Tag: Manfred Mann

Thursday 2pm ET: Feature Artist – Manfred Mann (1962 – 1969)

Manfred Mann were an English rock band, formed in London in 1962. The group were named after their keyboardist Manfred Mann, who later led the successful 1970s group Manfred Mann’s Earth Band. The band had two different lead vocalists during their period of success, Paul Jones from 1962 to 1966, and Mike d’Abo from 1966 to 1969.

Manfred Mann was regularly in the UK charts in the 1960s. Three of the band’s most successful singles, “Do Wah Diddy Diddy”, “Pretty Flamingo” and “Mighty Quinn”, topped the UK Singles Chart. They were the first southern-England-based group to top the US Billboard Hot 100 during the British invasion.

Sounds of The 70s with Dan Varroney 7pm ET

70sTonight we’ll feature Steely Dan, The Four Seasons, Heart, Andrew Gold, Daniel Boone, Leo Sayer, James Taylor, Manfred Mann, Dave Mason, The Who, Bob Welch, Triumph, Jimmy Buffet,  Kiss, Boz Scaggs, Supertramp, and much more. Join us at 7:00 pm!

Artist Countdown: Manfred Mann Top 30 Hits 12pm ET

manfred mannManfred Mann were a British beat, rhythm and blues and pop band (with a strong jazz foundation) of the 1960s, named after their South African keyboardist, Manfred Mann, who later led the successful 1970s group Manfred Mann’s Earth Band. Manfred Mann were chart regulars in the 1960s, and the first south-of-England-based group to top the US Billboard Hot 100 during the British invasion.

The Mann-Hugg Blues Brothers were formed in London by keyboard player Manfred Mann and drummer/vibes/piano player Mike Hugg, who formed a house band in Clacton-on-Sea that also featured Graham Bond. Bringing a shared love of jazz to the British blues boom, then sweeping London’s clubs (which also spawned Alexis Korner, the Rolling Stones and the Yardbirds), the band was completed by Mike Vickers on guitar, alto saxophone and flute, bassist Dave Richmond and Paul Jones as lead vocalist and harmonicist. By this time they had changed their name to Manfred Mann & the Manfreds. Gigging throughout late 1962 and early 1963 the band soon attracted attention for their distinctive sound.

After changing their name to Manfred Mann at the behest of their label’s producer John Burgess, the group signed with His Master’s Voice in March 1963 and began their recorded output that July with the slow, bluesy instrumental single “Why Should We Not?”, which they performed on their first appearance on television on a New Year’s Eve show. It failed to chart, as did its follow-up (with vocals), “Cock-a-Hoop.” The overdubbed instrumental soloing on woodwinds, vibes, harmonica and second keyboard lent considerable weight to the group’s sound and demonstrated the jazz-inspired technical prowess in which they took pride.

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(Source: Wikipedia)

1 Do Wah Diddy Diddy
2 Mighty Quinn
3 Ha! Ha! Said the Clown
4 Pretty Flamingo
5 Sha-La-La
6 Fox on the Run
7 My Name Is Jack
8 Blinded by the Light
9 Semi-Detached Suburban Mr. James
10 Ragamuffin Man
11 Just Like a Woman
12 Davy’s on the Road Again
13 Come Tomorrow
14 Spirits in the Night
15 If You Gotta Go, Go Now
16 Don’t Kill It Carol
17 You Angel You
18 5-4-3-2-1
19 Joybringer
20 Hubble Bubble Toil and Trouble
21 Oh No Not My Baby
22 Lies (Through the 80’s)
23 California
24 You Gave Me Somebody to Love
25 Sweet Pea
26 Living Without You
27 For You
28 It’s Gonna Work Out Fine
29 Please Mrs. Henry
30 Bare Hugg