The Tremeloes

English musical group; beat band

The Tremeloes are an English beat group founded in 1958 in Dagenham, Essex.[1]

The Tremeloes
The Tremeloes in 1968. L-R: Dave Munden, Rick Westwood, Chip Hawkes and Alan Blakley
The Tremeloes in 1968. L-R: Dave Munden, Rick Westwood, Chip Hawkes and Alan Blakley
Background information
OriginEssex, England
GenresBeat
Years active1958–present
LabelsDecca, CBS (UK), Epic (US)
MembersLen “Chip” Hawkes
Rick Westwood
Mick Clarke
Richard Marsh
Jodie Hawkes
Past membersAlan Blakley
Dave Munden
Alan Howard
Bob Benham
Paul Carman
Dave Fryer
Eddie Jones
Websitewww.thetremeloes.co.uk

They became popular in the British Invasion era with lead singer Brian Poole. They had a UK hit record in 1964 with "Do You Love Me".

When Poole's left in 1966, the band became popular as a four-piece with 13 Top 40 hits on the UK Singles Chart between 1967 and 1971 including "Here Comes My Baby", "Even the Bad Times Are Good", "(Call Me) Number One", "Me and My Life" and their most successful single "Silence Is Golden".

ReferencesEdit

  1. Staff. "The Tremeloes Biography". AllMusic. RhythmOne Group. Retrieved 11 June 2019.