Relive the musical revolution of 1964 with, The Zombies, The Animals, The Yardbirds Spencer Davis and Maggie Bell. The chart-topping stars of the 1960s perform some of their greatest hits.
With this amazing line-up that had 37 hit records in the charts for over 300 weeks you are guaranteed an unforgettable night. Come and celebrate 50 years of Rhythm and Blues with the artists that shaped music for generations to come.
The Zombies are an English rock band, formed in 1962 in St Albans and led by Rod Argent (piano, organ and vocals) and Colin Blunstone (vocals). The group scored British and American hits in 1964 with ‘She’s Not There’.
The Animals were an English band of the 1960s. They are known for their gritty, bluesy sound and deep-voiced frontman , as exemplified by their signature song and transatlantic No.1 hit single, ‘The House of the Rising Sun’, as well as by hits such as ‘We Gotta Get out of This Place’, ‘It’s My Life’, and ‘Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood’.
The Yardbirds had a string of hits in the 1960s and started the careers of three of rock’s greatest guitarists: Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page. They created hard rock out of standard twelve-bar blues, doubling the tempos and increasing the volume. They expanded the range of the electric guitar, experimenting with feedback, sustain, and fuzztone
Spencer Davis is a British musician and multi-instrumentalist, and the founder of the 1960?s rock band The Spencer Davis Group. Their best known songs include ‘Somebody Help Me’, the UK number one ‘Keep on Running’ (both of which were written by reggae musician Jackie Edwards), ‘I’m a Man’ and ‘Gimme Some Lovin’.
Scottish singer-songwriter Maggie Bell’s career spans from 1967. She has sung in bands, and with artists, such as Power, Stone the Crows, Midnight Flyer, The British Blues Quintet, The Manfreds, Chris Farlowe and Brian Joseph Friel.
The Ultimate Rhythm & Blues 50Th Anniversary tour will be at the Ipswich Regent on Sunday 2nd February 2014. To book tickets contact the Box Office on 01473 433100 or visit www.ipswichregent.com