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Beat-Era Group Rosters/Solo’s/Discographies
Alpha: H thru J

Rosters and solo artists from the “Invasion” Era with discographies for those who had releases in the U.S. Also some Invasion-Era groups from other European countries who did not have U.S. distribution.

The Haircuts (Invasion Novelty)

1964 – DJ2 X/O

Johnny Hallyday (France)

1961 – Roulette 4398 – One More Time b/w Yes, Yes, Yes – (Need Images)

1962 – O

1962 – XX

1962 – XX

France – 1968

LP – Philips 200-019 – Sings America’s Rockin Hits – 1961

Dave Hamilton & The Peppers (Invasion Novelty)

Hamilton & The Movement

Formed in 1968

Members:

Gary Hamilton
Gary Laub
Peter Vernon-Kell
Fedon Tilberis
Alan Hunt

Russ Hamilton

Hamilton was more of a crooner in the style of Frank Ifield and others but just had to include him here.  Ironically his monster U.S. Hit (#4 Hot 100 – #10 R&B) failed to chart in the U.K.

1957 – O

Kapp 1076 – “Russ Hamilton – Rainbows” – Released 1957 – Did Not Chart

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The Hamsters (France)

1966

Hane (Denmark)

She had one release in 1965

Cristina Hansen (Italy)

1967

Happy Magazine

Formed in 1967

Members:

Peter Kirtley – with The Loose Ends; The Alan Price Set; Shorty and Them
Brian Rowan – with Shorty and Them
Kenny Craddock – (deceased) – with The Escorts; New Religion
Alan Marshall – with The Loose Ends; Strabismus; Riff Raff
Alan White – with Yes

Hapshash & The Coloured Coat

Hapshash

A pair of graphical and theatrical driven designers – the twosome (Michael English and Nigel Waymouth) formed this interesting artistic endeavor – backed at times by the British band The VIP.

Michael English
Nigel Waymouth

LP – Imperial 12377 – “Featuring the Human Host & The Heavy Metal Kids” – Released 1968 – Did Not Chart

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Imperial 12430 – “Western Flier” – Released 1969 – Did Not Chart

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The Harbour Lites

1966 – XX

Hard Meat

From Birmingham forming in 1969

Members:

Mick Dolan
Steve Dolan
Mick Carless

1969 – LP – Warner Bros. 1879 – “Through a Window”

Francoise Hardy (France)

Francoise was one of France’s many “Ye Ye” Girls during the Beat Era.

1964 – XX

1965 – XX

1965 – 4 Corners of the World 4-132 – Just Call and I’ll Be There b/w The Love of a Boy (Need Images)

1968- XX

1968 – XX

1969 – XX

1964 – France

4 Corners 4208 – The Yeh Yeh Girl From Paris – 1966

4 Corners 4231 – “Francoise” – Released 1966 – Did Not Chart

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Harlem Speakeasy

Group was from Portsmouth

Harmony Grass

Members:

Brian Hudson – with Sparrow; Tony Rivers & the Castaways
Kenny Rowe – with Capability Brown; The Fifth Avenue; Tony Rivers and the Castaways
Tony Harding – with Sparrow; Tony Rivers and the Castaways
Tony Rivers – with Tony Rivers & the Castaways; The Top of the Poppers (studio project)

Roy Harper

LP – World Pacific 21888 – “Folkjokeopus”

Harper and Rowe

Members:

Jack Klaeysen – with The Slade Brothers
Ralph Murphy – with The Slade Brothers

45 – White Whale 258 – Keep On Dancin’ b/w On the Rooftop – 1967

45 – World Pacific 77902 – Here Comes Yesterday Again b/w Wake Me When It’s Over

45 – World Pacific 77917 – Picture Me High (Picture Me Low) b/w Where Is She – 1969

LP – World Pacific 21882 – Harper and Rowe – 1968

Anita Harris

1964 – O

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1967 – DJX/O

1968 – XX

Jet Harris & The Jet Blacks (Tony Meehan)

(See the Shadows Discography Page)

The original group formed in the early 1960’s.

Jet Harris – bass (deceased March, 2011) Formerly with The Delinquents (56); Wee Willie Harris & The Rockets; The Vipers skiffle group; The Drifters; then The Shadows
Tony Meehan – drums (deceased November, 2005) – with The Shadows; Les Play Boys; The Drifters; The Vipers
Dave Quicey – Sax
Glen Hughes – Sax
Barry Lovegrove – Guitar
Terry Webster – Bass
Mick Underwood – Drums Formerly with The Dominators; The Satellites, The Crescents – went to Outlaws; The Herd; Episode Six; Quartermass; Peace; Sammy; Strapps; Gillan

Rolf Harris (Australia Novelty)

1963 – DJ-PSX/O

1963 – XX

1963 – XX

1964 – DJX/O

Wee Willie Harris

Was known as “Britain’s Wild Man of Rock N Roll”

1963 – XX (Need Image)

Noel Harrison

Son of knighted actor Rex Harrison – Noel was popular in British and American folk circles in the late 1960’s.  He moved to the U.S. in the mid 1960’s and then to Canada – and later in his life returned to Great Britain – Harrison passed away in 2013

1965 – XX

1965 – O

1966 – XX

1966 – XX

1966 – O

1967 – O

1967 – DJO/X

1967 – DJX/O (Need Image)

1968 – XX

1968 – O

1968 – O

Germany – 1969

London 459 – “Noel Harrison” – Released 1967 – Did Not Chart

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Reprise 6263 – “Collage” – Charted December 9th, 1967 – #135 – 9 Weeks on Hot 200

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United Artists 5182 – “The Thomas Crowne Affair” (soundtrack) – Charted August 31st, 1968 – #182 – 6 Weeks on Hot 200

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Reprise 6295 – “Santa Monica Pier” – Released 1969 – Did Not Chart

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Reprise 6321 – “The Great Electric Experiment Is Over” – Released 1969 – Did Not Chart

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Harsh Reality

Members:

Alan Greed – with The Rock Workshop; The Running Man
Dave Jenkins
Mark Griffiths – with 3 Boxes; Southern Comfort; Matthew’s Southern Comfort; Plainsong; The Shadows
Roger Swallow
Steve Miller

Prock Harson (Germany)

1967/1968

Mike Hart

Hart released one LP in 1969 – Was a member of The Roadrunners; The Liverpool Scene

The Keef Hartley Band

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Keef started this group in 1968 after leaving John Mayall. He had earlier cut his teeth with Rory Storm & the Hurricanes, The Ice Blues, and The Artwoods.

Keef Hartley – Drums Formerly with John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers;  The Ice Blues (64) also with The Artwoods; and Rory Storm & the Hurricanes – Later joined Dog Soldier
Members in the early group Included:
Miller Anderson – Guitar
Peter Dines – Keyboards
Henry Lowther – Trumpet
Gary Thain – Bass
Spit James – Guitar
Harry Beckett – Trumpet
Chris Mercer – Sax
Lynn Dobson – Sax
Later Members
Peter Dines – Keyboards Later with Little Women; Wages of Sin; The Moments

1969 – XX

Deram 10835 – “The Ballad of Northwest Six” – Released 1968 – Did Not Chart

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Deram 18024 – “Halfbreed” – Released 1969 – Did Not Chart

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The Sensational Alex Harvey Band

Members:

Alex Harvey
Chris Glen – with Cafe Jacques; GMT; Tear Gas; The Michael Schenker Group; Vengence
Hugh McKenna – with The Stoics
Ted McKenna – with Phenomena; Tear Gas; The Michael Schenker Group
Zal Cleminson – with Nazareth; Tandoori Cassette, Tear Gas

1964 – XX

1969 – XX (Need Image)

Dave Harvey & The Cliftons

The original group formed in Spring 1962 until December 1962.

