07.26.2015 3 Comments
BRIAN POOLE & CHIP HAWKES Brian Poole & Chip Hawkes are the lead singers with the Tremeloes and led the band to many multi million selling records including ‘Silence is Golden’, ‘Do You Love Me’, ’Twist & Shout’, ‘Here Comes My Baby’, ‘Candy Man’, ‘Suddenly You Love Me’, ‘Someone, Someone’, ‘My Little Lady’. With two No.1’s and 12 top five records to their name, they are guaranteed to liven things up. They first sung together in 1964-65 and now regularly sing their Read More
07.26.2015 3 Comments
Chip, Brian & Dave GLAD TO BE HERE oh yes GLAD To BE ANYWHERE! Once upon a time in the land of rock-a-bye around about the wondrous days of yore’ There were five young lads with but one dream, to make music and play it for ever more’. Right that’s enough of that, so let me tell you about the latest tour for me (Brian Poole), Chip Hawkes and Dave Munden, all original Tremeloes. There would actually have`been four of us if Read More
07.19.2014 Leave a Comment
Come and see Brian Poole & Chip Hawkes on Thurs 28 August, backed by the brilliant Vanity Fare, at the Town Hall, Kidderminster. For tickets the box office telephone number is 0845 4676429.
07.20.2013 1 Comment
DO YOU LOVE ME Twist & Shout had just been our first Top 5 single on the Decca label, and dance halls were thriving up and down the UK. As long as bands played the up to date dance rhythms then they would probably be popular. We first heard Do You Love Me, early in 1963 on an Oriel long player 33rpm sent to us from America. On this album was a photo of the Contours, Billy Gordon, Billy Hoggs, Joe Billingslea, Read More
07.19.2013 2 Comments
CANDY MAN “Oh! Are you serious did you really not know”. That’s what a giggling Orby said to me 30 years later. You see in 1964 the Trems and me were on tour with the great man, and a few others in the UK. One night a few of us were sitting in the tour coach outside one of the theatres, (Yes, we had become respectable by then), when Orby played us a song accompanying himself on guitar. We were No. 1 Read More
07.18.2013 1 Comment
Looking forward to Warner’s Holme Lacey next weekend with Chip Hawkes making his first appearance since his illness. He’s making good progress and it will be a memorable night backed by my great band Electrix.
07.18.2013 Leave a Comment
SOMEONE SOMEONE When the Tremeloes and me were in our teens, (now that phrase will tell you how old we are now), we took a trip on the No 126 bus to the East Ham Granada to see Buddy Holly and the Crickets. This was in the late 50’s. By 1960 we used to play at American Air Force bases about twice a week, and the Crickets were our main source of material. So in fact in my last few weeks of Read More