Thursday, October 23, 2008

The Honeycombs - The Honeycombs (1964)

The Sherabons (as they were originally known) comprised Dennis D'ell (vocals), Anne Lantree (a woman on...drums), John Lantree (bass), Alan Ward (lead guitar) and Martin Murray (rhythm guitar) - Peter Pye later replaced Martin.

by Richie Unterberger & Bruce Eder
Mostly renowned for their 1964 Top Five hit "Have I the Right," the Honeycombs were pretty much a front for producer Joe Meek and the songwriting-management team of Ken Howard and Alan Blaikley. The group was originally called the Sherabons and was formed in Hackney during November of 1963 by Martin Murray. His day job was managing a hair salon, and when he formed the band, he brought along his assistant, Anne Margot Lantree, who was nicknamed "Honey" and used that on-stage — she played drums and, with her good looks, was a double attention-getter. Her brother John joined on bass, and Alan Ward played lead guitar. And for a lead vocalist, they had Dennis D'El.. Read More...
01 - Color Slide02 - Once You Know03 - Without You It Is Night04 - That's The Way05 - I Want To Be Free06 - How The Mighty Have Fallen07 - Have I The Right08 - Just A Face In The Crowd09 - Nice While It Lasted10 - Me From You11 - Leslie Anne12 - She's Too Way Out13 - It Ain't Necessarily So14 - This Too Shall Pass Away15 - Please Don't Pretend Again16 - I'll Cry Tomorrow17 - If You've Got To Pick A Baby18 - I'll See You Tomorrow19 - I Can't Stop20 - Hab Ich Das Recht21 - Du Sollst Nicht Traurig Sein91 - Who Is Sylvia92 - Eyes93 - That Lovin' Feeling94 - Can't Get Through To You95 - Is It Because96 - Come Right Back97 - This Year Next Year
This is the Honeycombs first album including the bonus tracks.

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