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Honeycombs, The

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The Honeycombs: Have they the right to take chart honours?

Profile and Interview by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, 4 July 1964

HONEY LANTREE really wanted to be a hairdresser — but she also had the unusual hobby for a girl of being a talented beat drummer. ...

The Honeycombs: The Haphazard Hit

Interview by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, 15 August 1964

THEY'VE BEEN professionals less than six weeks, they all came together and formed a group in the most haphazard and casual way, they made a ...

The Honeycombs: 'Our Image Needs To Change'

Interview by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 28 November 1964

"WE WANT TO change our image" were the first words of Honeycomb Dennis D'Ell, lead vocalist. Dennis was worried, not only about their records, but ...

Death of a Dynasty

Comment by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 30 January 1965

Norman Jopling takes a hard, cynical look at the declining beat boom and makes some frank comments ...

The Honeys Have Changed!

Interview by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 27 March 1965

ALTHOUGH THEY'VE only notched up one big hit here, the Honeycombs are certainly one of the most successful groups on the international scene. In the ...

The No.1 Boys

Interview by Sylvia Stephens, Fabulous, 15 May 1965

Who are the girls in the lives of the chart topping boys? Who are the girls who know them, who have encouraged them, who have ...

The Honeycombs: 'I Lead A Double Life' Says Honey

Interview by David Griffiths, Record Mirror, 18 September 1965

"I'M GETTING quite used to being Honey Lantree now," said Honey Lantree. For when I met this most charming of drummers a year ago she ...

Joe Meek: Recording Wizard

Obituary by uncredited writer, Disc and Music Echo, 11 February 1967

JOE MEEK, man behind the mammoth-selling 'Telstar' and many other hits, who was found dead with shotgun wounds in his Holloway, London, flat on Friday, ...

A Tribute to Joe Meek— Far Out Before His Time

Retrospective by Joel Selvin, San Francisco Chronicle, 1 October 1978

THROUGHOUT his career, British record producer Joe Meek showed a strong and consistent fascination with outer space and supernatural themes. A kind of backroom electronic ...

The Honeycombs: Have I The Right? The Complete '60s Albums & Singles

Review by Kieron Tyler, The Arts Desk, 16 February 2020

Exhaustive box set dedicated to the Joe Meek-produced hit-makers ...


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