Dave Harvey – Vocals
Brian Cade – Guitar
Steve Carroll – Guitar Later with The Preachers
Cliff Starkey – Guitar
Tony Chapman – Drums Went to The Rolling Stones (Jul 62); then to The Preachers
Bill Perks – Bass Went to The Rolling Stones (Jan 63)

Hat & Tie

1966 – XX

The Haunted (Canada)

They were a group out of Montreal

Members:

Alan Birmingham
Bob Bosak
Bob Burgess – with Our Generation
Brian Robillard
Dave Wayne – with Influence
Gary Marcus – with Our Generation
Johnny Monk
Jurgen Peter
Mason Shea
Nick Farlowe – with Our Generation

Danny Havoc & The Ventures

The original group formed in 1962 and continued until 1963.

Peter Orr – Drums Went to The Secrets (63-64); then to The Memphis R&B Combo (Apr 64)
Vic Grace – L Guitar Formerly with The Cyclones; The Hi Cats; thenThe Secrets (63-64)
Dave Preston – Drums Formerly with The Cascades; then The Harlems; ; then went to The Secrets (63-64); Went to The Kinsleys (Feb 64); then to Crispian St. Peters (65)
Danny Havoc – Vocals Went to The Secrets (63-64);

Justin Hayward

1966 – XX

Murray Head with The Blue Monks

Real name is Murray Seafield Saint-George Head

1967 – XX

1969 – DJX/O

1969 – DJX/O (Need Image)

Heavy Jelly

The group formed in 1969

Members:

Alex Dmochowski – with The Aynsley Dunbar Retaliation; The Mothers
Barry Jenkins – with The Animals; The Nashville Teens
Jackie Lomax – (deceased September 2013) with Badger; The Lomax All-Stars; The Mersey Lads; The Undertakers
John Moorshead – with Shotgun Express; The Aynsley Dunbar Retaliation; Julian Covey & The Machine

Hedgehopper’s Anonymous

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Hedgehopper’s Anonymous: 1964 – 1969 – Group began as the Hedgehoppers

Ray Honeywell Formerly with the Trendsetters
Mick Tinsley – Vocals Formerly with the Trendsetters
John Stewart – Guitar Formerly with the Trendsetters
Leslie Dash – Drums Formerly with the Trendsetters
Tony Cockayne – R Guitar
Alan Laud
Glen Martin

1965 – DJX/O

1966 – DJX/O

1966 – XX (Need Image)

U.K. & U.S. CHARTS

Heinz & The Wild Boys

Heinz & Wild Boys

The original group formed in April 1964 until December 1964.

Heinz Burt – Bass Formerly with The Outlaws (60-61), then The Tornados (62); then with the  the Vikings – Later with Heinz & the Saints (63-64), later with Heinz

Ritchie Blackmore – L Guitar Formerly with Screaming Lord Sutch & The Savages; (62); went to The Crusaders (65); back to The Savages (Feb 65); then the Three Musketeers (Dec 65); back to The Crusaders (66); then The Roman Empire (Dec 66); back to The Crusaders (67); next to Mandrake Root (Sep 67) and finally to Deep Purple (68)

Burr Bailey – Organ
Ian Broad – Drums Formerly with Rory Storm & The Hurricanes
John Davies – Bass Departed 1964
Brian Woods – Bass Arrived 1964

1963 – XX

1964 – XX

1965 – Tower 172 – Digging My Potatoes b/w The Beating of My Heart (Need Images)

1966 – XX

1966 – XX

The Hellions

Members:

Jim Capaldi – with Deep Feeling; Traffic
Gordon Jackson – with Deep Feeling
Tony Hill
Dennis Morgan
Johnny Ruff
Dave Meredith – with Deep Feeling
Dave Mason
John Mitchell
John Palmer – with Deep Feeling

45 – Kapp 649

The Tony Hendrick Five (Germany)

1968

The Jimi Hendrix Experience

See the Jimi Hendrix Experience Page

Hendrix Experience

Jimi Hendrix Experience: 1966 – 1970

Jimi Hendrix – Guitar (James Marshall Hendrix) – Died 1970 Backed R&B acts such as Wilson PIckett, the Isley Brothers and Little Richard; own group Jimmy James & the Blue Flames (1965)
Noel Redding – Bass Formely with Georgie Fame & the Blue Flames (67), Formed Fat Mattress (1968); Noel Redding Band (1975)
Mitch Mitchell – Drums Formely with Georgie Fame & the Blue Flames (67)  Also with The Riot Squad
Billy Cox – Bass

The Hep Stars (Sweden)

Members:

Benny Anderson – with ABBA; Benny Anderssons Orkester; Bjorn & Benny, Agnetha & Anna-Frid
Christer Pettersson
Janne Frisk
Josephine Tian
Kookie Tian
Lennart Hegland
Lotta Hedlund
Svenne Hedlund

1965 – Cameo 376 – Cadillac b/w Farmer John (Need Images)

1966 – XX

1968 – XX

The Herbal Mixture

Members:

Tony McPhee – with Mike Batt & Friends; The Groundhogs
Peter Cruickshank – with The Groundhogs
Mike Meekham

Herbert and Birgit (Germany)

1967/1968

The Herd

Peter Frampton was not an original member of this group which formed in 1966 – but he is on the LP shown below. The group was fronted by well-traveled drummer Mick Underwood who was with Jet Harris (Shadows) and The Jet Blacks, Episode Six, The Outlaws and more

Mick Underwood – Drums Formerly with Jet Harris and The Jet Blacks; The Outlaws (Oct 62); ; Episode Six (Jul 68); Quartermass (69); Peace (71); Sammy (72); The Strapps (74); Gillan (79)
Andy Bown – Keyboards
Terry Clark – Vocals
Gary Tayor – Bass
Lewis Rich – Organ
Peter Frampton – L Guitar Went to Humble Pie in 1969; later with Frampton’s Camel (72-74)
Andrew Steele – Drums

1967 – XX

1967 – DJPSO/X

1968 – DJO/

1968 – DJX – O

1969 – XX

Fontana – “Lookin’ Thru You” – Released 1968 – Did Not Chart

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Hermanas Benitez (Spain)

1964/1965

Herman’s Hermits

See the Herman’s Hermits Discography Page

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They were vastly popular on both sides of the Atlantic and were a stable group keeping their line-up mostly intact. It is reported they based their name loosely on “Sherman” of the Bullwinkle cartoon show.  The group was formerly The Heartbeats

Peter Noone – Vocals
Keith Hopwood – Guitar
Derek Leckenby – Guitar
Karl Green – Bass
Barry Whitwarn – Drums

The Het (Netherlands)

Members:

Adri De Hont
Bob Bouber
Jacques Zwart (deceased April, 2003)

1967

The Hi-Balls (Sweden)

1966

Colin Hicks & The Cabin Boys

Hicks, Colin & Cabin Boys

The original group formed in March 1959 until December 1916.

