Tony Rivers & The Castaways
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Led by Tony Rivers, this group started out doing R&B-based material in the early '60s. Originally signed to EMI's Columbia label, they covered songs by Jackie Wilson in their early days, and had a special penchant for recording songs from American artists, regardless of the idiom. As the decade progressed, they moved into more of a pop and harmony based sound, recording songs like "She" and, in 1966, a single of their version of the Beach Boys' "God Only Knows." They jumped to P... Read more

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