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Faron’s Flamingos

Shaped in Liverpool, Britain, in 1961, Faron’s Flamingos had been among the pivotal works from the Merseybeat era who completely skipped the ferry (sic) without commercial success whatsoever. Founding people Nicky Crouch (electric guitar/vocals), Billy Jones (electric guitar/vocals), Eric London (bass) and Trevor Morias (b. 10 Oct 1944, Liverpool, Britain; drums) had worked together since 1959 as the Ravens, before adding vocalist Faron (b. Costs Roughley). Cavern Membership DJ Bob Wooler recommended the name Faron’s Flamingos. In 1962 London and Jones still left the group which continuing being a four-piece with ex-Undertakers bass participant Mushy Cooper. Carrying out a tour of France, Paddy Chambers (b. Patrick John Chambers, 30 Apr 1944, Liverpool, Britain, d. 28 Sept 2000; electric guitar/vocals) was put into the line-up so when Cooper still left for Lee Curtis in 1963, Faron took over on bass. This edition of Faron’s Flamingos documented four tracks because of this Is certainly Merseybeat, before protecting a agreement with Oriole Information. Unfortunately, their rousing edition of ‘Perform YOU LIKE Me’ was eclipsed by Brian Poole AS WELL AS THE Tremeloes’ second-rate reading and an similarly ebullient ‘Tremble Sherry’ made small impression. The disillusioned group split up in November 1963. Faron and Chambers became a member of the best Three, while Morias afterwards found achievement in the Peddlers.

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