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us: Dave Clark Five (Musical group)



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    • us: Clark Five (Musical group)
    • us: Dave Clark 5 (Musical group)
    • us: DC5 (Musical group)
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    • found: Its I like it like that [SR] 1965?: label (Dave Clark Five)
    • found: New York times, Dec. 20, 2006 (Denis Payton, 63, of the Dave Clark Five; d. Dec. 17, 2006, Bournemouth, Eng.; played saxophone, guitar, harmonica, and sang backing vocals; the Dave Clark Five, a British rock 'n' roll band, broke up in the 1970s)
    • found: New York times, Feb. 29, 2008 (Mike Smith, 64, lead singer of Dave Clark 5; d. Feb. 28, 2008, outside London; also played keyboards and helped write songs for the band; b. Michael George Smith in 1943 in Edmonton, Eng.; formed a new band in the 1990s called Mike Smith's Rock Engine; Dave Clark Five included Lenny Davidson, lead guitar, Rick Huxley, bass guitar, and Denny Payton, saxophone, harmonica, and guitar; the group disbanded in 1970)
    • found: Glad all over, 2014: title frame (the Dave Clark Five) container (the DC5)
    • found: Oxford music online, September 24, 2014: Enc. of popular music, 4th ed. (Clark, Dave, Five; the Dave Clark Five; British beat group of the mid-60s; originally a backing group for north London singer Stan Saxon, the quintet comprised Dave Clark (b. David Clark, 15 December 1942, Tottenham, London, England; drums/vocals), backed by various musicians, whose ranks included bass player Chris Wells and lead guitarist Mick Ryan. After splitting from Saxon, the DC5 established their own identity and nominated their date and place of formation as the South Grove Youth Club, Tottenham, London in January 1962. The evolving and finally settled line-up featured Mike Smith (b. Michael George Smith, 6 December 1943, Edmonton, Middlesex, England, d. 28 February 2008, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England; organ/vocals), Rick Huxley (b. Richard Huxley, 5 August 1940, Dartford, Kent, England; bass), Lenny Davidson (b. Leonard Arthur Davidson, 30 May 1942, Enfield, Middlesex, England; lead guitar) and Denny Payton (b. Denis West Payton, 11 August 1943, Walthamstow, Essex, England, d. 17 December 2006, Bournemouth, Dorset, England; saxophone, harmonica, guitar); disbanded 1971)
    • found: Wikipedia, September 24, 2014 (the Dave Clark Five (also known as the DC5); English pop rock group, Tottenham, London, England; started out as the Dave Clark Quintet [no publications in OCLC] in 1957, with Clark on drums, Dave Sanford on lead guitar, Chris Walls on bass, Don Vale on piano (and arranger). In 1958, Sanford was replaced by Rick Huxley and the band became the Dave Clark Five [sic] with Stan Saxon on lead vocals, Huxley on rhythm guitar, Roger Smedley on piano, and Johnny Johnson on lead guitar. Mick Ryan replaced Johnson in 1958 and Jim Spencer joined on saxophone, while Smedley left. Walls left in 1959 and Huxley became the bass player. Mike Smith joined on piano in 1960, and Lenny Davidson replaced Ryan in 1961. In 1962, the band changed its name to the Dave Clark Five, when Saxon left. The group was Clark on drums, Huxley on bass, Smith on organ, lead vocals, and Davidson on lead guitar, adding Denny Payton on tenor and baritone saxophone, harmonica and guitar.)
    • found: AllMusic, September 24, 2014 (the Dave Clark Five; the DC5; formed 1961, Tottenham, London, England, disbanded 1970)
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