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MIKE HARRISON-FROM THE V.I.P.s TO HIS SOLO YEARS.

Mike Harrison-From The V.I.P.s  To His Solo Years. For Carlisle born Mike Harrison, the period between 1963 and 1975, proved the most  prolific of a six decade career. During that period, Mike Harrison was the lead singer of  The V.I.P.s and Art. They would later become known as Spooky Tooth, who signed to Island Records in 1968. Three years later,  and with the …

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THE BEST REISSUES OF 2016-PART 6.

THE BEST REISSUES OF 2016-PART 6.  Melissa Manchester-Home To Myself, Bright Eyes, Melissa and Help Is On The Way. It was almost inevitable that Melissa Manchester would end up embarking upon a musical career. The Manchester family were a highly creative family, with music playing an important part in everyday life. So it was no …

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MIKE HARRISON-FROM THE V.I.P.s TO THE SOLO YEARS: 1963-1975.

MIKE HARRISON-FROM THE V.I.P.s  TO THE SOLO YEARS: 1963-1975. For Carlisle born Mike Harrison, the period between 1963 and 1975, proved the most  prolific of a six decade career. During that period, Mike Harrison was the lead singer of  The V.I.P.s and Art. They would later become known as Spooky Tooth, who signed to Island Records in 1968. Three years later,  and with …

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MIKE HARRISON-MIKE HARRISON, SMOKESTACK LIGHTNING AND RAINBOW RIDER.

MIKE HARRISON-MIKE HARRISON, SMOKESTACK LIGHTNING AND RAINBOW RIDER. There aren’t many artists who enjoy the longevity that Mike Harrison has enjoyed. His career has spanned six decades. During that period Mike Harrison has been the lead singer of  The V.I.P.s, Art and the Hamburg Blues Band. However, Mike Harrison is best known as the lead …

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SPOOKY TOOTH-THE ISLAND YEARS.

SPOOKY TOOTH-THE ISLAND YEARS. All too often, some bands don’t get the credit they deserve. That was the case with Spooky Tooth, who for a time, pioneered the use of twin keyboards. They lead the way. Soon, other bands were following in their wake. By then, the Spooky Tooth story was over. Spooky Tooth were only …

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