24 June 1945, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England. The lead vocalist of 60s pop band the Zombies, Blunstones unique creamy-breathy voice contributed greatly to their success. Two of his performances for the Zombies, Shes Not There and Time Of The Season, have since become pop classics.
Blunstone started a promising solo career initially as Neil MacArthur, scoring a UK Top 40 hit in 1969 with a remake of Shes Not There, and then reverted to his own name with One Year in 1971. This Rod Argent -produced record included sensitive arrangements and exquisite vocals to Tim Hardins Misty Roses and Denny Laines Say You Dont Mind; the latter became a UK Top 20 hit. Ennismore in 1972 was his finest work, a faultless, almost continuous suite of songs that included two further UK chart hits, How Could We Dare To Be Wrong and Russ Ballards I...
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