The Barron Knights are a British humorous pop group, originally formed in 1959 in Leighton Buzzard as The Knights of the Round Table. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located Humour or humor (see spelling differences) is the tendency of particular cognitive experiences to provoke Laughter and provide Amusement Pop music as a genre features a noticeable rhythmic element catchy melodies and hooks, a mainstream style and conventional structure A musical ensemble is a group of two or more Musicians who perform instrumental or vocal Music. "Leedon" redirects here For the record label see Leedon Records. They became the Barron Knights on 5 October 1960. Events 869 - The Fourth Council of Constantinople is convened to decide about what to do about Patriarch Photius of Constantinople Year 1960 ( MCMLX) was a Leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar.
They started out as a straight pop group, and spent a couple of years touring and playing in English dance halls before making their way to Hamburg, Germany. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland Hamburg (English, German: ˈhambʊɐk local pronunciation Low German / Low Saxon: Hamborg) is the second-largest city in Germany Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. In 1963, at the invitation of Brian Epstein, they were one of the support acts on The Beatles' Christmas shows at the Finsbury Park Astoria in London. NEMS Enterprises defaults here For the Latin American record label see NEMS Enterprises (label. The Beatles were a pop and rock band from Liverpool, England formed in 1960 London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. They became one of the few acts to tour with both The Beatles and The Rolling Stones.
They first came to fame in 1964 with the number "Call Up the Groups". It overcame copyright restrictions and parodied a number of the leading pop groups of the time including The Searchers, Freddie and the Dreamers, The Dave Clark Five, The Bachelors, The Rolling Stones, and The Beatles. Copyright is a legal concept enacted by Governments, giving the creator of an original work of authorship Exclusive rights to control its distribution usually for A parody (ˈpɛɹədiː US, [ˈpaɹədiː] UK) in contemporary usage is a work created to mock comment on or poke fun at an original work its subject The Searchers are a British rock band who emerged as part of the 1960s Merseybeat scene along with The Beatles, The Swinging Freddie and the Dreamers were a British musical band who had a number of hit records between May 1963 and November 1965. The Dave Clark Five (also known as "The DC5" were an English Beat group, one of the few presenting something of a commercial threat to The Beatles The Bachelors is a Popular music group, originating from Dublin, Ireland. The song imagined the various artists singing about being conscripted, or "called up" into the British Army. A song is a Musical composition. Songs contain vocal parts that are performed 'sung' and generally feature Words ( Lyrics) commonly followed "National Service" redirects here For national service in other countries see National service. The British Army is the land armed forces branch of the British Armed Forces. Actual conscription had ended a few years before. The single climbed to number 3 in the UK Singles Chart. The UK Singles Chart is compiled by The Official UK Charts Company (OCC on behalf of the British record industry As an example, the song "Bits and Pieces" by the The Dave Clark Five was parodied as "Boots and Blisters". The Dave Clark Five (also known as "The DC5" were an English Beat group, one of the few presenting something of a commercial threat to The Beatles
In 1967 the group released the single "Lazy Fat People", a satirical song written by Pete Townshend of The Who. Satire is often strictly defined as a literary genre or form; although in practice it is also found in the graphic and Performing arts In satire human Peter Dennis Blandford Townshend (born 19 May 1945 in Chiswick, London) is an English rock Guitarist, Singer, The Who are an English rock band formed in 1964. The primary lineup consisted of guitarist Pete Townshend
They achieved four other hits in the 1960s and 1970s. A hit single is a recorded track or single that has become very popular The Barron Knights continue to perform for a world-wide following, parodying other acts, including Pink Floyd. Pink Floyd are
Some of the acts and songs parodied included Brotherhood of Man's "Angelo" (as ". A musician is a person who plays or writes Music. Musicians can be classified by their roles in creating or performing music An instrumentalist plays a A song is a Musical composition. Songs contain vocal parts that are performed 'sung' and generally feature Words ( Lyrics) commonly followed Brotherhood of Man are a British pop groupwho won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1976 with " Save Your Kisses for Me " Angelo is a single by pop group Brotherhood of Man. Written by Tony Hiller, Lee Sheriden and Martin Lee and produced by Hiller it was the . . Anne and Joe. . . "), as well as Pink Floyd's "Another Brick in the Wall", M's "Pop Muzik" (as "Chop Suey"), Leo Sayer's "You Make Me Feel Like Dancing" (as "My Tailor Took My Pants In") and Supertramp's "The Logical Song" (as "The Topical Song"). " Another Brick in the Wall " is the title of three songs set to variations of the same basic theme on Pink Floyd 's 1979 Concept album, For other uses see M (disambiguation M is English singer Robin Scott 's briefly active musical collaboration in the late 1970s and " Pop Muzik " is a 1979 hit song performed by the British band M, fronted by Robin Scott. Leo Sayer (born Gerard Hugh Sayer, 21 May 1948, Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex) is an English Singer-songwriter "You Make Me Feel Like Dancing" is a popular song by the British singer Leo Sayer, taken from his 1976 album Endless Flight. See also Supertramp (ecology and Alexander Supertramp Supertramp were a British Progressive rock band
As of 2007 only Langford remains from the original line-up. Events 879 - Louis III becomes King of the Western Franks. 1407 - the lama Year 1943 ( MCMXLIII) was a Common year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1943 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Durham (ˈdʌrəm in RP, locally ˈdʏrəm is a small city and main settlement of the City of Durham district of County Durham, England A bass player (bassist is a Musician who plays a Double bass, Bass guitar, keyboard bass or wind Events 38 BC - Octavian marries Livia Drusilla. 1287 - King Alfonso III of Aragon invades Minorca Year 1939 ( MCMXXXIX) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Slough ( ˈslaʊ is a Borough and Unitary authority within the ceremonial county of Berkshire, England. A drummer is a Musician who plays a Drum or drums particularly a Drum kit ("drum set" or "trap set" Marching percussion Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Fellow founding member, Butch Baker, retired in January 2007, and was replaced by Len Crawley.