The Flying Machine was a British pop band who are perhaps best-known for their 1969 American #5 hit, "Smile a Little Smile for Me" (and is not to be confused with the American band of a similar name, The Flying Machine, with James Taylor).
The Flying Machine first rose out of the ashes of British band Pinkerton's Assorted Colours. Pinkerton's (as they were often known, for short) had scored a major UK hit with "Mirror Mirror" in 1966 and continued recording over the next few years. However, by 1969, singer/guitarist Tony Newman, singer/autoharpist/original frontman Sam Kempe, and bassist Stuart Colman from Pinkerton's had teamed up with lead guitarist Steve Jones and drummer Paul Wilkinson to form a new iteration of the group and, with Newman now assuming lead vocal/frontman duties, took the name The Flying Machine.
They are best known for their major hit single in 1969, "Smile a Little Smile For Me", which peakedЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- The Flying Machine [1969, альбом]
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