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J.B. And The Playboys - J.B. And The Playboys flac album
J.B. And The Playboys
J.B. And The Playboys
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Explore releases and tracks from . Shop for Vinyl, CDs and more from . Already well-known in Ontario and Quebec, their national popularity exploded in 1965 with opening slots for tours by The Beach Boys and The Rolling Stones occurring at the same time RCA Victor released a handful of the band's singles. In 1966 they moved to Toronto and shortened their name to The Jaybees. Other name changes ensued, sometimes with minor lineup amendments: Peter And The Pipers in 1967 and The Carnival Connection in 1968. After the latter's release flopped due to changing tastes of the public the members went their separate ways.

and the Playboys won over audiences with a mix of originals and Beatles, Dave Clark Five, Byrds, Wilson Pickett and Smokey Robinson covers. There was nothing cooler than performing and watching people mouth the words to your songs, says former frontman Allan Nicholls, second from left, with Bill Hill, left, Doug West, Andy Kaye and Louis Atkins. The band moved to a bigger market, Toronto, to record their sole, self-titled album, re-recording the singles and adding some new numbers. We had exhausted everywhere we could play here, Hill explained. As things started to progress and we started to get songs on the charts, we had nowhere to work. We used to play the Bonaventure Curling Club and draw a big crowd, but you can’t play there every week.

Gary Lewis & the Playboys were an American 1960s era pop and rock group, fronted by musician Gary Lewis, the son of comedian Jerry Lewis. They are best known for their 1965 Billboard Hot 100 number-one single "This Diamond Ring", which was the first of a string of hit singles they had in 1965 and 1966. The band had an earnest, boy-next-door image similar to British invasion contemporaries such as Herman's Hermits and Gerry and the Pacemakers.

amp; the Playboys were considered Montreal's answer to the Beatles. A band that was able to evolve with the times and also managed to get a fair bit of music down on vinyl. In part 1, You'll hear the roots of . amp; the Playboys, how the band grew through their early years and tracks from their first half dozen singles and lone album for RCA International. More from The Sixties.

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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Then And There
Written-By – Nicholls*, Kaye*
A2 One Love, Your Love
Written-By – Nicholls*, Kaye*
A3 Treat Me Specially
Written-By – Nicholls*, Kaye*
A4 Don't Ask Me To Be True
Written-By – Nicholls*, Kaye*
A5 Sticks And Stones
Written-By – T. Turner*
A6 I'm The Lonely One
Written-By – Mills*
B1 Walking The Dog
Written-By – R. Thomas*
B2 Love, Happiness And Sweet You
Written-By – Nicholls*, Hill*
B3 I'm Not Satisfield
Written-By – Nicholls*, Kaye*
B4 True Love Will Come To You
Written-By – Welch*, Chester*
B5 My Delight
Written-By – Nicholls*, Kaye*
B6 Chances
Written-By – Nicholls*, Kaye*

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – RCA Victor Company, Ltd.


  • Bass – Lou Atkins
  • Engineer – Peter Houston
  • Guitar – Andy Kaye
  • Lead Guitar – Bill Hill
  • Liner Notes – Dave Boxer
  • Performer – Doug West
  • Vocals – Al Nichols*


Producer: Roy Smith

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 runout): 10SPRS-1535
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 runout): 10SPRS-1536-2

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
PC-1086 J.B. And The Playboys J.B. And The Playboys ‎(LP, Album, Mono) RCA Victor PC-1086 Canada 1965