Colin Hicks – Vocals
Jimmy Nicol – Drums Went to Vince Eager & the Quiet Three; also with Jimmy Nicol and The Shu Dubs; performed briefly with The Beatles
David Tick – Guitar Also with The Vipers
Mike O’Neill – Piano Went to Nero and The Gladiators (60-64); then to Tony Colton & the Crawdaddies (64-65); finally to The Ivy Three (65-66)
Boots Slade – Bass Went to Nero and The Gladiators (60-62); then to The Alan Price Set (65-67)
Clem Cattini – Drums Formerly with The Beat Boys (59);  Johnny Kidd & The Pirates (61); Arrived 1961- Went to The Tornados (61); then Ivy League
Alan Caddy – Guitar Formerly with The Beat Boys (59);  Johnny Kidd & The Pirates (61)Arrived 196; Went to The Tornados (61)
Brian Gregg – Bass Formerly with The Beat Boys (59);  Johnny Kidd & The Pirates (61)Arrived 196; Went to The Tornados (63); then to The Pack (63)

The Hi Fi’s

1964 – XX (Need Image)

1964 – Cameo 349 – I Keep Forgetting b/w Why Can’t I Stop Loving You (Need Images)

1967 – XX

The Hi Numbers

Group from Hatfield formed in 1965

Members:

Alan Shacklock – with Babe Ruth; Chris Farlowe & the Thunderbirds; The Favourite Sons
Brian Glascock – with Captain Beyond; Carmen; The Head Machine; Octopus; The Favourite Sons; The Gods; The Motels; Toe Fat-
John Clascock – with Chicken Shack; Carmen; The Head Machine; Toe Fats; Jethro Tull; The Gods

1965 UK

The High

They also recorded once as “The High Society”

Members:

Tommy Moeller – with Unit 4 + 2
Russ Ballard – with Unit 4 + 2
Bill Moeller
Buster Meikle

1969 – UK

The High Court

Formed in 1965

Members:

John Painter – with The Syn
Stephen Louis Nardelli – with The Syn
George Arzimanow

High Society

1967 – XX

The High Tide

Formed around 1969 as a psychedelic band

Members:

Android Funnel – with The Rustic Hinge; The Crazy World of Arthur Brown
Dave Tomlin – with Hazchem; The Mike Taylor Quartet/Quintet
Drachen Theaker – with Hazchem; Michael Moorcock’s Deep Fix; The Rustic Hinge; Stravinsky’s Shoe; The Crazy World of Arthur Brown; The Puddleton Express
Peter Pavil – with Hazchem; Michael Moorcock’s Deep Fix; The Rustic Hinge; Strata Florida; Stravinsky’s Shoe; The Worrying Kynde
Roger Hadden
Simon House – with Hawkwind; The Magic Muscle; The Spiral Realms; The Third Ear Band
Tony Hill – with Hazchem; The Answers; The Misunderstood

LP – Liberty 7638 – “Sea Shanties”

The High Windows (Israel)

Formed in 1966

Members:

Arik Einstein – with The Lool Gang; The Nachal Troupe; The Yarkon Bridge Trio
Eli Magen – with Apocalypse
Josie Katz – with The Lool Gang
Shmulik Kraus – with The Lool Gang

Rosetta Hightower (American U.K. Transplant)

Rosetta was the lead singer for the very popular Orlons in America.  She migrated to the U.K. and began to release music in 1968.  She was also in the British group Charge.

The Highlights

The original group formed in August 1964 until March 1967.

Gloria Harrison – Vocals
Jean Harrison – Vocals
Rick Parfitt – Guitar Went to The Status Quo (1967)

Vince Hill

Vince was from Coventry in England and fronted his own band at age 18 – “The Raindrops” before turning to the softer side

1966 xx

Tower 5077 – “Vince Hill Sings His Sensational Edelweiss” – Released 1967 – Did Not Chart

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Gillian Hills (France)

1963/1964

The Hillsiders

Hillsiders

The original group formed in September 1964 – until the present day.

Kenny Johnson – Guitar Formerly with The Country Three/Four (59-61); then Sonny Webb & The Cascades (61-64)
Brian Hilton – Guitar Formerly with Group One (62-64)
Joe Butler – Bass Formerly with The Country Three/Four (59-61); then Sonny Webb & The Cascades (61-64)
Brian Redman – Drums Formerly with The Four Jays; also with The Fourmost; The Dominoes;  and Sonny Webb & The Cascades (63-64);
Frank Wan – Pedal Steel Formerly with Gene Day & The Jango-Beats

Him and Others

Members:

Keith Giles
George Demetrious
Lennie Shaw
Colin Roche
Geoff Gibbs

The Terry Hines Sextet

The original group formed in February 1965 until November 1965.

Abie Donnelly – Sax Formerly with The St. Louis Checks (64-65); Also played with The Clayton Squares; went to The Fix (Nov 65)
Terry Kenna – L Guitar Formerly with The St. Louis Checks (64-65); went to The Fix (Nov 65)
Pete Newton – Bass Formerly with TLs Bluesicians (64-65); went to The Fix (Nov 65)
Bob Hardy – Guitar Formerly with TLs Bluesicians (64-65); went to The Fix (Nov 65)
Dave Irving – Guitar went to The Fix (Nov 65)
Geoff Workman – Organ Formerly with The Feelgoods; went to The Fix (Nov 65)
Terry Hines – Vocals Formerly with The Clayton Squares (63-65)

The Hippies (Germany)

1967

Robert Hirst and the Big Taste (Germany)

1967

The Hitmakers (Germany)

1963/1965

The Hitters (Mexico)

Members:

Juan Jose Garcia
Manuel Munoz

The Rob Hoeke Rhythm & Blues Group (Netherlands)

1966/1967

Lyn Holland/Holly

Recorded from 1964 into the early 1970’s

Katja Hollander (Germany)

1966/1967

The Hollerin’ Blues

The original group formed in 1962.

John Gordan – Guitar Went to The Ramblers (62-63); then to The Joker’s Wild (63-65)
Clive Welham – Drums Went to Geoff Mott & The Mottoes (62); then to The Boston Crabs
Syd Barrett – Guitar Went to Geoff Mott & The Mottoes (62); then to Those Without (63); then Leonard’s Lodgers (64); then to The Pink Floyd (64 until forever)

Tim Hollier

Tim was a folk singer from Brighton England – largely unknown outside of folk circles.  At age 13 he was a member of the folk group “The Meteors”.  Next, he was in a folk duo called “The Sovereigns” in the late 1960’s

Imperial 12433 – “Message to a Harlequin” – Released 1969 – Did Not Chart

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The Hollies

Visit the Hollies U.S. Discography Page

The founding members of The Hollies came together in 1963 having previously performed as “The Fourtones”.  The Hollies have a long rich recording history.

