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Beat-Era Group Rosters/Solo’s/Discographies
Alpha: Curtis thru D

Rosters and solo artists from the “Invasion” Era with discographies for those who had releases in the U.S. Also included are many Euro-Beat groups, numerous “Ye’Ye” girls from the Beat era and a few extras thrown in just for kicks.

The Lee Curtis All Stars

Curtis All Stars

The original group formed in June, 1962

Lee Curtis – Vocals (Peter Flannery) Formerly with Lee Curtis & the Detours; Continued until the end 1967;

Frank Bowen – L Guitar Later with The Original All Stars (Jun 63); then in Earl Royce & the Olympics (1965); also had been with Pathfinders, Beachcombers, Mike & the Merseymen, The Trends

Tonny Waddington – R Guitar Formerly with Gene Day & Jango-Beats (60-62); the The Original All Stars (Jun 63); then The Pete Best Four (Sep 63); then The Pete Best Combo (Jan 65)

Wayne Dickerson – Bass Formerly with Steve Bennett & the Syndicate (May 62); then to The Original All Stars (Jun 63); then The Pete Best Four (Sep 63); then to Pete Best Combo (Jan 65)

Bernie Rogers – Drums

Pete Best – Drums Arrived Aug 62; Formerly with The Blacks Jacks; then The Beatles (60-62); Departed for The Original All Stars (63); then The Pete Best Four (Sep 63); and to  The Pete Best Combo (Jan 65)

George Peckham – R Guitar Arrived 1962; Departed for The Pawns (Feb 64); then Earl Royce & the Olympics (Apr 65); then to the Fourmost (1965); also with The Renegades (61)

Mushy Cooper – Bass Arrived Jun 1963; Formerly with The Renegades (Jun 63); Later with The Fruit Eating Bears

Paul Pilnick – L Guitar Arrived Jun 63; Also with The Big Three; Later with The Fix; Stealer’s Wheel and Deaf School

Don Alcyd – Drums Arrived Jun 63; Departed for The Delmont Four (1964); also with The Renegades (61)

Joe Walsh – Drums Arrived Mar 64; Later with Ian & The Zodiacs (Jan 66)

Mike Banks – Bass Arrived Mar 64

Mike Cummings – L Guitar Arrived Mar 64

Simon Hind – R Guitar Arrived Mar 64

Bob Garner – Bass Formerly with The Merseybeats and Kinsleys; Arrived Jan 65; Departed for Creation (Mar 66)

Dave McShane – Sax Arrived Jan 65

Chris Dennis – Organ Arrived Jan 65

Beryl Marsden – Vocals Formerly with The Undertakers (63); Arrived 64; Later with Shotgun Express

Piggy Yanach – Keyboards Arrived 1966

Scottish Dave – Guitar Arrived 1966

 Lee Curtis & The Detours

Curtis, Lee

Original Group The original group formed in late 1961

Lee Curtis – Vocals (Peter Flannery) Departed to form The Lee Curtis All Stars (Jun 62) – continued until the end 1967
John Pudiffer – Drums
Ritchie Quilliam – Guitar Formerly with The Delmont Four; Departed for The Tokens (Jun 62); Later with The Detours (Oct 65)
Chez King – Bass Departed for The Tokens (Jun 62)
Billy Churchill Arrived 1962

Sonny Curtis (Invasion Novelty)

A Cricket turned Beatle

1964 – XX

Dave Curtiss & The Tremors

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Members:

Dave Curtiss

The Cyan Three

Cyan Three

Formed around 1965

George Sims Jr
Gordon Faggeter
Keith Holder

The Cymbaline

Members:

Gerry Morris
John Hollis – with The In-Sect
Stuart Calver – with Infinity; Sparrow; The In-Sect; The Symbols

The Cymerons

A Manchester group

Members:

John Dearden – with The Bandits
Mike Lynch – with The Falcons; The Chapters; Money; The Bandits

Czerwone Gitary (Poland)

Formed in 1965

Members:

Arkadiusz Wisniewski
Jerzy Kissela
Jerzy Skrzypczyk
Mieczyslaw Wadolowski

The Daisy Clan (Germany)

1966

The Dakotas

(See Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas listing)

1963 – XX

Ken Dallas & The Silhouettes

Silhouettes

The original group formed in 1958 and continued until April 1963.  They then evolved into Mark Peters & the Silhouettes continuing until August, 1965 then becoming Mark Peters and the Method until Mary of 1967.

