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Moontrekkers

Because the Raiders, Gary Le Slot (lead guitar), Jimmy Rayther (tempo guitar), Pete Johnson (bass) and Tony White (drums) were fronted originally by singer Robert Farrent (stage name: Bobby Shafto) however in 1960 it had been with Rod Stewart that these were auditioned inside a north London church hall by Joe Meek who was simply looking for an instrumental act to record an opus entitled ‘Night time From the Vampire’. Submitting to Meek’s masterplan, they solid Stewart apart and, because the Moontrekkers, had been rewarded with seven days at quantity 50 in the united kingdom Top 50 along with a BBC ban as a result of this Parlophone Information solitary’s sound files (creaking coffin cover, wailing blowing wind). Whenever a second solitary, ‘There’s Something IN THE BOTTOM FROM THE Well’, didn’t emulate this accomplishment, Johnson and White colored became a member of the Aristocats and, minus Rayther as well, Le Slot with fresh Moontrekkers went inside a blaze of glory whenever a 1963 Decca Information solitary, ‘Moondust’, came into Sweden’s Top 10. The initial workers regrouped in 1991 for a few Joe Meek memorial concerts and afterwards semi-professional bookings.

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