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The British Invasion: April 30th, 1966

November 12, 2012
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The Mindbenders….

….formed in the mid 1960’s.  They backed singer Wayne Fontana as the Jets and then the Mindbenders.  The group included Eric Stewart – guitar  – later with 10CC and Hotlegs in the 1970s; Bob Lang – bass; and Rick Rothwell – drums.   Other members included George Roberts – drums – formerly with The Excheckers and Jimmy O’Neil on keyboards – formerly with The Uglys (1967).

The Mindbenders

Back Beat A to Z: Anon

Anon formed around 1966 and ran until about 1968.  Early members inclued Rivers Job (bass) formerly with the Spiders – He went to he Savoy Brown Blues Band; Richard MacPhail (vocals); Rob Tyrell (drums); Anthony Phillips (rhythm guitar) formerly with the Spiders; then to Genesis (1967); and Michael Rutherford (guitar)to Genesis (1967).

The British Invasion on the Hot 100 – April 30th, 1966

(from Billboard Magazine)

(The Young Rascals – Good Lovin – #1 first week)

Number 10 – Leaning on the Lampost – Herman’s Hermits (up from #15)

Number 15 – Shapes of Things – The Yardbirds (up from #18)

Number 17 – Try Too Hard – Dave Clark Five (up from #25)

Number 23 – A Groovy Kind of Love – The Mindbenders (up from #52)

Number 24 – Woman – Peter & Gordon (down from #23)

Number 27 – 19th Nervous Breakdown – The Rolling Stones (down from #14)

Number 28 – Nowhere Man – The Beatles – (down from #13)

“Bubbling Under” the Hot 100

Number 110 – The Cruel War – Chad and Jill Stuart (up from #117)

Number 114 – Marble Breaks & Iron Bends – Drafi (up from #116)

Number 124 – Speak Her Name – David and Jonathan (up from #128)

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