is currently writing songs with British comedian Tony Hawks), everyone will remember him for his brief ...

Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley
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1994, Winwood and the late Capaldi reformed Traffic for an album, Far From Home, and correlated concerts. Styles & Forms | Sixties | Rock Personalities | The Tremeloes | Sixties | Rock ...

Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley
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reasons reggae did so well in Britain as the 1960s rolled into the 1970s was the sorry state of the singles charts. Bands like Marmalade, Herman’s Hermits and The Tremeloes still clung on but were clearly part of a bygone era, prog rock was not exactly the most disco-friendly music and glam hadn’t really kicked off. Soul and Motown ...

Source: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Music, general editor Paul Du Noyer
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now separating from ‘pop’. The grip of Tin Pan Alley had been loosened and bands were now, for the most part, writing their own material. Groups like The Tremeloes in the UK and The Ohio Express in the US still filled the Top 20, as did the ‘made-for-TV’ Monkees, but many musicians who had started their careers ...

Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley
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January The Decca Audition Using his contacts as a record shop manager, Brian Epstein approached Decca Records and, after A&R manager Mike Smith had seen The Beatles at the Cavern, they were asked to audition in London on 1 January 1962. The band endured a 10-hour drive down on New Year’s Eve in stormy conditions and the following ...

Source: The Beatles Revealed, by Hugh Fielder
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