The Honeycombs

Genres: Pop / Rock
Descriptive "tags": 60s oldies pop british invasion british joe meek classic rock Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Biography

Formed in north London, England, in November 1963, the Honeycombs were originally known as the Sherabons and comprised Denis D’ell (Denis Dalziel, 10 October 1943, London, England, d. 6 July 2005; vocals), Anne ‘Honey’ Lantree (b. 28 August 1943, Hayes, Middlesex, England; drums), John Lantree (b. 20 August 1940, Newbury, Berkshire, England; bass), Alan Ward (b. 12 December 1945, Nottingham, England; lead guitar) and Martin Murray (rhythm guitar), later replaced by Peter Pye (b. 12 July 1946, London, England). Producer Joe Meek had selected one of their songs as a possible single and the band’s chances were enhanced following a management agreement with Ken Howard and Alan Blaikley. Although several record companies passed on the quintet’s debut, ‘Have I The Right’, Pye Records’ managing director Louis Benjamin agreed to release the disc. First, however, there was the obligatory name change, with Benjamin selecting...

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