Plastic Penny was a UK 1960s pop band, formed in November 1967 before splitting up in August 1968. The group had one hit single, early in 1968, with the song "Everything I Am". Most of the members went on to greater fame with other bands or in session work.
Most of the material was psychedelic pop, with leanings towards a prog rock sound on some of the band's album tracks. The majority of the material was written by three of the band members, Brian Keith, Paul Raymond and Tony Murray. Keith later left the band leaving it a quartet and Raymond took over vocal duties. Plastic Penny's output was released on the Page One Records label. The band's swansong was appearing at the first Isle of Wight Festival, held on 31 August 1968.
"Everything I Am" reached a high of number six in the UK Singles Chart. The song, enhanced with a string arrangement, was a slow ballad version of a song originally recorded by the Box Tops. It was written byЧитать далее в Википедии...
- Two Sides of a Penny [сборник]
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