The Tremeloes


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SHORT BIOGRAPHY:

The Tremoloes started as the backing group to singer Brian Poole and they were originally heavily influenced by Buddy Holly and The Crickets.

They recorded a dozen of singles for Decca during 1962-65 along with a couple of albums, with varying tracklistings in several countries.

The parted company with Poole in 1966 and switched to CBS records, where they had several big hits during 1966-1971.

They were never really were an albums band, but they did release 5-7 albums during 1967-1975, depending on how many you consider originals or compilations.

Band members:

Alan Blakely: Vocals and keyboards

Alan Howard: Bass and vocals

Dave Munden: Drums and vocals

Rick West: Guitar and vocals

Len Hawkes: Bass and vocals. Replaced Howard in 1966

Brian Poole: Vocals until 1966



Discography:


1. Twist and Shout - Decca - 1963

Tracks:
1. Twist and Shout / 2. Twenty Miles / 3. If You Gotta Make a Fool of Somebody / 4. You Don't Love Me Anymore / 5. Meet Me Where We Used to Meet / 6. Don't Be Afraid Little Darlin' / 7. We Know / 8. Alley Oop / 9. Baby Workout / 10. Over the Mountain, Across the Sea / 11. Twist Little Sister / 12. Da Doo Ron Ron / 13. Run Back Home / 14. South Street / 15. Peanuts / 16. Keep On Dancing / 17. Twenty Miles / 18. Come On In / 19. Swinging On a Star / 20. Yakety Yak
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2. It's About Time - Decca 1965

Tracks:
1. Time Is On My Side / 2. Someone, Someone / 3. You Can't Sit Down / 4. I Could Make You Love Me / 5. Rag Doll / 6. After a While / 7. Chills / 8. Times Have Changed / 9. Hands Off / 10. The Uncle Willie / 11. Michael Row the Boat Ashore / 12. What Do You Want With My Baby? / 13. Song of a Broken Heart / 14. Heard It All Before / 15. Well Who's That? / 16. Time Is On My Side / 17. Sho' Miss You Baby / 18. It's All Right / 19. You Don't Own Me
Rating :


3. Here Come the Tremeloes - CBS 1967

Tracks:
1. Here Comes My Baby / 2. Run Baby Run / 3. My Town / 4. What A State I'm In / 5. Loving You / 6. Good Day Sunshine / 7. You / 8. Shake Hands / 9. When I'm With Her / 10. Even The Bad Times Are Good
Rating : 6


4. Keep On Coming On - Epic 1967

Tracks:
1. Even The Bad Times Are Good / 2. Cool Jerk / 3. Too Many Fish In The Sea / 3. Jenny's All Right / 4. Round And Round / 5. Silence Is Golden / 6. Running Out / 7. Sing Sorta Swingle / 8. Sunshine Games / 9. Let Your Hair Hang Down / 10. Come On Home
Rating : 6


5. Chip, Dave, Alan, Rick - CBS 1967

Tracks:
1. Happy Song / 2. Running Out / 3. Negotiations In Soho Square / 4. Suddenly Winter / 5. Sunshine / 9. I'm With You All The Way / 10. Sing Sorta Swingle / 11. Too Many Fish In The Sea / 12. Come On Home
Rating : 6


6. Suddenly You Love Me - Epic 1967

Tracks:
1. Suddenly You Love Me / 2. Happy Song / 3. You Don't Know Like I Know / 4. Negotiations In Soho Square / 5. Suddenly Winter / 6. Show Me / 7. Norman Stanley James St. Claire / 8. Be Mine / 9. I'm With You All The Way / 10. I Take What I Want / 11. Reach Out I'll Be There


7. 58/68 World Explotion - Epic 1968

Tracks:
1. Peggy Sue / 2. Everyday / 3. The Lion Sleeps Tonight / 4. Rag Doll / 5. I'll See You There / 5. Willy And The Hand Jive / 6. Helule Helule / 7. Girl From Nowhere / 8. Alley Opp / 9. Travelling Circus / 10. Ain't Nothin' But A House Party
Rating : 4


8. Master - CBS 1970

Tracks:
1. Wait for Me / 2. Long Road / 3. Now's the Time / 4. Try Me / 5. But Then I ... / 6. Before I Sleep / 7. Boola Boola / 8. I Swear / 9. Baby / 10. By the Way / 11. Willow Tree / 12. Me and My Life / 13. (Call Me) Number One [*] / 14. Instant Whip’ / 15. Breakheart Motel* / 16. Right Wheel, Left Hammer, Sham * / 17. Take It Easy* / 18. Hello Buddy* / 19. My Woman* / 20. What Can I Do* / 21. Anything [#] / 22. Wait for Me [#] / 23. Wait a Minute / 24. Yellow River [#]
Rating : 5


9. Shiner - DJM 1974

Tracks:
1. One Of the Boys / 2. My Friend Delaney / 3. Sad Goodbye / 4. I Want It Easy / 5. September, November, December / 6. Hard Woman / 7. Lonely Dolly / 8. Big Bad Boogie / 9. Love Song/Help
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10. Don't Let the Music Die - DJM 1975

Tracks:
1. Don't Let The Music Die / 2. Celebration / 3. Windows Are Nice / 4. I'm Sorry / 5. Mandy Downs / 6. Triffle Tower / 7. Rocking Circus / 8. Song For Andre / 9. Lost And Found / 10. Victoria Boots
Rating :



Essential Albums!

Original albums as listed and rated on “Rate Your Music” - July 30 14 - 2011

472 Twist and Shout - 1963
568 Here Come the Tremeloes - 1967
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January 14 - 2012 - "rateyourmusic.com"

My Suggestion For a 80 minutes (app.) Best Of Compilation:


1. Silence is Golden ( Crewe/Gaudio ) Keep on Coming on
2. Here Comes My Baby ( Cat Stevens ) Here Come the Tremeloes
3. Rag Doll (Crewe/Gaudio) 58/68 World Explotion
4. Call Me Number One (Blakley/Hawkes ) Master*
5. Even the Bad Times Are Good ( Murray/Calander ) Here Come the Tremeloes
6. By the Way (Blakley/Hawkes ) Master
7. Yellow River ( Christie ) Master*
8. Hello World ( Hazzard ) Single 1969
9. Me and My Life (Blakley/Hawkes ) Master
10. Let Your Hair Hang Down ( Blakley/Hawkes/Westwood ) Keep on Coming on
11. Helule Helule (Kabaka/Blakley/Hawkes) 58/68 World Explotion
12. Ain't Nothing But a House Party (Sharth/Thomas) 58/68 World Explotion
13. Gentleman of Pleasure (Blakley/Hawkes ) Single 1967
14. Now's the Time (Blakley/Hawkes ) Master*
15. Be Mine (Ferrari/Moschini/Pallavicini ) Suddenly You Love Me
16. Lovesong ( Benham ) Shiner
17. My Little Lady (Pace/Panzeri/Pilat/Blakley/Hawkes) Single 1968
18. Help ( Benham ) Shiner
19. I Shall Be Released (Dylan) Single 1968
20. If You Ever ( Blakley/Hawkes ) Single 1971
21. Someone Someone (Petty/Greines) Single 1975
22. Suddenly You Love Me ( Pace/Panzeri/Pilat/Callander ) Suddenly You Love Me
23. Rocking Circus (Blakley/Munden) Don't Let the Music Die
24. Once on a Sunday Morning (Aquile/Kusik/Snyder/Blakley/Hawkes ) Single 1968

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