Category Archives: British Invasion

PETER AND GORDON – In London for Tea – (Capitol) – 1967

I am partial to Peter & Gordon, I have always been partial to tea, I can take or leave London* *(though if I were to take it I would take North London where I stayed with friends in my salad … Continue reading

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PETER & GORDON – I Go To Pieces – (Capitol) – 1965

Check my other Peter & Gordon comments for background and other ramblings. Peter & Gordon are a strange birds. They are folk, they are MOR, they are pop. They wrote their own songs. They did many covers. Maybe they were … Continue reading

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DAVID & JONATHAN – Michelle – (Capitol) – 1966

I love 60s music. It was a pretty amazing decade musically and I’m not just talking about the obvious mainstream recollections of it: Merseybeat, surf music, soul, psychedelia, folk rock. I love all the in-betweens and forgotten sounds: the frat … Continue reading

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PETER AND GORDON – Somewhere – (Columbia) – 1966

Back in what Frank is listening to #141 I said this about Peter & Gordon … Peter Asher and Gordon Waller always crop up on "hits" albums of the 60s and indeed they should as they had many hits in the … Continue reading

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PETER AND GORDON – Peter and Gordon – (Columbia) – 1964

Peter Asher and Gordon Waller always crop up on "hits" albums of the 60s and indeed they should as they had many hits in the 60s.   from allmusic: In June 1964, Peter & Gordon became the very first British Invasion … Continue reading

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CILLA BLACK – Sings a Rainbow – (Parlophone) – 1966

what Frank is listening to #61- CILLA BLACK – Sings a Rainbow – (Parlophone) – 1966   Who doesn't know Cilla Black ?   But, who knows: that she was the second biggest act to come out of Liverpool (yep, … Continue reading

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THE HULLABALLOOS – Self Titled – (Roulette) – 1965

   what Frank is listening to #52- THE HULLABALLOOS – Self Titled – (Roulette) – 1965 However you look at it the British Invasion of American music was substantial, though admittedly, without the Beatles it would have been decidedly minor. There was … Continue reading

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