Browsing: Music – 1960s

Described by the Los Angeles Times in 1969 as “a lukewarm jazz quartet masquerading as a blues band”, San Francisco outfit A.B. Skhy featured a group of musicians who ranged…

Yorkshire group The Accent were originally known as The Blue Blood Group before moving to London in 1966. They secured a residency at Billy Walker’s Upper-Cut Club and in 1967…

Adam Faith was born Terence Nelhams in Acton, London in June 1940, and left school wanting to enter the film world. The desire led him to Rank Screen Services where…

Born in 1923, Albert King had recorded a series of influential blues records for a variety of labels dating back to 1953, before he achieved pop stardom in the late Sixties…

Allen Klein was born in Newark on 18 December 1931 and spent several years in an orphanage after his mother’s death during his infancy. He was later raised by a…

Like The Walker Brothers (who were neither brothers nor Walkers) neither of The Allisons were actually called ‘Allison’. Brian Alford (John Allison) first met Colin Day (Bob Allison) when they both…

The Allusions were one of the most stylish and inventive of Sydney’s 1960s beat groups. The band issued six singles; Gypsy Woman (March 1966), The Dancer (July 1966), Looks Like…