Ken Dallas – Vocals Departed Apr 1963
Mally Aston – R Guitar Departed 1965
Dave May – Bass Departed to Rory Storm & the Hurricanes (1965)
Rod McClelland – L Guitar Departed 1964
Bob O’Hanlon – Drums Departed in 1962 and returned for a while in 1964 before quitting
Geogg Lloyd – Drums Arrived Jun 1962; Departed for JJ and The Hi Lites (Apr 63))
Brian Johnson – Drums Arrived May 1963; Formerly with Rory Storm & the Hurricanes; Later with The Tabs; Departed 1964
Mark Peters – Vocals Arrived May 1963 – Group became Mark Peters & the Silhouettes; later formed Mark Peters & The Method (Aug 65)
Steve Fleming – Keyboards Arrived May 1963; was with Mark Peters & The Method from Sep 1964 until Mar 1967
Pete Ritson – Bass Arrived Aug 1965; Formerly with The Riot Squad until Aug 1965
Billy Ennis – Guitar Arrived Aug 1965; Formerly with The Riot Squad until Aug 1965; Departed 1966 for the Corsairs
Tony Coates – Guitar Arrived June 1966; Formerly with The Riot Squad until Aug 1965; Departed The Method Jun 1966

Miki Dallon

Was a member of The Sessions

1965 – XX

1965 – XX

1969 – XX

1966 UK

Mara Danesi (France)

1965

Tony Dangerfield & The Thrills

Dangerfield

The original group formed in June 1964 until July 1965.

Tony Dangerfield – Vocals Formerly in The Savages (The Circles) (66); then The Roman Empire (66-67); The Crusaders (67) and more – Also returned to The Savages
Johnny Bedder – Guitar To The Savages
Neil Norman – Drums
The Elf – Bass
Mick X

Dani (France)

1966/1967

The Danish Sharks (Denmark)

1963/1964

Danny & the Royal Strings

1965/1966

Dantalian’s Chariot

Dantalions Chariot

The original group formed in July 1967 until April 1968.

Zoot Money – Keyboards Formerly with Zoot Money’s Big Roll Band (67); to the New Animals (68); the Kevin Coyne Band (75); Kevin Ayers Band (76); Also earlier with The British Blues Quintet; Alex Korner’s Blues Incorporated
Colin Allen – Drums Formerly with Zoot Money’s Big Roll Band (67); to John Mayall (68); then to Georgie Fame in 1970’s; and Stone the Crows
Pat Donaldson – Bass
Andy Sommers – Guitar Formerly with Zoot Money’s Big Roll Band (67); then to Soft Machine (68); the New Animals (68); Kevin Coyne Band (75); Kevin Ayers Band (76); Strontium 90 (77); The Police (77); Strontium; The Police (77)

Sophie Darel (France)

1965/1967

Gesine Darieux (Germany)

1967

Darwins Theory (Germany)

1967

Sophie Daumier (France)

1962/1966

The Dauphins (France)

Formed in 1964

Alain Martin
Gérard Chatelain
Guy Sabellico
Henri Evieux
Robert Chatelain

The Dave Davani Four

Recorded from 1965 until 1966

1966 – XX

David & Jonathan

Formed in 1965 – They moved on to become hit writers for many U.K. artists and groups.

David (Roger Cook) Later with Blue Mink, The Kestrels, White Plains
Jonathan (Roger Greenway) – with The Kestrels, The Pipkins, White Plains

U.K. & U.S. CHARTS

1965 – O

1966 – XX

1966 – O

1966 – XX

1966 – XX

1967 – XX

1967 – O

1968 – XX

Capitol 2479 – “Michelle” – Released April, 1966 – Did Not Chart

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F.R. David (France)

1967

Kathy David (France)

1966

 

The Cyril Davie’s All Stars

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Cyril Davies R&B All Stars – From 1962 until 1964

Long John Baldry – Vocals Formerly with the Five Dimensions, Later with Alex Korner’s Blues Incorporated, Bluesology – then with Long John Baldry & Hoochie Coochie Men, Long John’s All Stars, Steampacket, Bluesology, Long John Baldry’s All Star Band

Cyril Davies – Harp Formerly with the Southern Stompers (1950s) – the Chris Barber Jazz Band (55) – Later with Alex Korner’s Blues Incorporated

Carlo Little – Drums Departs 1963 to the Screaming Lord Sutch and the Savages – Also with Buddy Britton & the Regents, the Flowerpot Men, Hurricane, Long John Baldry’s Hoochie Coochie Men – Chris Lamb & the Universals

Ricky Brown – Bass Departs 1963 to the Screaming Lord Sutch & His Savages – Formerly with the Rising Suns, Sean Buckley & the Breadcrumbs, Later with Georgie Fame & the Blue Flames, Steampacket, Brian Auger & Trinity & John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers,  Cyril Davies R&B All Stars

Nicky Hopkins – Piano Departs 1963 – Formerly with Cliff Bennett & The Rebel Rousers (62); Neil Christian & the Crusaders, Chris Farlowe & the Thunderbirds, the Pretty Things – Also with the Jeff Beck Group, also with Screaming Lord Sutch & the Savages; Quicksilver Messenger Service (US), the Steve Miller Band (US)

Bernie Watson – Guitar Departs 1963 for John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers – Also with Cliff Bennett & the Rebel Rousers, Screaming Lord Sutch & His Savages

Cliff Barton – Bass Also with the  Long John Baldry’s Hoochie Coochie Men, Georgie Fame & the Blue Flames – Later with the Alan Price Set; Free at Last, the Orginal All Stars;

