The Settlers were a folk-oriented group from the English West Midlands, who formed in the mid-1960s. They started out as a trio comprising Cindy Kent (vocals and tambourine; 7 August 1945, West Bromwich), Mike Jones (vocals and guitar; born Michael Edwin Jones, 16 September 1943 – 11 May 2008) and John Fyffe (banjo; born 3 July 1943), but added a bassist, Mansel Davies.
The Settlers were initially known as the Birmingham Folk Four, but became known as the Settlers after their first single, "Settle Down". A six-month residency on the BBC television series, Singalong, led to support bookings on tours with, among others, Dusty Springfield, Roy Orbison and The Small Faces. The Settlers have generally been referred to as a folk group. However, like the Seekers, the successful Australian group with which they shared marked similarities, some of their material gravitated towards mainstream pop,Читать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Songs Of The Snowy Mountains [альбом]
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