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Mark Leeman Five

A favorite attraction in London’s night clubs, the Tag Leeman Five produced their debut in January 1965 using the Manfred Mann -produced ‘Portland City’. Tag Leeman (b. John Ardrey, Britain, d. June 1965; vocals/electric guitar), Alan Roskams (lead electric guitar), Terry Goldberg (keyboards), David Hyde (bass) and Brian ‘Blinky’ Davison (b. 25 Might 1942, Leicester, Britain, d. 15 Apr 2008, Horns Combination, Devon, Britain; drums) showed an extraordinary, almost ‘intensifying’ understand of R&B. This is confirmed on the next one ‘Blow My Blues Away’, but by enough time of its discharge Leeman have been wiped out in an automobile crash. His place was used by previous Cheynes frontman Roger Peacock. Thomas Parker after that changed Goldberg, but despite two additional exceptional singles, the quintet was struggling to obtain chart achievement. Peacock left for the solo profession in July 1966 and even though the remaining music artists had been augmented by Pete Hodges (vocals) and Pat ‘Rave’ Sandy (saxophone), the music group subsequently split. Drummer Davison afterwards found popularity in the Fine.

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