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That's When Happiness Began



One of the more obscure bands that was part of the original '60s British Invasion movement, the Montanas are known primarily for their lone hit, "You've Got to Be Loved." The group originated in Birmingham in 1964 -- Bill Hayward, who'd previously played in other local bands like the Crossfires and the Connoisseurs, was the lead guitarist, Graham Crewe was the original drummer, and Ralph Oakley was the bassist, with John Jones as lead singer. The group had a very theatrical pres... Read more

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