Songs written by Howard Blaikley for other artists:
Joe Brady: The Great Train Robbery / Is This Where We Say Goodbye (Pye 7N 15569) 10/63
The Wolves: Now / This Year, Next Year (Pye 7N 15733) 12/64
Alan Dean & His Problems: Thunder and Rain (Pye 7N 15749) 01/65
The Soul Agents: Don’t Break It Up (Pye 7N 15768) 02/65
Peter An [...]
The band was formed in 1966 with the original line up featuring two lead vocalists: Keith (Budgie) Radford and Brian Johnson. Before long Keith left and the band adopted the four piece line-up that, despite personnel changes on all instruments, would endure (other than for a three month period in 1973 when it expanded to a five piece [...]
THE LIONS OF JUDA
The Lions of Juda (also known as “The Lions” or more commonly “Lions of Judah”) were one of the top three most successful Israeli 60′s beat groups.
The group was formed in the mid 60′s and, like many groups of that time, their line up was very dynamic and group members have joined & [...]
ANDY BOWN INTERVIEW
A few years ago, an Andy Bown interview was available at Andy’s website.
This has now disappeared since the whole site was revamped.
But the American fanzine “The Rock Marketplace” printed an Andy Bown interview in its second issue, published in July 1973.
It is a very interesting document for any [...]
Dick Scott – lead gtr/lead vocalsPaul French – organ/piano/glockenspiel/vocalsDave Knowles – fluteGavin Wilkinson – bass/bongosNigel Reveler – drums/latin percussion
Managed and produced by Ken Howard & Alan Blaikley, the group were their post-Herd, post-DDDBM&T great white hopes.The press release ran like [...]
Lynn Holland tracks due to Howard/Blaikley:
One Man In My Life, Face In The Crowd, Loneliness, May God Help You And Protect You, Bend It
as Holly: On With The Game / Paradise Lost (1968)
Northern Soul singer who recorded for Ember in `64. She ended up singing six Howard/Blaikl [...]
Matthews Southern Comfort Tracks:Colorado Springs Eternal, The Castle Far, Fly Pigeon Fly, The Watch, Sweet Bread, I’ve Lost You, Once Upon A Lifetime (Songs credited to “Steve Barlby”).
Flaming Youth are best known merely as footnotes in the histories of both Howard & Blaikley (who wrote the songs) and Genesis (the group included Phil Collins). Their album has been treated with scant regard, deep hatred (most notably by those musos who (a) think it is “cool” to hate Phil Collins; (b) think it i [...]
Songs written for The Honeycombs :
Colour Slide, Once You Know, Without You It Is Night, That’s The Way, How The Mighty Have Fallen, Have I The Right, Just A Face In The Crowd, Me From You, This Too Shall Pass Away, Is It Because, Eyes, I Can’t Stop, I’ll See You Tomorrow, This Year Next Year, All [...]
Tracks written for The Herd :From The Underworld, I Can Fly, Goodbye Groovy, Paradise Lost, Sad, Something Strange, Diary Of A Narcissist, I Don’t Want Our Loving To Die.
The Herd deserve a chapter all of their own, being managed by Howard/Blaikley, produced by Steve Rowland and sharing th [...]