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Theme From "CHiPs" California Sunset Route Ventura Feeling Power Chase Moonlight Freeway California Hustle Windsong CD Compilation Albums. Image supplied by mortierbenoit. Rhino R2 Dragnet - Ray Anthony. The Mod Squad - Earle Hagen. The original Chips became the top pop band in Northern Ireland, were featured on TV, both North and South, and had a whole series written about them in the Belfast Telegraph, and were extensively covered in other media. InBill Morrison left to pursue his civil service career, and was replaced by Paul Lyttle.
This was to be a pivotal move for the band as Paul became the driving musical force behind the band for rest of its career. Almost more importantly, the number of band members with day jobs were outnumbered for the first time and the band turned professional.
Shortly afterwards, Dick Pentland left and formed the group, Dunnobut would eventually join Clubsound and was replaced by Adrian Mullen on keyboards. Dick eventually emigrated to Canada in In a article, Adrian was described as the "band leader" but that title was really used in those days to describe the band's "arranger. In September,the band was involved with some controversy when their single, "Today I Killed A Man" was banned by RTE, who refused to play the song because of the tense situation in Northern Ireland.
Around the same time, they pulled out of an appearance on Jimmy Saville's "Speakeasy" show on Radio One as they were unable to rearrange prior commitments Spotlight, September 16, On the bright side, Ulster TV aired a documentary about the band in late September.
However, more trouble was on the horizon for 's premier band. In explaining the move Paul Bobbi Humphrey Blacks And Blues, "We left Chips because they had changed. Linda and I couldn't go along with the way things were going. Lyttle People are going to do what Chips could have done. Meanwhile, Robin and Chips found replacements with Ken Wilson taking over on guitar, and Eleanor Cave replacing Linda as the second female vocalist and the addition of the late Damien O'Reilly as a second keyboard player although it was reported in Spotlight that Damien was replacing Paul.
Later, Nicola Kerr would join the band. The band expanded to a seven piece for the only time in their history. Larabell I Cant Stop were back on the road less than a month after the departure of Paul and Linda.
It was reported that Robin Lavery was going to form his own band in the Sept. Joe Hanratty was soon replaced by Jimmy Compton. Meanwhile, Robin was replaced in Chips by drummer Reno Smith. In the October 11, issue of Spotlight it was reported that Robin Irvine had left the band and was being replaced Corniche You The Explosion Band CHiPs Frank Boylan. However, all the changes made little difference as apparently Lyttle People disbanded in October, A blurb in the October 25th, issue of Spotlight announced the launch of " Original Chips.
Despite the name, Corniche You The Explosion Band CHiPs 4 of the 6 members were actually "original" as Adrian and Paul were not part of the Corniche You The Explosion Band CHiPs lineup of the band.
The band was being managed by Peter Bardon. What is interesting is that Nicola Kerr was gone Corniche You The Explosion Band CHiPs the lineup in the "Original" Chips, but The Velvet Underground Scepter Studios Sessions a few months later in when Annie left the band.
Not long after reforming, in Junefounding member Bill Summers And Summers Heat Straight To The Bank Irvine left the band to form Bananas, a rock group that played the Dublin and Belfast club scenes.
Annie Ferguson had also announced her intention to leave the band at the end of March, InRobin and several members of the band emigrated to New York where Bananas played for about a year, only to go their Johnny Watson I Cried For You ways by With his departure, no member of the band had been with it since the beginning and bythe only "founding" Corniche You The Explosion Band CHiPs left would be Linda Martin.
Shaun would stay with the band until The following year, inNicola left and joined Dublin group, Stacc, where Skyy Heres To You met and sang with Catriona Walsh. Nicola would take part in the Irish Song Contest on several occasions: In as a backing singer for Red Hurley, in as part of the Swarbriggs Plus Two with Alma Carroll, and in with Stacc where they finished second.
Nicola was with the Seekers from February and Catriona joined in September. Both would leave the following September before striking out on her own doing Corniche You The Explosion Band CHiPs theater in London and then back in Ireland. Nicola was replaced by Irene McElroy who had also been a member of Sunshine. Irene stayed with the band into the 80's.
Robin Lavery also left the band inreportedly to join former member Robin Irvine in Bananas in the States, although that arrangement was short-lived. Corniche You The Explosion Band CHiPs was replaced by drummer, Brian Donaghy. This lineup seen at right stayed together for about three years. InChips toured with the Bay City Rollersone of the world's Tony Curtis Lukie D A Me She Want pop acts at the time.
Seven major labels soon became involved in a bidding war over The Explosion. Phillips and J. The Explosion finished recording their second Virgin Records effort inbut it was left unreleased. In December it was announced that Chunksaah Recordsthe label run by the band's friends The Bouncing Soulswould release the album on February 14, See: Billboard. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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