Alan Clarke – Vocals Formerly Ricky & Dane (61) – The Two Teens – then Fourtones (62) – then The Deltas (62)
Graham Nash – Guitar Formerly Ricky & Dane (61) – The Two Teens –  then Fourtones (62) – then The Deltas (62) – Later with Crosby-Stills-Nash-Young
Erick Haydock – Bass Formerly with The Fourtones – then The Deltas (62) – Departs 1966 – Later with Haydock’s Rockhouse
Don Rathbone – Drums Formerly with The Fourtones – then The Deltas (62) – Departs 1963
Bobby Elliott – Drums Arrived 1963 – Formerly with Shane Fenton & Fentones
Bernie Calvert – Bass Arrived 1966 – Formerly with The Dolphins
Terry Sylvester – Guitar Arrived 1967 – Formerly with The Escorts and The Swinging Blue Jeans

The Hollyridge Strings (Beatle Related)

1964 – XX

LP – Capitol 2116 – The Beatles Song Book – 1964

LP – Capitol 2202 – The Beatles Song Book Volume 2 – 1964

LP – Capitol 2429 – The New Beatles Song Book – 1965

LP – Capitol 2656 – The Beatles Song Book Volume 4 – 1967

LP – Capitol 2876 – The Beatles Songbook Volume 5 – 1968

LP – Capitol 839 – The George, John, Paul & Ringo Songbook – 1971

Homer & Jethro (Invasion Novelty)

1964 – O

LP – RCA Victor 2954 – Fractured Folk Songs – 1964

The Honest Men (Germany)

1967/1968

The Honeybus

Honeybus

The Honeybus formed in London in 1967 – The group disbanded in 1970 and reformed a few years later.

Pete Dello – guitar Went to form Lace – Also with March Hare
Ray Cane – guitar
Peter Kircher – drums Later with The Original Mirrors, then Status Quo (80’s)
Jim Kelly – guitar

1968 – XX

1968 – XX

The Honeycombs

This beat band featuring female drummer “Honey” Lantree – started off as “The Sheratons” before becoming the Honeycombs in 1963.

Dennis D’Ell – Vocals
Martin Murray – Guitar Departed 1964
Alan Ward – Rhythm Guitar
John Lantree – Bass
Honey Lantree – Drums
Peter Pye – Guitar Arrived 1964
Colin Boyd Guitar Arrived 1967 – later with Honeybus
Rod Butler – Lead Guitar Arrived 1967 – Later with The Lemmings and then The College Boys, Zarabanda and Violinski
Eddie Spence Arrived 1967

1964 – DJX/O

1964 – DJX/O

1965 – DJX/O

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1965 – XX

1965 – XX

1966 – XX

1969 – XX

On this reissue title changes to “I Can’t Stop Now”

Interphon 88001 – “Here Are The Honeycombs” – Charted January 2nd, 1965 – #147 – 2 Weeks on Hot 200

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This LP was released on Interphon and also on Vee Jay – stable mate labels but the LP cover was labeled “Interphon”

Vee Jay 64-6632 – “Here Are The Honeycombs” – Released 1965

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Vee Jay 6669 – “The Great Hits of 1964 and Some Golden Oldies” – Released 1965 – Did Not Chart
(contains “Have I The Right” by the Honeycombs

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U.K. & U.S. CHARTS

The Hoods (Sweden)

Mary Hopkin

1968 – XX (Flexi)

1968 – O

1969 – O

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Apple 3351 – “Post Card” – Charted March 29th, 1969 – #28 – 20 Weeks on Hot 200

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The Hootenanny Singers (Sweden)

1964

The Hop Cats (Germany)

1964

Horanges (Sweden)

1966

The Hot Springs

This group started off as Paul Vernon & the Riots before becoming The Hot Springs in 1966.

Members:

Rod Meacham (Drums) with Paul Vernon & The Riots, The Eagles
Michael Brice (Bass Guitar) with Paul Vernon & The Riots, The Eagles

The Hou-Lops (Canada)

Members:

Gilles Rousseau

The Hound Dogs (Germany)

Formed in the mid 1960’s

The Hounds (Germany)

1965

Brian Howard & the Silhouettes

Members:

Barry Gilford – with The Sneekers; The Frays
Brian Howard – with The Sneekers; The Frays
Johnny Patto – with The Sneekers; The Frays

1964 UK

Hu and the Hilltops (Netherlands)

Members:

Cesar Zuiderwijk
Fred De Wilde
Roy Van Der Merwe
Henk Van Meerbeek
Mike Schotten
Werner Den Heyer

The Hubbubs (Austria)

 Members:

Alf Bauer
Fred Richter
Karl Komarek
Wolfgang Wanderer

The Hullaballoos

Hullabaloos

They came out of Hull in England in 1964 and had a short run only into 1965

Andrew Woontoon – Lead Guitar
Harold Dunn – Drums
Geoffrey Mortimer – Bass
Ricky Knight – Rhythm Guitar

1964 – O

1965 – DJX/O

1965 – DJX/O

1965 – O

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Roulette 25297 – “England’s Newest Singing Sensations” – Released October, 1964 – Did Not Chart

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Roulette 25304 – “20 Big Boss Favorites” (contains “Did You Ever”) by the Hullaballoos – Released 1964 – Did Not Chart

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Roulette 25310 – “The Hullaballoos on Hullaballoo” – Released May, 1965 – Did Not Chart

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The Human Instinct

Members:

Billy TK -with Bill TK’s Powerhouse
Dave Hartstone – with The Four Fours
Graeme Collins – with The Dedikation
Larry Walde
Maurice Greer – with The Four Fours
Neil Edwards
Phil Whitehead – with Dizzy Limits
Steve McDonald –
Zaine Griff – with Baby Face; Helden; Screemer

Humble Pie

1969 – XX

LP – Immediate 101 – As Safe As Yesterday Is – 1969

Christine Hunter (Invasion Novelty)

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Christine was a classical soprano vocalist and was in the group Capella Cordina

1964 – O

The Hunters (Holland)

Members:

Jan Akkerman – with Brainbox
Ron Bijtelaar
Sydney Wachtel

The Huracanes (Spain)

Members:

Julio José Andreu
Pascual Olivas
Malayo Clavero
Pepito Casquel
Víctor Ortiz

Mike Hurst & The Method

Mike Hurst – Vocals Formerly with The Springfields
Nigel Menday – Drums
Ray Styles – Bass
Tony Ashton – Organ Formerly with The John Barry 7; Went to The Remo Four (64); also with Carter-Lewis & The Southerners; later Ashton Gardner and Dyke
Jimmy Page – Guitar (see Led Zeppelin entry)

1963 UK

I Delfini (Italy)

Members:

Mario Pace
Franco Capovilla
Renzo Levi Minzi
Sergio Magri

1965 – Italy

Ian & The Zodiacs

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Ian & the Zodiacs: 1958 to 1967 – Group began as the Zodiacs – Ian and The Zodiacs go way back to 1958 in their roots. Leader Ian Edwards arrived to take lead vocals in 1961. Edwards later went to join The Fourmost and then The Connoisseurs.

