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Spectropop - Digest Number 1485



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There are 2 messages in this issue.

Topics in this digest:

      1. Sands Of Time
           From: Kingsley Abbott 
      2. Innocents / Bobby Rey
           From: Gary Myers 


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Message: 1 Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 17:52:35 +0100 From: Kingsley Abbott Subject: Sands Of Time Previously: > Does anyone have info on Tony Hatch-produced group the Sands Of > Time and their 1967 song "Where Did We Go Wrong" on Pye Records? > I think this was only released in England, and they are not the > North American group of the same name. They were originally from Ealing, where they formed as the Four Macs in 1962. Spotted by Jackie Trent in Manchester doing cabaret, they issued three singles on Pye I believe of which 'Where Did We Go Wrong' was the first (7N 17140). They also did 'Spanish Harlem'. They were David Booker (gtr), Pete Durham (pno), Tommy McQuarter (bass) and Ron Brown (dms). No note anywhere of any US issue, but WDWGW can be found on Ripples Vol 1 on Sanctuary. Kingsley Abbott -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 2 Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 10:18:27 -0700 From: Gary Myers Subject: Innocents / Bobby Rey Country Paul: > From Jim West, lead voice of the Innocents ... "Tick Tock" was > put out on TransWorld - produced by Gary Paxton, Kim Fowley and > Bobby Rey ... FWIW, I think Bobby Rey also produced the Safaris' "Image Of A Girl". He later led the Hollywood Argyles road band, and I first met him when they played Milwaukee in early '65. Supposedly, he was one of the original Argyles. He is on the LP, but I don't know about "Alley Oop". His instrument is sax, which, of course, does not appear on AO, but I think he said he sang background or something. I ran across him about 14-15 years ago when he came into a club in Gardena where some friends were playing. gem -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
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