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1. Which well known groups parted company with their frontman and had much bigger success with his successor?

2. In the 1960s various managers had stables of acts - can you name some managers and their stables?

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3. Some 1960's singers/groups were successful becuse they had great songwriters behind them - can you name the artists and the songwriters?

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4. Ringo Starr left which group to join the Beatles and what was his occupation at the time and what happened to the group which he left.

5. Where does Pete Best live now? (I know but do you?) true lol

Update 3:

Ringo was a steward on the Mersey Ferry and had a beard at the time too lol

Pete Best lives in West Derby (Liverpool) so now you know!

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SONGWRITERS

Dionne Warwick - Bacharach/David

Glen Campbell - Jimmy Webb

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Don Arden (Sharon Osbourne's dad managed the Small Faces and later Black Sabbath)

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The Moody Blues - Denny Laine left and was replaced by Justin Hayward and they became a huge album band.

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SONGWRITERS

Petula Clark - Tony Hatch

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MANAGERS

Larry Parnes managed - Joe Brown, Marty Wilde, Dickie Pride, Billy Fury, Johnny Gentle, Vince Eager, The Searchers among others.

Brian Epstein

The Beatles, Rory Storm, Cilla Black, Billy J Kramer, damn I forgot!

Update 9:

+ The Fourmost, The Big Three, Tommy Quickly, Gerry and the Pacemakers, The Merseybeats, The Swinging Blue Jeans etc (I think).

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  • Favorite Answer

    1. the beatles, the who, wings, take that ,atomic kitten ?lol

    2. no i cant

    3 . epstein

    4. rory storm and the hurricanes

    5. liverpool?

    Source(s): all guesses i wasnt even born in 60's
  • 1 decade ago

    1. Deep Purple

    2. Peter Grant: Yardbirds, Led Zeppelin, Stone the Crows, Jeff Beck Group, Terry Reid.

    3: Supremes (Or for that matter most of Motown) Holland/Dozier/Holland

    4. Rory Storm and the Hurricanes, no idea

    5. No idea

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    1. Genesis, Ultravox, Duran Duran, The Buzzcocks and (sadly) New Order.

    2. Andrew Loog Oldham managed the Rolling Stones and Small Faces.

    3. Mike Leander - Marianne Faithful

    4. 5. - err, no idea!

  • 1 decade ago

    The Commodors/Lionel Ritchie

    Jackson Five/Micheal Jackson

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  • 1 decade ago

    I like answering pop questions but these are just boring....sorry!!

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