Pete Pimlett – Guitar Departs early 1961
Dave Lovelady – Drums Departs early 1961 – Later with  Dominoes/Kingsize Taylor & Dominoes, the Fourmost
Pete Griffiths – Lead Guitar Died 1960
Jerry Gargan – Piano Departs early 1960
John Kennedy – Guitar Departs early 1960 – Later with Dominoes/Kingsize Taylor & Dominoes
Ian Edwards Arrived early 1961 from The Deltones – Departs 1967 to the Fourmost (68) and then to the Connoisseurs
Cliff Roberts – Drums Arrives early 1961- Departs 1964
Charlie Flynn – Bass Arrives early 196; later to The  Connoisseurs
Geoff Bethell – Piano Arrives early 1961- Departs May 1964
Geoff Bamford – Piano Arrives May 1964 – Departs 1965
Joe Walsh – Drums Arrives early 1966 – Departs Sep 1966 – Formerly with Lee Curtis & All Stars
Pete Wallace – Lead Guitar Arrives early 1966 – Departs Sep 1966 – Later with theConnoisseurs
Freddy Smith – Drums Arrives early 1966 – Formerly with Bobby Patrick & the Big Six, and Kevin Ayers
Arthur Ashton – Guitar Arrives early 1966
Wellington Wade – Bass
Tony Coates – Bass Arrives Mar 1967 – Later with Liverpool Express

1964 – XX

1965 – XX

1965 – O

1965 – XX (Need Image)

1966 – XX

Columbia 2172 – “The Exciting New Liverpool Sound – The Authentic Mersey Beat” (with others) – Released 1964 – Did Not Chart

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Philips 600176 – “Ian & The Zodiacs” – Released 1965 – Did Not Chart

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Ice

Members:

Glyn James
John Carter – with The Baskervilles
Lynton Naiff – with Affinity
Mo Foster – with Fancy; Magician; Megatone; RMS; The Baskervilles; The Secret Police; Troll, Wizard’s Convention
Steve Turner
Linda Hoyle – with Affinity
Grant Serpell – with Affinity; Sailor
Kris Johnson – with The Baskervilles

The Ice Blues

The original group formed in 1964.

Roger James – Keyboards
Keef Hartley – Drums Formerly with Rory Storm & the Hurricanes; Later with The Artwoods; then John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers – then onto form The Keef Hartley Band (68)
Bob Garner – Bass Departed for Lee Curtis and The All Stars (Jan 65); then to Creation (Mar 66)
Dave McShane – Sax Departed forLee Curtis and The All Stars (Jan 65)

The Idle Race

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The Idle Race came together in 1966 out of the remains of “Mike Sheridan and The Night Riders” – Not an original member – Jeff Lynne of Electric Light Orchestra  fame joined up in 1966 – and was the composer of most of the tracks on this LP.

Johnny Mann – Guitar Formerly with Carl Wayne & The Vikings (64); Departed 1966
Greg Masters – Bass Formerly with Mike Sheridan & The Nightriders (66)
Dave Pritchard – R Guitar Formerly with Mike Sheridan & The Nightriders (66)
Roger Spencer – Drums Formerly with Mike Sheridan & The Nightriders (66)
Jeff Lynne – Guitar Arrived 1966; later with The Move (70); then with ELO (71)

45 – XX – 1967 (need image)  – Liberty 55997 – b/w My Father’s Son

Liberty 7603 – “The Birthday Party” – Released 1969 – Did Not Chart

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The Idols

Formed in Rossendale and Bury – The group was first known as Mike Sax and the Vikings (not Carl Wayne’s group)

Members:

John Sykes
Graham Bailey – with The Beatmakers
Mike Sax
Ray Sax

Frank Ifield

Again, really not a rocker by any means – he did share some early publicity in the U.S. by being a label mate with the Beatles while both were on the Vee Jay label – Frank had several U.S. LP’s but I am only showing these two.

Limited to singles from my collection (because there were just so darn many)

1962 – DJX/O

1962 – O

1963 – O

1963 – DJX/O

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1963 – O

1963 – O

1964 – O

1964 – O

1966 – O

1967 – DJX/O

1970 – O

Vee Jay 1054 – “I Re-Member You” – Released February, 1964 – Did Not Chart

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Vee Jay 1084 – “The Beatles & Frank Ifield On Stage – Jolly What!” – Released April, 1964 – Charted April 4th, 1964 – #104 – 4 Weeks on Hot 200

This LP was first released in February of 1964 with the “Old Man” Jolly What! Cover – The highly collectible “Portrait” cover depicting the Beatles was released later in the summer of 1964.

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Members:

Alan Holdsworth – (deceased April, 2017) with The Alan Holdsworth Group; Bruford; Gong; Level 42; The Soft Machine; Soft Works; Tempest; The New Tony Williams Lifetime, UK
Dave Freeman
Mick Skelly
Steven Robinson

Illes (Hungary)

They started off in 1957 and became hugely popular in the mid 1960’s.

Members:

Levente Szorenyi
Papp Tamas
Janos Brody
Zoltan Pasztory
Palmai Zoltan

The Image (Wales)

Members:

Dave Edmunds – with Love Sculpture; Rockpile; The Crawling King Snakes; The Human Beans

The Immigrants (Denmark)

1964

The Improved Sound (Germany)

1966/1969

The In Crowd

The original group formed in August 1965 until August 1966.  The Group was formerly called Four Plus One.

Steve Howe – L Guitar Formerly with The Syndicats (63); Four Plus One; Tomorrow (67); Bodast (68); later with Yes (70); Asia (81)
Keith West – Vocals  Went to Tomorrow (67)
Junior Wood – R Guitar  Went to Tomorrow (67); Later to Aquarian Age
Simon Alcot – Bass
Ken Lawrence – Drums
Twink Adler – Drums Went to Tomorrow (67); then The Pretty Things  Later to Aquarian Age

1965 – Tower 147 – That’s How Strong My Love Is b/w Things She Says (Need Image)

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1966 – Tower 196 – Why Must They Criticize b/w I Don’t Mind – (Need Images)

The In Sect

The In Sect appeared to be just a studio fake Invasion group with an LP release on a budget U.S. label.  But in fact they were for real from East London.   They started off as “The Rebs”.

Robin Hunt – drums – with Bulldog Breed; No Flies On Us But; The Flies; T2
John DaCosta – guitar – with No Flies on Us But; The Flies; Infinity
Stuart Calver – rhythm guitar – with The Cymbaline; Infinity
Ian Baldwin – bass – with Infinity; No Flies on Us But; The Flies
Dave Phimister
John Hollis – with The Cymbaline
Phil Chesterson – with Infinity; The Love Affair

RCA Camden 909 – “Introducing The In-Sect” – Released 1965

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The Incredible String Band (Scotland)

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The Incredible String Band was incredibly prolific progressive folk group – releasing a ton of LP’s during the later era of the Invasion Era. They formed in 1966 out of Scotland.