Geoff Bradford – Guitar Arrives Jul 1963 – Formerly with the Rising Suns, Blues by Six – Later with Long John’s Hoochie Coochie Men, the  Orginal All Stars (64), The Long John Baldry All Star Band – Also with  Orginal All Stars, the Rolling Stones

Keith Scott – Piano Arrives & Departs in 1963 – Also with Alex Korner’s Blues Incorporated

Johnny Parker – Organ Arrives Jul 1963 – Also with Long John Baldry’s Hoochie Coochie Men

Micky Waller – Drums Arrives & Departs Jul 1963 – Formerly with the Micky Finn, Mickey Finn & the Blue Men – Later with Steampacket, Georgie Fame & Blues Flames, Brian Auger & Trinity, the Jeff Beck Group

Bob Wackett – Drums Arrives 1963

Malcolm Cecil – Keyboards

Jimmy Page – Guitar Appeared somewhere along the way as he did with so many groups: Formerly with the Zephyrs (mid 60s), Carter Lewis & the Southerners, Heinz, the Lancastrians, Micky Most & the Gear, Neil Christian & the Crusaders, the Pickwicks, the Primitives, Sean Buckley & the Breadcrumbs, the Talismen, the Untamed, the Yardbirds – Later with the New Yardbirds (68), Led Zeppelin

Immediate 52018 – “The Beginning of British Blues Vol 1” – Released October, 1968

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Billie Davis & The Country Gentlemen

Members: Alan Doyle – with Johnny Masters and the Mastersounds; The Rainmakers; The Toggery Five; The Toggery Soul Band  Billie Davies

1965 – XX

1968 – XX

1969 – XX

1969 UK

Link Davis (Invasion Novelty)

1964 – XX

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Ronnie Davis (Invasion Novelty)

1964 – O

The Spencer Davis Group

See the Spencer Davis Group U.S. 45 Discography Page

The Spencer Davis Group formed in 1963 and ran until 1969.

Spencer Davis – Guitar Formerly with The Rhythm & Blues Quartet, Powerhouse (66) – Later in Davis-York-Hardin & Fenwick, also in the Classic Rock All Stars

Peter York – Drums Formely in the Muff Winwood Jazz Band – Departed 10/68 to Hardin & York – Also was in Davis-York-Hardin & Fenwick

Muff Winwood – Bass Formerly in the Muff Winwood Jazz Band – Departed April 67

Steve Winwood – Keyboards Formely in the Muff Winwood Jazz Band – Departed April 67 to Traffic – then to Blind Faith (2/69), next to Ginger Baker’s Air Force (1/70) – back to Traffic (2/70); Also in Powerhouse

Eddie Hardin – Organ Arrived 4/67 – Departed 10/68 to Hardin & York

Phil Sawyer – Lead Guitar Arrived 4/67 – Formerly with The Cheynes & Shotgun Express – Departed 10/68 – Was also in Fleur de Lys

Ray Sawyer – Guitar Arrived 12/67

Dee Murray – Bass Arrived 10/68 – In mid 1969 to The Elton John Band

Nigel Olsson – Drums Previously with The Plastic Penny (67/68) – In mid 1969 went to The Elton John Band

Ray Fenwick – Guitar Formely of After Tea

Hans Van Eijck – Guitar Formerly of After Tea

Lesley Dawson

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1969 – Flexi XX

Steve Day & The Drifters

Day, Steve

The original group formed in June 1961 until May 1963.

Steve Day – Vocals Formerly with Wump & His Werbles (60-61);
Mike Nicholson – L Guitar Formerly with Johnny Rocco & The Jets (60-61)
Derek Bond – Bass Formerly with Johnny Rocco & The Jets (60-61); then to Gus Travis & The Rainchecks (May 63) –  t; Then to Derry Wilkie and The Others (Jan 64)
Spike Sherratt – R Guitar Formerly with Johnny Rocco & The Jets (60-61); Went to Gus Travis & The Rainchecks (May 63) then to The Rainchecks
Phil Duggan – Drums Went to Gus Travis & The Rainchecks (May 63) then to The Rainchecks
Barry Erza – L Guitar Arrived in 62; Went to Gus Travis & The Rainchecks (May 63) then to The Rainchecks

Gene Day & The Jango-Beats

Day & Jangobeats

The original group formed in 1960.  Group also performed as The Comets.

