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Other 1966 music facts

The Crystals broke up.

Them disbanded.

Brian Poole split with The Tremeloes.

The Animals broke up.

Georgie Fame and his backing group the Blue Flames split.

Lulu and her backing group the luvvers disbanded.

The Merseybeats disbanded and The Merseys were formed.

The Buckinghams were formed in Chicago, Illinois.

In Texas Mother Earth were formed.

R&B Group Amen Corner were formed in Cardiff Wales.

Buffalo Springfield.

Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker and Jack Bruce got together and formed Cream.

Ten Years After (new Name).

The Jackson Five

5th Dimension.

Davy  Jones changed his name to David Bowie.

Jimi Hendrix Experience.

Iron Butterfly.

Brenda & the Tabulations.


The Deviants.

Formed in Chicago Gary and the Night Lights changed their name later to The

American Breed.

Steve Miller Blues Band formed in San Francisco later dropped the “Blues”.

Vanilla Fudge.

Tee Set formed in Delft, The Netherlands.

The Stray.

Formed in Texas Archie Bell & the Drells.

The Grass Roots formed Los Angeles.

Moby Grape.

Santana Blues Band later changed to Santana.

Soft Machine.

Skip Bifferty.

The Rhondells sign for Brian Epstein’s NEMS and change their name to Cyrkle.

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.

Eric Burden and the Animals.


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