No British Invasion group came close to emulating the hackle-raising vocal harmonies of Manchester's Hollies. From their early days, when lead singer Allan Clarke and pal Graham Nash concocted an updated blend of the Everly Brothers, to Nash's replacement by the virtuosic Terry Sylvester, the sound, always in excellent hands with the sparkling guitar of Tony Hicks, the solid bass of Bernie Calvert and the powerhouse percussion of Bobby Elliott, remained the same. Psychedelia to pure pop, the Hollies could do it with their eyes closed.
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Hollies, The - Lost Recordings and Beat Rarities 10x7" Box Set
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    7" vinyl box set with 20 lost tracks and hard-to-find gems! This highly resonant set acts as a guidebook to many of the missing links behind the one British beat group who, more than any other, stayed neck-and-neck with the Beatles throughout the '60s. In terms of quality single releases with irresistible chart appeal (15 Top Ten 45s in the UK) and pure musical evolution, there is no doubt the Hollies breathed the same rarified air as the Fab Four. The Hollies Lost Recordings and Beat Rarities...

    Hollies, The - Beat Group! MONO Edition LP
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      BY "IMPERIAL" DECREE, ALL HAIL THE HOLLIES!Originally released in the U.S. in 1966, Beat Group! was the American cousin to the Hollies' British LP Would You Believe?. However, identical cousins they were not: Beat Group! boasts substantially altered musical content and completely different cover art. Led by the snap-jangle-pop of the smash single, "I Can't Let Go," the album is a thrilling combination of originals and R&B covers ripped from their riotous live sets. Highlights include...