Gene Day – Vocals (became Earl Preston) Formerly with Sayer’s Confederates; To Earl Preston & the TTs (Aug 61); Later to Earl Preston & The Realms (Feb 1964)
Tony Waddington – Guitar Formerly with Sayer’s Confederates; Departed for Lee Curtis All Stars (Jun 62); then the Original All Stars (Jun 63); then The Pete Best Four (Sep 63); then Pete Best Combo (Jan 65)
Tommy McGurk – Bass Later to The Aarons
Frank Wan – L Guitar Departed for Sonny Webb & the Cascades (62); then to The Hillsiders (Sep 64)
Frank X – Drums

Zion De Gallier

Real name Douglas Robert Ord; with The Deepbeats

Dea Doll (Belgium)

1964/1967

The Dead Sea Fruit

Members:

Clive Kennedy
David Lashmar
John Townsend
Si Clifford

The Dedikation (New Zealand)

Members:

Graeme Collins – with The Human Instinct
Graham Harvey
Ray Mercer
Bruce Whitelaw

Dee & The Quotum (Canada)

They formed out of a group called Dee & The Yeomen in 1964

Members:

Graham Dunnet – with The Rock Show of Yeomen

Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich

See the DDBM&T U.S. 45 Discography Page

Formed 1965 in Wilshire as- through 1970

Treavor Leonard Ward-Davies – Bass Formely with Dave Dee & Bostons – Later with Dozy and Co
John Dymond – Rhythm Guitar Formely with Dave Dee & Bostons – Later with Dozy and Co
Michael Wilson – Drums Formely with Dave Dee & Bostons – Later with Dozy and Co
Stephen Amey – Lead Guitar Formely with Dave Dee & Bostons – Later with Dozy and Co
David John Hartman – Vocals

Kiki Dee


Real name – Pauline Mathews – born in the U.K. – She had the distinction of finding her way onto Detroit’s Motown Tamla subsidiary label in 1970. After her solo efforts she often backed Brit Dusty Springfield.

1966 – XX (Need B Side Image)

1967 – XX

Liberty 55994 – I b/w Stop and Think (Need Images)

1968 – XX

Liberty 7613 – “Patterns” – Released 1969

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Dee & The Dynamites

The original group formed in mid 1960.

Robbie Hickson – Guitar (Dee) Formerly with Alfie Diamond & the Skiffle Kings; then The Casuals; then The Top Spots; Departed 1961 to The Kansas City Five
Pete Cook – L Guitar Departed 1961 to The Kansas City Five
Tommy Bennett – Drums Departed 1961 to The Pressmen
Bugs Pemberton – Drums Departed 1961 to The Undertakers
Jackie Lomax – Bass Departed 1961 to The Undertakers–Signed as an Apple Records  Recording Artist
Karl Sloan

Mike Dee & The Jaywalkers

They formed in 1961 in London

Members:

Mike Dee
Brian Sell
Dave Tippler
Terry Mabley
Brian Mansell
Mick Wheeler

Simon Dee

Simon was a DJ in Great Britain

1969 – XX

Dee Dee (Germany)

1967

Carol Deene

1965 – XX

Deep Feeling

Members:

Gordon Jackson – with The Hellions
Luther James Grosvenor
Dave Meredith – with The Hellions
Jim Capaldi – with The Hellions; Traffic
John Palmer – with The Hellions

Deep Purple

Deep purple found more lasting fame as they entered into the 1970’s

Rod Evans – Vocals Later with Captain Beyond

Nick Simper – Bass Earlier with Buddy Britten & The Regents (64); Johnny Kidd & The Pirates (66); then with The The Flowerpot Men (67/68) – After 1968 to Lord Sutch & Savages

John Lord – Keyboards Formerly from Buzz Bailey & the Six Shooters (63), Houston Wells & Outlaws (64), Mike Berry & the Outlaws, Heinz (66), The Flowerpot Men (67/68) then Roundabout (68) – Later in Paice-Ashton & Lord (8/76) – and then Whitesnake (8/78)

Ian Paice – Drums Later in Paice-Ashton & Lord (8/76) – with Dick Dimple; The Maze, The MI5, Whitesnake

Ritchie Blackmore – Lead Guitar Formerly from Roundabout (68) – Later to Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow (1975) – Also with Heinz, Bailey Buzz & the Sixshooters, Houston Wells & Outlaws, the Lancastrians, Mandrake Root, Mike Berry & the Outlaws, Neil Christian & the Crusaders, the Roman Empire, the Three Musketeers, Screaming Lord Sutch & His Savages

U.K. & U.S. CHARTS

1968 – PSDJX/COMO

1968 – DJX – O

1969 – DJX – O

1969 – DJX/O

1969 – DJX/O

Germany – 1969

LP – Tetragrammation 102 – Shades of Deep Purple – 1968

LP – Tetragrammaton 107 – The Book of Taliesyn – 1968

LP – Tetragrammaton 119 – Deep Purple – 1969

LP – Tetragrammaton 131 – Deep Purple and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – 1969

The Defenders (Denmark)

Formed in 1965

Members:

Flemming Sorensen
Jens Henrik Dahl
Ken Gudman
Kiltgaard Larsen
Peder Jelsbak

1965

Natalie Degaud (France)

1964

Ray & The Del Renas

Del Renas

The original group formed in 1957 until October 1962. Group evolved from the Deltics. They became Ray & The Del Renas.

