The Nashville Teens

Genres: Pop / Rock
Tags: 60s rock british invasion oldies pop british classic rock mod Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Weybridge, Surrey, England, in 1962, the Nashville Teens initially comprised vocalists Arthur ‘Art’ Sharp (26 May 1941, Woking, Surrey, England) and Ray Phillips (b. Ramon John Phillips, 16 January 1944, Tiger Bay, Cardiff, Wales), Michael Dunford (guitar), John Hawken (b. 9 May 1940, Bournemouth, Dorset, England; piano), Pete Shannon (b. Peter Shannon Harris, 23 August 1941, Antrim, Northern Ireland; bass) and Roger Groom (drums). Dunford and Groom left the line-up the following year and the group was completed by John Allen (b. John Samuel Allen, 23 April, 1945, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England; guitar), Barry Jenkins (b. 22 December 1944, Leicester, England; drums) and third vocalist Terry Crow for a protracted tenure in Hamburg, Germany. This period is chronicled on Jerry Lee Lewis: Live At The Star Club on which the septet backed the veteran rock ‘n’ roll star. In 1964, and with Crow now absent, the Teens were aligned with...

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