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Slade Brothers 1966

August 5, 2013

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Band: Slade Brothers
Release: Single (7-Inch)
Year: 1966
Chatham-Kent Connection: Ralph Murphy was raised in Wallaceburg before heading out to build a music career.

Notes:
In 1964, Ralph began playing locally in a duo called the ‘Guardsmen’ in Wallaceburg.
Murphy moved to London, signed a record deal with Pye Records and released two singles with Jack Klaysen as The Guardsmen. The Guardsmen then changed their name to the Slade Brothers and released these two singles. The Slade Brothers opened up for famous headlining acts, such as The Kinks, The Troggs, Martha and the Vandellas, The Byrds, and The Walker Brothers.

This year (1966) He started producing records for CBS, Fontana, Carnaby, Decca, Other hits included Billy Fury’s “Beyond a Shadow of a Doubt” and the Casuals “Touched”.

Tracks:
1. PEACE IN MY MIND
2. LIFE’S GREAT RACE

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Email your info & pics to:  chatham_music_archive@hotmail.com
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