Terry Fisher – L Guitar
John Withy – Bass
Ian Howe – Drums
Brian James – Clavioline
Derek Gretty – R Guitar
Ray Walker – Vocals Went to The Escorts (Oct 62)

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

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Christine Delaroche (France)

1966/1967

Francoise Deldick (France)

1963/1964

The Delegates (Germany)

1966

The Delemeres

Delameres

The original group formed in 1962 and continuing until August 1964.

Ambrose Mogg – Vocals Formerly with The Caterwaulers
Dave Shipley – L Guitar
Gordon Railton – Keyboards
Mike Wakefield – Drums
Mac McGee – Bass
Karl Terry – Vocals Arrived Dec 63; Formerly with Karl Terry & the Rockin Cruisers; Later with The TTs with Amos & Karl; also played with Talismen; The Squares; Capricorn and Shooby Doo

The Delltones (Australia)

1961/1963

The Delmont Four/Freddy Starr & The Delmonts

The original group formed in 1963 until July 1965, then becoming Freddie Starr & The Delmonts in July 1965 until December 1969.

Don Alcyd – Drums Formerly with Lee Curtis and The All Stars; also with The Renegades; Departed 1965
Al Davies – Guitar
Terry Lapin – Guitar
Kevin Lapin – Bass
Freddie Starr – Vocals Arrived July 1963; Formerly with The Ventures (1962); also Howie Casey & the Seniors (59); then with Freddie Starr & The Midnighters; and Freddie Starr & The Flamingos;  also The Kansas City Five (63)

Delphine (France)

1966/1967

Delizia (France)

1965/1966

The Deltones

The original group formed in 1958 until 1960.

Alan Willey – L Guitar
Tony Ormisher – R Guitar
Fred Pennuck – Drums
Charlie Lyth – Guitar
Ian Edwards – Guitar Formed Ian & The Zodiacs (1960); then to The Fourmost (1968); finally to The Connoisseurs (68)
Paul Dougherty – Vocals Later formed St. Paul & The Angels
George Hodges – Bass
Mesh Stephenson – Drums
Geoff Bethell – Piano Also performed with The Dominoes (59); then to Ian & The Zodiacs (61)
David O’Neill – Bass
Peter Mesh Stephenson – Drums

1959 – XX

The Dennisons

The original group formed in July 1961 until 1966.

Eddie Parry – Vocals Departed 1965
Ray Scragg – Guitar
Clive Hornsby – Drums
Steve McLaren – L Guitar
Allan Willis – Bass Departed 1962
Terry Carson – Bass Arrived Dec 62
Colin Areety – Vocals Arrived Mar 65 – With The Almost Blues

The Karl Denver Trio

Formed in 1961

Members:

Karl Denver (deceased)
Kevin Neill
Gerry Cottrell (deceased)

1961 – London 2020 – Marcheta b/w Joe Sweeney (Need Images)

1962 – XX

1963 – O

Derry & The Seniors/Howie Casey & The Seniors

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Original Group The original group formed in November, 1959. In January 1961 they became Howie Casey & The Seniors.

Jeff Wallington – Drums Departed 1960
Billy Hughes – R Guitar Departed 1960
Stan Foster – Piano Departed 1960
Derry Wilkie – Vocals  Departed June 62 to The Pressmen
Howie Casy – Sax Departed June 62 to Dominioes
Brian Griffiths – L Guitar  Departed June 62 to the Big Three; also in The Griff Parry Five; the Johnny Gus Set
Phil Whitehead – Bass  Departed June 62
Freddie Powell – Vocals (became Freddie Starr) Arrived Jan 1961; Departed June 62 for Freddie Starr & the Midnightersf also with Freddie Starr & Flamingos (64); next to  Freddie Starr & The Delmonts (Jul 65)
Frank Wibberly – Drums Arrived Jan 1961; Departed June 62 for Lee Eddie 5
Frank Bowen – Bass Arrived Jan 1962; Departed  62 for Lee Curtis All Stars
Lou Walters – Bass Arrived June 62 from the Rory Storm & The Hurricanes; Departed 62 back to Rory Storm & The Hurricanes (mid 62)

Jackie DeShannon

Had to include this LP just because she toured with the Beatles on their 1964 tour – Must have been humbling to open for the Fab Four with manic fans not listening to much of what you had to play

Liberty 7390 – “Breakin’ It Up on the Beatle Tour” – Released August, 1964 – Did Not Chart

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Catherine Desmarets (France)

1967

The Desperates (Germany)

1966

Delphine Desyeux (France)

1967/1968

The Detours

Detours

The original group formed in October, 1965.

Ritchie Gilliam – Guitar Formerly with The Delmont Four; Also with Lee Curtis & The Detours (61-62); then to The Tokens (62-65)
Ricky Yates – Vocals
James Carnaby – Bass
Billy Churchill – L Guitar
Kenny Guy – Drums

1966 – XX

The Deviants

Original Group The original group formed in 1966 until February 1970.  Originally known as The Social Deviants.

