The Move

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtrack
Tags: psychedelic 60s psychedelic rock classic rock rock british Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1966 in the Cedar Club from the ashes of several Birmingham beat groups, the original Move comprised Roy Wood (Roy Adrian Wood, 8 November 1946, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England; vocals/guitar), Carl Wayne (b. Colin David Tooley, 18 August 1943, Birmingham, England, d. 31 August 2004, England; vocals), Chris ‘Ace’ Kefford (b. 10 December 1946, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England; bass), Trevor Burton (b. Trevor Iresons, 9 March 1944, Ashton, Warwickshire, England; guitar), and Bev Bevan (b. Beverley Bevan, 23 November 1945, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England; drums). Under the guidance of Tony Secunda, they moved to London, signed to Decca Records’ hit subsidiary Deram Records, and rapidly established themselves as one of the most inventive and accomplished pop bands on the live circuit. In 1967, their first two UK Top 5 singles, the classically inspired ‘Night Of Fear’ and upbeat psychedelic ‘I Can Hear The Grass Grow’...

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