Formed in 1966 – Scotland

Robin Williamson – with Robin Williams and His Merry Band
Clive Palmer – Banjo – with The Famous Jug Band
Mike Heron Later with Rock Bottom & the Deadbeats; Heron; Mike Heron’s Incredible Acoustic Band
Danny Thompson – Bass From Pentangle
Rose Simpson – vocals
Christina McKechnie (also known as Licorice)
Malcolm Le Maistre – with Heron

Elektra 7322 – “The Electric String Band” – Released 1967 – Did Not Chart

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Elektra 74010 – “The 5000 Spirits Or The Layers of the Sun” – Released 1967 – Did Not Chart

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Elektra 74021 – “The Hangman’s Beautiful Daughter” – Charted July 20th, 1968 – #161 – 9 Weeks on Hot 200

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Elektra 74036 – “Wee Tam” – Charted March 22nd, 1969 – #174 – 3 Weeks on Hot 200

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Elektra 74037 – “The Big Huge” – Charted March 22nd, 1969 – #180 – 3 Weeks on Hot 200

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Elektra 74057 – “Changing Horses” – Charted #166 – 3 Weeks on Hot 200

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Elektra 2002 – Double LP – “The Incredible String Band” – Released 1969 – Did Not Chart

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Influence (Canada)

They were from Canada forming in 1966. Members had been with various global beat bands including “Jeff Curtis & The Flames” (London), “The Upsetters” and “The A-Cads” (both South African) & “Our Generation” from Canada

Members:

Andrew Keller
Bobo Island
Dave Wynee – with The Haunted
Jack August – with Charlee; Dogs of War; Moonquake; The Crescent Street Stompers; The Zembras
Louis McKelvey – with The A-Cads; Our Generation
Walter Rossi – with The Bombers; Charlee; Double

ABC 630 – ‘Influence” – Released 1968 – Did Not Chart

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Inga (Germany)

1968

The Innocents

From Manchester – originally known as Bobby Angelo & The Tuxedos

Members:

Don Groom
Roger Brown
Dave Brown
Colin Griffin

The Insteps

They formed in the early 1960’s

Members:

Martyn Adelman – with The Gary Payne & The Pete Martyn Duo
John Altman

The Interns (Wales)

The formed in 1961 and backed Marty Wilde, Johnny Kidd and Billy Fury – formerly as the Rikki Allen Trio

Members:

Rikki Alan – guitar
Gerry Alan – piano
Mark Goodwin – drums

1966 – XX

The Interpreters

1965 – PSO/X

1965 – XX

1966 – XX

The Interstate Road Show

The formed in 1969 as a psychedelic band.

The Invasion (Invasion Novelty)

1967 – DJO/X

The Irish Rovers

The group members are Irish but formed in 1963 while in Canada.

Members:

George Millar
Wilcil McDowell
Sean O’Driscoll
Ian Millar
John Reynold
Fred Graham

1968 – DJX/O

1968 – DJX/O

1968 – O

1969 – XX

1969 – XX

1969 – Decca 73575 – Winkin, Blinkin and Nod b/w Fifi O’Toole (Need Images)

1970 – PSO/X

LP – Decca 4835 – The First of the Irish Rovers – 1966

Decca 74951 – “The Unicorn” – Charted April 6th, 1968 – #24 – 43 Weeks on Hot 200

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LP – Decca 75037 – All Hung Up – 1968

Iron Maiden

Out of Basildon formed in 1965

Members:

Barry Skeels – with Zior
Paul Reynolds – with The Pinkies
Steve Chapman – with The Coast Road Drive; Distant Jim; Junior’s Eyes; Pandamonium; Poco
Steve Drewett
Trev Thoms – with Atomgods; The Inner City Unit; The Mother of All Bands; The Spirit of John Morgan; Spirits Burning; The Steve Gibbons Band

The Iveys

The group evolved into Badfinger

Members:

Pete Ham – with The Dandy
Ron Griffiths – with The Dandy
David Jenkins – with Rupert’s People; The Dandy
Terry Gleason
Mike Gibbons – with The Dandy
Tom Evans – with The Dodgers

1969 – O

The Ivy League

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The Ivy League formed in 1965. Many beat group artists came and went with the group through the years. They had two minor hit singles in the U.S. with “Tossing and Turning” and the obscure “Funny How Love Can Be”. The group evolved into The Flowerpot Men. Session singer Tony Burrows passed through the group. He was later the lead voice for several studio groups including Edison Lighthouse, The Pipkins, The Brotherhood of Man, White Plains and First Class – a busy guy.

Clem Cattini – Drums (back up band on tour/recordings) Feb 1965-Jan1966 – Also with the Tornadoes, Beat Boys (59), Johnny Kidd & the Pirates (60-61), Colin Hicks & His Cabin Boys (61) – Later with Division Two
Mike O’Neill – Keyboards Formerly with Colin Hicks & The Cabin Boys (1959); then Nero & The Gladiators (60-64); then Tony Colton & The Crawdaddies (64-65)
Dave Winter – Bass Formerly with Carter Lewis Band; then Tony Colton & The Crawdaddies (64-65)
Micky Keene – Guitar Formerly with Carter Lewis Band; then Tony Colton & The Crawdaddies (64-65)
Perry Ford – Vocals Formerly with The Session Trio (1964); the Fat Mattress (68); The Flower Pot Men
Ken Lewis – Vocals Formerly with Carter Lewis & The Southerners (61-64); then The Session Trio (1964)
John Carter – Guitar Formerly with The Carter Lewis & The Southerners – Departed 1966 – Later to The Flowerpot Men, then with The New Vaudeville Band then The Session Trio (1964)
Tony Burrows – Guitar Arrived 1966 – Formerly with The Kestrels – Later with The Flowerpot Men – Edison Lighthouse
Neil Landon Arrived 1967

U.K. & U.S. CHARTS

The Ivy League

1965 – XX

1965 – XX

1965 – O

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1966 – O

Cameo 2000 – “Tossing and Turning” – Released 1965

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The J. & B.

Group formed in the mid 1960’s

Members:

Mick Jones – with Foreigner, Nimrod; Spooky Tooth; The State of Micky & Tommy; The Leslie West Band; Wonderwheel; The Blackburds
Tommy Brown – with Nimrod; The State of Micky & Tommy; The Blackburds

Jackie & Millie

 

Members:

Jackie Edwards
Millie Small – with Owen & Millie; Roy & Millie

Jackie & The Raindrops

1962 – XX

1962 – XX

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1964 – XX

The Jackie Fountains (Sweden)

1966

The Jackpots (Sweden)

1968

Tony Jackson & The Vibrations

The original group formed in August 1964 until 1968.

Tony Jackson – Bass Formerly with The Martinis (59); then The Searchers (Jul 64)
Paul Francis – Drums
Martin Raymond – Organ Later years with Savoy Brown and UFO
Ian Buisel – Guitar
Denis Thompson – Bass
Paul Pilnick – L Guitar Formerly with Lee Curtis All Stars (63); Arrived Jun 63; Later with The Fix; Stealer’s Wheel and Deaf School – The Big Three

1965 – XX

1965 – XX

Jacky (Ireland)

Jacky was Jacqueline Norah Flood – She was a member of The Jackie Lee Singers; The Raindrops

1968 – XX

The Jades

Groovemaster 140 – “Beat Battle of the World” – Released 1965 – Did Not Chart
(Contains “From the Very First Day” by The Jades)

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The James Boys

They formed in 1965 and were most noted in the U.S. for their singles “Come to Me Softly” and “Red, Red Wine” (penned by Neil Diamond). The LP cover was changed when “Softly” charted.