Pete Munro – Bass Departed 1967
Clive Maldoon – Guitar Departed 1967
Russell Hunter – Drums Later to The Pink Fairies (1970); Twink & The Fairies (77); then The Teresa D’Abreu Band (77)
Mick Farren – Vocals Formerly with The Mafia; To Shagrat (69); to Mick Farren & The Good Guys (78)
Sid Bishop – Guitar Went to Bishop’s Big Boppers (68)
Cord Rees – Bass Departed 1967
Michael McDonnell – Bass Arrived June 1967
Duncan Sanderson – Bass Arrived June 1967; Twink & the Fairies (77); Lightning Raiders (77); The Flying Colours; Love Pirates of Doom
Dennis Hughes – Keyboards Arrived 1967
Andy Colquhoun
George Butler – with Formerly Fat Harry; Lightning Raiders; Love Pirates of Doom, The Anteeks
Jack Windmill
Larry Wallis

Sire 97001 – “Ptooff!” – Released 1969 – Did Not Chart

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Sire 97005 – “Disposable” – Released 1969 – Did Not Chart

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Sire 97016 – “No. 3” – Released 1969 – Did Not Chart

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Dharma Blues Band (& Others)

Immediate 52014 – “An Anthology of British Blues Volume II” – Released 1968

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The Diablos Negros

1964

Brian Diamond & The Cutters

Members:

Brian Diamond
Les Thatcher – with Mike Batt & Friends; The Frank Ricotti All Stars

1965 – XX

The Diamonds (Germany)

1966

Diana & Priscilla (France)

1965

Charles Dickens

Real name David Anthony

1965 – XX

Did and His ABC-Boys (Germany)

Formed in 1964

Members:

Didi Zill

The Dik Dik (Italy)

1968/1969

The Dinamik (Italy)

Ronnie Dio & The Prophets

The original group formed in 1961 until 1967.

Ronnie Dio – Bass Formerly with The Vegas Kings (1957-1961); then to The Electric Elves (67-70); then to Elf (70-75); then Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow (75-78); and Black Sabbath (79)
David Feinstein – with Feinstein; The Cindells; The Electric Elves; The Rods
Gary Driscoll – with Elf; Rainbow, The Electric Elves, Thrasher
Ronald Padavona with Black Sabbath; Dio, Elf, Hear’n Aid, Heaven & Hell, Rainbow, Roger Glover and Guests; Ronnie and the Red Caps, The Electric Elves
Nick Pantas – Guitar Formerly with The Vegas Kings (1957-1961); Went to The Electric Elves (67-70); Ronnie and the Red Caps
Tom Rogers – Drums Formerly with The Vegas Kings (1957-1961)
Dick Bottoff – Guitar

1962 – XX

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1964 – XX

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1967 – XX

The Dions

The original group formed in 1961 until 1967.

Ronnie Dio – Bass Formerly with The Vegas Kings (1957-1961); then to The Electric Elves (67-70); then to Elf (70-75); then Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow (75-78); and Black Sabbath (79)
Nick Pantas – Guitar Formerly with The Vegas Kings (1957-1961); Went to The Electric Elves (67-70)
Tom Rogers – Drums Formerly with The Vegas Kings (1957-1961)
Dick Bottoff – Guitar

Claire Dixon (France)

1964

The Dischas (Germany)

1968

The Divers (Germany)

1966

The Divorced (Norway)

1966

Claire Dixon (France)

1965/1967

The Dizzy Limit

Members:

Steve McDonald

1969 UK

Trea Dobbs

Real Name: Trea Van der Schoot

Netherlands – 1965

Joe Dolan

With The Drifters Showband

1969 – DJX/O

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The Dollars (France)

1967

The Dollies

Members:

Maureen Chapman – with The Feminine Touch

The Dolly Beats (Netherlands)

1966

The Dominoes/King Size Taylor & The Dominoes

Dominoes

The original group formed in September 1957 and became Kingsize Taylor and The Dominoes in August 1960 until May 1964 at which time they again became The Dominoes.

Cliff Roberts – Drums Formerly with The Sinners (56-57); Later with Ian and The Zodiacs (61)

Sam Hardie – Piano Departed in 1959 and returned in 1961; went to Tony Sheridan and The Beat Brothers (63)

George Watson – Guitar Formerly with The Bobby Bell Rockers (57); Departed for The Black Hawks (58)

Arthur Baker – Vocals Departed 1958

Charlie Flynn – Bass Departed in 1958 and returned in 1960; then went to Ian and The Zodiacs (61); then to The Connoesseurs (67)

Ted Taylor – L Guitar (Kingsize Taylor) Arrived 1958; Departed for Kingsize Taylor & The Griff Parry Five (May 64); then to Kingsize Taylor & His Band (Oct 64)

Bobby Thompson – Bass Arrived 1958; then to Rory Storm & The Hurricanes (Mar 62); back to The Dominoes (Sep 62); finally to Cliff Bennett & The Rebel Rousers (Jul 64)

