Tag Archives: Mike d’Abo

Twinkle 1964

8/6/15 – Twinkle – 15th July 1948 – 21st May 2015 / Terry – 1964 – Golden Lights – 1965 / Poor Old Johnny – 1965 /End Of The World – 1965 / A Lonely Singing Doll – 1965 /Days -1974

Twinkle made little impression on the world, having only one real hit with Terry reaching No.4 in the UK in 1964. But, she was a rather interesting character, not only did she write the song but it was also banned by the BBC as a”Death Song” –  plus Jimmy Page played on it, not a bad […]

Manfred Mann 1967

6/9/14 – Ha! Ha! Said The Clown – Manfred Mann – 1967

The Manfred Mann story is long and complex with different lead vocalists, different band members and different styles of music as the years went by. But by 1967 with Mike d’Abo as lead singer they were still seemingly effortlessly having hits even after Paul Jones their original and distinctive lead singer had left to go solo. The band was started by […]