Jeff Curtis & The Flames – Part 2

By Nick Warburton  West London R&B band Jeff Curtis & The Flames were regulars at the famous Ealing Club in the early 1960s where they rubbed shoulders with the nascent Rolling Stones. After recording unsuccessfully for Joe Meek on several occasions and briefly backing Johnny Kidd, they ultimately morphed in The Kool in 1967.  Jeff Curtis […]

Denny Alexander – The Clayton Squares and The Penny Peeps

Sunday, 19 June 2011, 14:53 | Category : Articles
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By Nick Warburton Singer Denny Alexander first came to prominence with Liverpool soul/mod specialists The Clayton Squares, who produced two great singles for Decca in 1965-1966. After a brief spell with The Thoughts, he joined the London-based Motivation, whose guitarist was none other than future Jethro Tull axe man Martin Barre. When the band changed […]