George Bethell – Piano Arrived Oct 1959; then to Ian and The Zodiacs (61); also performed with The Deltones (61)

John Kennedy – Guitar Arrived Oct 1959; Departed 1961

Cilla Black – Vocals Arrived as part time vocalist (60-62); Departed Aug 1962

Dave Lovelady – Drums Arrived 1961from Ian and The Zodiacs; Departed for The Fourmost (Sep 62)

John Frankland – R Guitar Arrived mid 1961; later with The Eyes (Jul 64)

Ken Shalliker – Bass Arrived March 1962; Departed Aug 1962

Brian Redman – Drums Arrived from The Fourmost (Sep 62); formerly with The Four Jays (59-62); went on to Sonny Webb & The Cascades (Jan 63)

Gibson Kemp – Drums Arrived from Rory Storm & The Hurricanes (Feb 63); Later to The Eyes (Jul 64); then to Paddy, Klaus & Gibson (Mar 65)

Steve Aldo – Vocals Formerly with The Nocturns (63); Arrived Aug 1963; Departed for The Griff Parry Five (Apr 64); then to The Krew (Sep 64; also with The Fix

Howie Casey – Sax Arrived Aug 1963; Formerly with Howie Casie & xxx; Departed to The Pawns (Jul 64)

Dave Woods – Sax Arrived June 1964

Paddy Chambers – L Guitar Arrived 1964; fromerly with Steve Bennett & The Syndicate (Jul 61); next to The Eyes (Jul 64); next to Paddy, Klaus & Gibson (Mar 65); then The Escorts (May 66), then to Sinbad

Alice Dona (France)

1963

The Lonnie Donegan Skiffle Group

Donnegan

Pioneer of All Pioneers – Donegan along with Bill Haley helped kick off the whole thing!

Lonnie Donegan – Vocals – Guitar Formerly with Ken Colyer’s Jazzmen; Chris Barber’s Jazz Band; Tony Donegan Jazz Band
Chris Barber – went on to form his own groups
Ron Bowden – with Chris Barber’s Jazz Band; Ken Coylyer’s Jazzmen; Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen, The Monty Sunshine Quartet
Dick Bishop – with Chris Barber’s Jazz Band; Dickie Bishop & His Sidekicks
Denny Wright – L Guitar
Les Bennetts – Guitar
Mickey Ashman – Upright Bass
Nick Nichols – Drums
Additional Members
Pete Hugget – Bass
Steve Jones – Upright Bass
Pete Appleby – Drums
Mark Goodwin – Drums

Only displaying a very few of Lonnie’s U.S. released limited to those in my collection:

1956 – DJX/O

1956 – O

1959 – O

1960 – O

1961 – DJO/X

1961 – DJX/O

1961 – O

1961 – O

1964 – DJO

1965 – O

Mercury 20229 – “An Englishman Sings American Folk Songs” – Released 1957 – Did Not Chart

(Named spelled wrong on the cover)

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Dot 3159 – “Lonnie Donegan” – Released 1959 – Did Not Chart

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Atlantic  8038 – Skiffle Folk Songs – Released 1960 – Did Not Chart

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Dot 3394 – “Lonnie Donegan” – Released 1961

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U.K. & U.S. CHARTS

Donal Donnelly

1968 – XX

Donovan

See the Donovan U.S. 45 Discography Page

The Dorados (Switzerland)

Formed in 1962

Members:

Bruno Schwarz
Chris Juswens
Franco Bussman

Claudie Dorel (France)

1964/1965

Double Feature

1967 – XX

1968 – XX

Scott Douglas (Invasion Novelty)

1964 – XX

The Dowlands

Members:

David Dowland
Gordan Dowland

1964 – DJV1X/DJV2O/X

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The Downbeats (France)

1964

Jack Downing & The Other Side (Sweden)

1969

The Downliner’s Sect

Formed in 1962 and quickly broke up. They united as below in 1963 with new members

Don Craine – Guitar Later with Finegan’s Wheel; then Loose End; British Invasion All Stars
Johnny Sutton – Drums
Keith Grant – Bass Later with British Invasion All Stars
Terry Gibson – Guitar
Reg Sone – Harmonica
Bob Taylor – Guitar
Kevin Flanagan – Drums
Mathew Fischer – Keyboards Formerly with The Savages;Then to Procol Harum
Barry Cooper – Keyboards

1964 – XX

Dr. Marigold’s Prescription

They were a rather obscure U.K. band that formed that included leader Fred Radley, Alan French, Bill Friend and Davis Morris. They backed the Walker Brothers, Madeline Bell and Billy Fury at different times.

