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Nelson Keene

b. Malcolm Holland, 1942, Farnborough, Hampshire, Britain. This early 60s photogenic pop rocker was among 10 kids. He shaped a quartet known as the Raiders and delivered a demonstration to best impresario Larry Parnes. Parnes authorized him and place him in Idols On Parade, a summer season display at Blackpool in 1960, which starred Joe Dark brown, Tommy Bruce and Lance Lot of money. Keene made the united kingdom Top 40 along with his 1st single ‘Picture Of A Young lady’, a cover of the united states hit from the Safaris (it had been another cover by Tag Wynter which earned the chart competition in Britain). He documented two additional singles for HMV Information which fell from the wayside because of this would-be teenager idol.

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