George James – Guitar Then to The Skyliners (58)
Bobby Thompson – Guitar Later to The Dominoes (58); then to Rory Storm & The Hurricanes (Mar 62); back to The Dominoes (Sep 62); then to Cliff Bennett & The Rebel Rousers (64)
Ted Taylor – Guitar Next to The Dominoes (58); then to Kingsize Taylor & The Griff Parry Five (May 64); finally to Kingize Taylor & His Band (Oct 64)
Baz Madden – Washboard
Neil Kimmance – Piano Arrived late 1957
Stuart McPherson – Drums Arrived late 1957

Jimmy James & The Vagabonds

Jimmy James & the Vagabonds: 1965 – 1970

Jimmy James – Vocals
Count Prince Miller – Vocals
Philip Chen – Bass
Wallace Wilson – Lead Guitar
Rupert Balgobin – Drums
Carl Noel – Organ
Matt Fredericks – Sax
Milton James – Sax

1966 – HBR 496 – Hi Diddley Dee Dum (It’s A Good Good Feelin’) b/w I Don’t Wanna Cry (Need Images)

1968 – DJX/O (Need Image)

1968 – DJX/O

Atco 222 – “The New Religion” – Released 1968 – Did Not Chart

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Atco 222 – “Come To Me Softly” – Released 1968 – Did Not Chart

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Nicky James

Was a member of the Moody Blues for a time – James passed away in 2007

Stu James & The Mojos

Members:

Aynsley Dunbar – See the Aynsley Dunbar Retaliation/Prescription
Lewis Collins – with The Eyes; Robb Storme & The Whispers
Nick Crouch – with Faron’s Flamingos; The Mojos
Stu James

Jan Dukes De Grey

Members:

Derek Noy – with Noy’s Band
Rip Snorter

Annie Jansen (France)

1964/1965

The Japanese Beatles/Beetles (Invasion Novelty)

1964 – XX (Need Image)

1964 – XX

The Jarmels (Invasion Novelty)

1964 – XX

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Formed in 1968/69

Jason Crest

Members:

Brian Prebble – with The Riot Squad
Derek Smallcombe – with Holy Mackerel
John Selley
Terry Dobson
Roger Siggery – with Holy Mackerel
Terry Clarke – with Holy Mackerel

Jasper

Formed in 1969

Members:

Alan Fealdman – with FBI; McCalla; Sniff n’ the Tears; Trifle
Brian Greenwood
Jon Taylor – with Jodo; Little Free Rock
Nick Payn
Steve Radford with Aeroplane

The Javalins (Germany)

1964

The Javaloyas (Spain)

Members:

Pérez Javaloyas
Rafael Tores
Serafin Nebot
Toni Covas
Toni Felany

They started off in the early 1960’s

Harold Jay (Invasion Novelty)

1964 – Johnny Coi 101 – I Don’t Want to Be a Beatle b/w (unknown) (Need Images)

The Jay Birds

The original group formed in 1961 until 1965.

Dave Quickmire – Drums Departed 1965
Alvin Lee – Guitar Went to Ten Years After (66); then to Alvin Lee & Company (75); back to Ten Years After in 1978; then to The Alvin Lee Band (80)
Leo Lyons – Bass Went to Ten Years After (66)
Ric Lee – Drums Arrived 1965; Went to Ten Years After (66); later with Chicken Shack (1980)

Peter Jay & The Jaywalkers

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A group formed in the early 1960’s and continuing until 1967.  Performed later as Peter Jay & the New Jaywalkers.

Peter Jay – drums
Peter Miller – guitar Performed as a solo act as “Big Boy Pete” – later to Norwegian group The News
Tony Webster – guitar
Mac McIntyre – sax
Lloyd Baker – sax
Geoff Moss – bass
Johnny Lake – bass
Terry Reid – vocals and guitar (Fronted his own group)

1965 – Wand 180 – Parchman  Farm b/w What’s So Easy for Two is So Hard For One (Need Images)

The Jay-Jays (Netherlands)

1966

The Jay Five (Germany)

1966/1967

Jeannie & The Big Guys

Jeannie & Big Guys

The original group formed in 1961 until 1964.   This group was known as the Pacemakers for a short period of time – then became Four Hits & a Miss.

Dave Jones – L Guitar
Geoff Dawson – R Guitar
George Roberts – Drums Went to The Excheckers (64)
Owen Ricketts – Bass
Rita Hughes – Vocals Later to Jenny & The Tall Boys; then Earl Royce & the Olympics; (took the name Cindy Cole)

Jeff and Jon

1966 – XX

Jefferson

Real name: Geoff Turton from Birmingham

1969 – O

1969 – O

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Jellybread

Members:

Chris Waters
John Best
Paul Butler
Pete Wingfield – with The Olympic Runners; The Hollies
Rick Birkett – with The Accent; The Zombies

Jess & James (Portugal)

Members:

Antonio Lameirinhas
Frenando Lameirinhas

Jethro Tull

Jethro Tull

Never a commercial single band – but a prolific LP charting band – Jethro Tull formed in 1967. The group was a coming together of members from mid 1960’s groups McGregor’s Engine & John Evans’ Smash.

Mick Abrahams – Guitar Formerly with McGregor’s Engine (67); then Blodwyn Pig (68)
Glenn Cornick – Bass Formerly with John Evan’s Smash (67); then Wild Turkey (70)
Clive Bunker – Drums Formerly with McGregor’s Engine (67); later to Blodwyn Pig (74); then Aviator (74)
Ian Anderson – Vocals John Evan’s Smash (67)
Martin Barre – Guitar Arrived December 1968

1969 – XX

1969 – XX

1969 – XX

1969 – XX

1968 – UK

Reprise 6336 – “This Was Jethro Tull” – Charted March, 1969 – #62 – 17 Weeks on Hot 200

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Reprise 6360 – “Stand Up” -Charted October, 1969 – #20 – 40 Weeks on Hot 200

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The Jelly Roll (Italy)

1968

Jiji (France)

1967

Jimmy & The Rackets (Switzerland)

Members:

Jimmy Duncombe
Lawrence Spector
Barry Jeffers
Reginald Washington

 

J.J. & Beb (France)

1966

Jocy (Italy)

1968

Jody Grind

Members:

Bernie Holland – with Hummingbird
Ivan Zagni – with Avant Garage; Big Sideways; Blue Whale; The News
Pete Gavin – with Heads Hands and Feet; Poet and The One Man Band
Roger Sutton – Nucleus; Riff-Raff (See Brian Auger and Trinity)
Tim Hinkley – with The Bo Street Runners; Snafu; The Riffburglars; Beckett; The Chicago Line; Vinegar Joe

LP – United Artists 6774 – “One Step On” – 1969

David John & The Mood

Formed in 1963 in Preston

Members:

David John – with Thundermaker
Peter Illingworth – lead guitar – with Little Free Rock, Purple Haze
Peter Atkinson – guitar
John Smith – vocals
John Brierley – bass
Malcolm Fred Isherwood – drums
Tammy Jones – North Wales

Johnny & The Blue Beats

Johnny & Blue Beats

The group formed in 1962 in London

Johnny Elizondo – Drums
Michael Elizondo – L Guitar
Ronnie Elizondo – R Guitar
Louis Ackerman – Bass Joined in 1966

1969 – O

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1969 – O

Winsor 1001 – “Smile” – Released 1967

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 Johnny & The Canadian (Canada)

Came over to Canada from London

Members:

Ken Gough – with The Crown Imperials
Lour Crockett

1965 – O

Johnny & The G-Men (South Africa)

Formed in the early 1960’s

Members:

Hank Squires
John Kongos – (see the Kongos listing)

Johnny & The Hurricanes (Invasion Novelty)]

1964 – XX

1965 – XX

1965 – XX

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John Gustafson

Members:

John Banks
John Gustafson

John’s Children

Johns Children

The original group formed in September 1966 until September 1967.