Marble Arch 1222 – “Pictures Of Life” – Released 1969

Doctor Marigold's Prescription - Marble - Picture - 69

Alshire 5159 – Doctor Marigold’s Prescription – 1969

Dr. Strangely Strange (Ireland)

Formed in Dublin in  1967

Members:

Brush Shiel – with Skid Row
Gary Moore – with BBM; Colosseum II; Ferry Aid; G Force; Granny’s Intentions; Scars; Skid Row; Thin Lizzy
Ivan Pawie
Linus
Tim Booth
Tim Goulding

The Dracs (Spain)

Formed in 1965

Drafi (Germany)

Full name is Drafi Richard Franz Deutscher – Passed away June 9th, 2006

Was a member of 2 Generations; Die Blue Brothers; The Mixed Emotions; The Popcorn Corners, The Continental Brothers, The Magics, The Turkeys

1966 – O

Real Name: Drafi Richard Franz Deutscher (died June 9th, 2006)

1967 – XX

In Groups: 2 Generation; Drafi Deutscher and His Magics, Phoenix and Aprhodite, Popcorn Corners, The Continental Brothers, The Turkeys

The Drag Set

Members:

Mike Brancaccio – with The Open Mind
Philip Fox – with The Open Mind
Terry Schnider – with The Open Mind
Timothy Du Feu – with The Open Mind

1969 UK

The Dream Merchants (South Africa)

Members:

Billy Forrest
Billy Andrews

1967 – XX

The Dream Police

The original group formed in 1968 until 1970.

Hamish Stuart – Guitar Formerly with The In Crowd (67); then to Berserk Crocodiles (70); then The Average White Band (72); Easy Pieces (87)
Matt Irving – Keyboards Went to Berserk Crocodiles (70); then to The Squeeze
Joe Green – Bass Went to Marmalade
Charlie Smith – Drums Went to Marmalade

1970 – DJO/XX

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The Dreams (U.K.)

1967

LP – Columbia 30225 – “Dreams” – 1969

 

The Drugs (Sweden)

1969

Dry Ice

Members:

Jeff Novac
Paul Gardner – with Pluto
Chris Hyrenewicz
John Gibson
Terrence Sullivan – with Renaissance

The John Dummer Blues Band

The original group formed in Summer 1967 until August 1969.

John Dummer – Drums Formerly with The Darts; Later to the Ooblee Dooblee Band (Aug 72)

Dave Kelly – Guitar Later to Rock Salt (72); then The Ooblee Dooblee Band (Aug 72); Dogs (74); Wild Cats (78); Blues Band (79); Dave Kelly Band (83)

Steve Rye – Harp Departed July 1968; to Simon and Rye

Tony Walker – Bass Departed January 1968

Roger Pearce – Guitar Departed January 1968 Additional Members

Thumper Thompson – Bass Arrived January 1968; to Rock Salt (Aug 72); Ooblee Dooblee Band (Aug 72); Dogs (74); Darts (75)

Bob Hall – Piano Arrived January 1968; departed 1968 for Savoy Brown

John O’Leary – Harp Arrived 1968; departed Sep 1968

Tony McPhee – Guitar Arrived July 1968; went to The Groundhogs (68) -Later with Herbal Mixture, Tony McPhee’s Terraplane, Tony McPhee’s Turbo and the Tony McPhee Band

Adrian Pietryga – Guitar Arrived October 1968; to Rock Salt (Aug 72); Spare Rib (73)

Nick Pickett

The Duques (Portugal)

Formed in 1964

Members:

Johnny Galva
Mario Da Silva
Rogerio Xavier
Manuel Guerreiro

Aynsley Dunbar’s Retaliation/Prescription

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Alex Dmochowski
Victor Brox
John Moorshead
Aynsley Dunbar – Drums Also with the Mojos,  John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers (1966); Also in early 1967 for The Jeff Beck Group – Formerly with Rory Storm & the Hurricanes,  the Tridents – . Also in American groups Jefferson Starship and Journey

The Aynsley Dunbar Retaliation

Dunbar was the drummer also was a member of John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, Jeff Beck Group and much earlier with Rory Storm & the Hurricanes (Ringo’s old job).

Blue Thumb 4 – “The Aynsley Dunbar Retaliation” – Released 1968

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Blue Thumb 6 – “Doctor Dunbar’s Prescription” – Released 1969

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DUNBAR 02 B DUNBAR 02 C

Leslie Duncan & The Jokers (Scotlan)

Lesley was Lesley Cox – She passed away on March 12th, 2010

1965 – O

Sean Dunphy (Ireland)

Died May 17th, 2011

1967 – XX

Ireland EP – 1966

Simon Dupree & The Big Sound

Dupree, Simon

Formed in 1966 Group was formerly the Howlin Wolves and then the Roadrunners – Also recorded as The Moles.

Peter O’Flarety – Bass
Eric Hine – Keyboards
Tony Ransley – Drums
Derek Shulman – Vocals (Simon) Later formed Gentle Giant
Ray Shulman – Guitar Later formed Gentle Giant
Phil Shulman – Guitar Later formed Gentle Giant
Reginald Dwight – Vocals (Elton John)

1967 – XX

1967 – X

1968 – XX

Tower 5097 – “Without Reservations” – Released 1968

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The Dynamites (Switzerland)

Formed in 1964

Members:

Peter Rietmann

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