Monthly Archives: July 2014

Bill Cameron

“Albert had a vision that there might be something in beat music” and was looking for talent when he became the manager of Johnny and The Copycats. At the time, he had also booked the Beatles with a November ’62

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JOHNNY KIDD & THE PIRATES

  In the book Mods, Rockers, and the Music of the British Invasion [James Perone] it is supposed that reasons Johnny Kidd didn’t gain international acclaim was that he sacked the original Pirates for another back up group and that

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Beat tunes

1959: A year before the “Silver Beetles” appeared in Forres, there was a “Beetle drive and social evening for folk in this small village in Morayshire. The festivities included “a special prize for the best drawing of a Beetle”. None of them

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TWO RED SHOES Album

TRS Album [four songs]: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lC0ZopypxCU&list=PLY7hYwuEMeEVwk2rCACaJPQxStkCNCdOd TWO RED SHOES Album was recorded in one day in 1964 [Aberdeen] with the Two Red Shoes house-band [Elgin] plus two guest musicians and vocalist Alyson Armstrong. Because the session was recorded at 33 and 1/2

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