Geoff McClelland – Guitar Formerly with Silence (66); departed March 1967
Andy Ellison – Vocals Formerly with Silence (66); later to Jet (Jun 74); then The Radio Stars (Jan 77)
John Hewlett – Bass Formerly with Silence (66)
Chris Townson – Drums Formerly with Silence (66) Additional Members
Marc Bolan – Guitar Arrived March 1967; departed June 1967 for Tyrannosaurus Rex; then to T Rex (70)

1969 – O

Bob Johnson & The Bobcats

Members:

Bob Johnson – vocals (deceased)
Jim Whittle – bass
Dave Millen – guitar
Des O’Reilly – drums – with The Puppets, The Rebels

The Johnstons (Ireland)

Formed in 1960 and lasted until 1973

Members:

Adrienne Johnston – (Died in 1987)
Luci Johnston
Mick Moloney – with Planxty

1968 – DJX/O

1969 – XX

Tetragrammaton 110 – “Both Sides Now” – Released 1968 – Did Not Chart

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The Jokers (Belgium)

Members:

Jos Clauwers
Lee West
Ronny Sigo

The Jokers Wild

The original group formed in 1963 until 1967.  The band eventually became The Little Flowers in France.

John Gordon – Guitar Formerly with The Hollerin’ Blues (62); then The Ramblers (62-63)
Clive Welham – Drums Formerly with The Hollerin’ Blues (62); then The Ramblers (62-63); departed 1966
Dave Gilmour – Guitar Formerly with the The Ramblers (62-63); then to Bullitt (67); then to Pink Floyd (68)
David Altham – Vocals
Tony Sainty – Bass Formerly with Geoff Mott & The Mottoes (62)
Peter Gilmour – Bass Arrived 1965 and departed soon after
Willie Wilson – Drums Arrived Sep 1966; then to Bullitt (67); later on with Cochise (69); then Silver Bullet & Quiver
Ricky Wills – Bass Arrived Sep 1966; then to Bullitt (67); later on with Cochise (69); then later with Foreigner

Jonah & Whales (Germany)

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Beverly Jones

1965 – XX

Casey Jones & The Engineers (Governors)

The original group formed about 1960.  The roster below was in place in 1963.

Casey Jones – Vocals (Brian Casser) Formerly with Cass & The Casanovas
Tom McGuiness – Bass Formerly with The Roosters; Went to Manfred Mann in 1964; Later with The Bluesband (79), McGuiness Flint
Eric Clapton – L Guitar Departed for The Yardbirds (Oct 63); Also with, John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, Powerhouse, and The Roosters – Later with Cream – Also appeared with Blind Faith, Delaney Bonnie & Friends, Derek & the Dominoes, the Eric Clapton Band, the Greek Loon Band
Ray Stock – Drums

1965 – XX

1966 – XX (Need Image)

David Jones (future Monkee)

This was a pre-Monkee effort by Jones and probably led to his audition with U.S. “fab four”.

1965 – PSO/X

1965 – O

1965 – DJPSO/X

Colpix 493 – “David Jones” – Released 1965 – Did Not Chart

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Davie Jones & The King Bees

Members:

Bob Allen
Dave Howard
David Robert Jones (David Bowie – see his separate listing)
George Underwood – with Friends
Roger Bluck

Davy Jones

1967 – Davy Jones 1 – Presents b/w Presents (Need Images)

John Paul Jones

In groups Led Zeppelin; Rockestra

1964 – XX

1965 – XX

Paul Jones

Jones got some mileage out of his singing appearance in “The Privilege” with this and the Capitol release. Jones did stints in many groups including The Outcasts, Jeff Beck and eventually becoming the bass player for Led Zeppelin – and of course was the lead vocalist for Manfred Mann.

In groups Eric Clapton & The Powerhouse; Manfred Mann; The Alexis Light Orchestra, The Blues Band, The Manfreds

1966 – XX

1966 – XX

1967 – XX (Need Image)

1967 – O

1969 – XX (Need Image)

1965 – UK

Uni 73005 – “The Privilege” – Released 1967 – Did Not Chart

JONES PAUL PRIV 01 COV

JONES PAUL R2 JONES PAUL R2_0001

JONES PAUL MOVIE POSTER

Capitol 2795 – “Soundtrack from The Privilege” – Released 1967 – Did Not Chart

JONES PAUL PRIV 02 COV

JONES PAUL R1 JONES PAUL R1_0001

Samantha Jones

Samantha was in The Vernon Girls and The Krimson Kake

1965 – O

1966 – XX

1966 – XX

1967 – XX

1967 – DJO/DJV2X X

Ascot 16027 – “Call it Samantha” – Released 1966

Jones, Samantha - Ascot - Call It

JONES SAMANTHA 01 JONES SAMANTHA 01_0001

Tammy Jones (Wales)

She first recorded in 1967 on Decca in the U.K. and continued recording into the early 1980’s.

The Joy Hit Kids (Germany)

1967/1968

The Joy Strings

They formed in 1963 and ran until 1969.

Members:

Bill Davidson
Peter Dalziel
Joy Webb
Sylvia Gair
Wycliffe Noble

1964 – XX

1967 – XX

LP – Epic 26321 – Well Seasoned – 1966

Joyce’s Angels

Members:

Chris White – with Harmony Beach; The Cantinas; The Surfonics
Nick White – with The Surfonics

Juan and Jr (France)

1967

Judy & the Duets (Invasion Novelty)

1964 – O

Julio and the Kreole Kats (Germany)

July

Formed in 1967/68 in London

Members:

Alan James – with The Alan James Trio; The Tomcats
Chris Jackson – with The Tomcats
Jon Field – with Jade Warrior; Simba; The Tomcats
Peter Cook
Tom Newman – with The Comcats
Tony Duhig – with Jade Warrior; Simba; The Tomcats

LP – Epic 26416 – “July”

The Jummelles (France)

1964

The Jumping Jacques

 

Members:

Ann Germain
Jacques Hendrix

Junior’s Eyes

Formed in London 1967/68

Members:

John Cambridge – with David Bowie & The Hype; The Rats; The Tony Visconti Trio
John Lodge (see the Moody Blues listing)
Mick Wayne – with The Bunch of Fives; The Pink Fairies; The Tickle
Rick Wakeman (see the Yes listing)
Steve Chapman – with The Coast Road Drive; Distant Jim; Iron Maiden; Poco; Pandamonium
Tim Renwick – David Bowie & The Hype; Lazy Racer; Mike & The Mechanics; Procol Harum; Quiver

Just Plain Smith

Members:

Andy Weiss
Bill Heath
Chris Hatt
Colin Standring – with Horse
Dave Knight
Dick Ellis
Jake Walton
Mike Read – with Ghosts; The Grasshoppers; Amber; Four Corners; The Trainspotters
Peter Holman – with The Parley of Instruments
Time Rice
Viktor McAloon

Jimmy Justice (And the Jury)

Jimmy was James Anthony Bernard Little – Justice started off with Ernie Ford & The Checkmates and then formed his own group J.J. & The Jury before going solo

1962 – DJX/O

1962 – XX

1963 – XX

1965 – XX

Kapp 1308 – “Justice For All” – Released 1964 – Did Not Chart

JUSTICE JIMMY COV

JONES JUSTICE 01 JONES JUSTICE 01_0001

The Jymys (France)

1965

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