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Lee Curtis & The All-Stars

Lee Curtis AS WELL AS THE All Superstars was among the many aspiring defeat combos dynamic in Liverpool, Britain through the early 60s. Curtis (b. Peter Flannery) was a pop vocalist indebted towards the pop design of the past due 50s, however in Sept 1962 his profession was given a significant fillip when previous Beatles drummer Pete Greatest joined up with his group. Frank Bowen (business lead electric guitar), Tony Waddington (tempo electric guitar) and Wayne Bickerton (bass) finished the line-up, although Bowen was afterwards changed by Tommy McGurk. Greatest’s appearance boosted the All-Stars’ reputation and they emerged second and then the Beatles within a Mersey Defeat visitors’ poll in 1963. Nevertheless, the group was rather staid onstage, missing the passion of several contemporaries. Decca Information signed Curtis being a single musician in 1963 – very much towards the chagrin of his ‘support’ group – and his debut, ‘Small Female’, was documented with session music artists. The All-Stars made an appearance in the follow-up, ‘Allow’s Stomp’ (1963), however the outcomes were poor as well as the vocalist and band after that parted business. Curtis formed a fresh All-Stars and continuing his recording profession with ‘What About Me’ (1964) and ‘Ecstacy’ (1965). Two live shows, ‘Skinny Minnie’ and ‘Jezebel’, are enshrined on the many performers’ compilation, ON THE Cavern. In the meantime, his erstwhile co-workers regrouped as the Pete Greatest Four.

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