THEIR REAL NAMES
Okay, the name is Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich. But actually it should be: David Harman, Trevor, John, Michael and Ian.
Would that be a commercial success ????
The real names:
Dave Dee: David Harman, born 17-12-1941
Dozy: Trevor Leonard Ward Davies, born 27-11-1944
Beaky: John Dymond, born 10-7-1944
Mick: Michael Wils [...]
HOW IT STARTED
In an interview on the BBC Dave Dee states how it all began for him:
“I was always in bands before I left the police force and within two weeks of resigning I had joined a local band which was going to be the nucleus of Dave Dee, Mick, Beaky, Dozy and Titch. Titch and Dozy had a different drummer and singer and I joined a [...]
LOOS OF ENGLAND EP
LOOS OF ENGLAND (Howard/Blaikley)
Of all the works of Englishmen deserving fame and gloryOf mighty deeds and triumphs bold in his renowned historyThe one that’s sung and praised the least must be the lavatoryLong live the loos of England !
His firm support in hour of need, a shrine for meditationA haven from the b [...]
PLAQUE FOR DDDBM&T IN SALISBURY
On 14th March 2008, In the City Hall of Salisbury, a blue plaque was revealed in honour of local 1960s super group – Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky Mick and Tich. The Salisbury Civic Society has awarded a Blue Plaque to the Salisbury based pop group in acknowledgment of their outstanding contribution to popula [...]
THE SUN GOES DOWN
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich were a real single-group. Legend Of Xanadu, Zabadak, Hold Tight to name some.But on the flipsides of those hits often appeared beauties. One of them is the B-side of Zabadak: The Sun Goes Down. You can also find this song on the 3CD samplerbox: “Who Would Have Thought”The Sun [...]
ZABADAK / THE SUN GOES DOWN
A-side: Zabadak ! (Ken Howard/Alan Blaikley) Released: 29-9-1967
Mm, mm mm mm, mm, mm mm mm.
Za-ba-dak, shai shai ska-ga-lak
ka-ra-ka-ko-ra-ka-ka-ra-kak ( ka-ra-kak, ka-ra-kak).
Za-ba-dak, shai shai ska-ga-lak.
+ repeat CHORUS
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In the magazine Zabadak (nr. 19) editor Ron Cooper asks DDDBM&T manager Alan Blaikley about the name Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich: “I can’t remember the exact circumstances in which Ken (Howard) and I suggested it to the group. We certainly realised it could be both a plus and a minus. It was partly inspired [...]
FAN’S TOP TEN
Ron Cooper, editor of the Zabadak magazine, asked his readers to send in their Top 10 of DDDBMT songs. All the tracks and their positions can be viewed in Zabadak nr. 18. We show you the Top 10:
1. The Legend Of Xanadu (478 points)2. Hold Tight! (455)3. Zabadak (382)4. Last Night In Soho (372)5. The Wreck Of The Antoinette [...]
HERE WE GO
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich have recorded one record that was never released officially: Here We Go / Here We Go Again.
In the Zabadak magazine Ron Cooper writes that it originally was Dave Dee’s idea, but he lost interest in it. No major label seemed interested, and then there was the New Zealand tour, and so it die [...]