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22nd Apr '15 7:47:56 PM bt8257
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->''"This is station management with an announcement. I wish to apologize for the disc jockey calling that song, which is, "A Long Cool Woman In A Black Dress" by The Hollies, as "A Long Black Woman In A Cool Dress" and ask forgiveness of any of our listeners who were offended. In cooperation with our friends in the music industry, the disc jockey who made those remarks has been properly disciplined and won't be returning. For that reason, we recommend you do not eat any hamburger processed this week. We take music ''very'' seriously here. All the best music, KFVD, Los Angeles."''

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->''"This ->"This is station management with an announcement. I wish to apologize for the disc jockey calling that song, which is, "A Long Cool Woman In A Black Dress" by The Hollies, as "A Long Black Woman In A Cool Dress" and ask forgiveness of any of our listeners who were offended. In cooperation with our friends in the music industry, the disc jockey who made those remarks has been properly disciplined and won't be returning. For that reason, we recommend you do not eat any hamburger processed this week. We take music ''very'' seriously here. All the best music, KFVD, Los Angeles."''"
12th Apr '15 6:08:15 AM bluesno1fann
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'''The Hollies''' are an English rock and roll group, formed in [[UsefulNotes/FootballPopMusicAndFlatCaps Manchester]] in [[TheSixties 1962]]. Named after Music/BuddyHolly, they became known for their their distinctive vocal harmony style, courtesy of lead vocalist Allan Clarke, and guitarist/vocalists Graham Nash and Tony Hicks, with Terry Sylvester taking over Nash's end of the harmonies after the former left the band. The band are also well-known for their longevity, having formed over 50 years ago and never breaking up in that time. In fact, [[LongRunner they are still going to this day]], albeit [[FaceOfTheBand without Allan Clarke]], who retired in 2000.

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'''The Hollies''' are an English rock and roll group, formed in [[UsefulNotes/FootballPopMusicAndFlatCaps Manchester]] in [[TheSixties 1962]]. Named after Music/BuddyHolly, they became known for their their distinctive vocal harmony style, courtesy of lead vocalist Allan Clarke, and guitarist/vocalists Graham Nash and Tony Hicks, with Terry Sylvester taking over Nash's end of the harmonies after the former left the band. The band are also well-known for their longevity, having formed over 50 years ago and never breaking up in that time. In fact, [[LongRunner they are still going to this day]], day]] - albeit [[FaceOfTheBand without Allan Clarke]], who retired in 2000.
12th Apr '15 6:06:32 AM bluesno1fann
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'''The Hollies''' are an English rock and roll group, formed in [[UsefulNotes/FootballPopMusicAndFlatCaps Manchester]] in the early [[TheSixties 1960s]]. Named after Music/BuddyHolly, they became known for their their distinctive vocal harmony style, courtesy of lead vocalist Allan Clarke, and guitarist/vocalists Graham Nash and Tony Hicks, with Terry Sylvester taking over Nash's end of the harmonies after the former left the band. Though the Hollies didn't quite achieve the same level of success as their contemporaries Music/TheBeatles and Music/TheRollingStones, they had a wide variety of hit singles in their native England and enjoyed some success internationally. They had a few hits in the United States, but they are perhaps best known in that country for being the band that Graham Nash was in prior to Music/CrosbyStillsNashAndYoung. The Hollies were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010.

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'''The Hollies''' are an English rock and roll group, formed in [[UsefulNotes/FootballPopMusicAndFlatCaps Manchester]] in the early [[TheSixties 1960s]].1962]]. Named after Music/BuddyHolly, they became known for their their distinctive vocal harmony style, courtesy of lead vocalist Allan Clarke, and guitarist/vocalists Graham Nash and Tony Hicks, with Terry Sylvester taking over Nash's end of the harmonies after the former left the band. The band are also well-known for their longevity, having formed over 50 years ago and never breaking up in that time. In fact, [[LongRunner they are still going to this day]], albeit [[FaceOfTheBand without Allan Clarke]], who retired in 2000.

Though the Hollies didn't quite achieve the same level of success as their contemporaries Music/TheBeatles and Music/TheRollingStones, they had a wide variety of hit singles in their native England and enjoyed some success internationally. They had a few hits in the United States, but they are perhaps best known in that country for being the band that Graham Nash was in prior to Music/CrosbyStillsNashAndYoung. The Hollies were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010.
12th Apr '15 5:58:23 AM bluesno1fann
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->''"This is station management with an announcement. I wish to apologize for the disc jockey calling that song, which is, ĎA Long Cool Woman in a Black Dressí by The Hollies, as ĎA Long Black Woman in a Cool Dressí and ask forgiveness of any of our listeners who were offended. In cooperation with our friends in the music industry, the disc jockey who made those remarks has been properly disciplined and wonít be returning. For that reason, we recommend you do not eat any hamburger processed this week. We take music ''very'' seriously here. All the best music, KFVD, Los Angeles."''

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->''"This is station management with an announcement. I wish to apologize for the disc jockey calling that song, which is, ĎA "A Long Cool Woman in a In A Black Dressí Dress" by The Hollies, as ĎA "A Long Black Woman in a In A Cool Dressí Dress" and ask forgiveness of any of our listeners who were offended. In cooperation with our friends in the music industry, the disc jockey who made those remarks has been properly disciplined and wonít won't be returning. For that reason, we recommend you do not eat any hamburger processed this week. We take music ''very'' seriously here. All the best music, KFVD, Los Angeles."''



'''The Hollies''' are an English rock and roll group, formed in [[UsefulNotes/FootballPopMusicAndFlatCaps Manchester]] in the early [[TheSixties 1960s]]. Named after Music/BuddyHolly, they became known for their their distinctive vocal harmony style, courtesy of lead vocalist Allan Clarke, and guitarist/vocalists Graham Nash and Tony Hicks, with Terry Sylvester taking over Nash's end of the harmonies after the latter departed the band. Though the Hollies didn't quite achieve the same level of success as their contemporaries Music/TheBeatles and Music/TheRollingStones, they had a wide variety of hit singles in their native England and enjoyed some success internationally. They had a few hits in the United States, but they are perhaps best known in that country for being the band that Graham Nash was in prior to Music/CrosbyStillsNashAndYoung. The Hollies were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010.

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'''The Hollies''' are an English rock and roll group, formed in [[UsefulNotes/FootballPopMusicAndFlatCaps Manchester]] in the early [[TheSixties 1960s]]. Named after Music/BuddyHolly, they became known for their their distinctive vocal harmony style, courtesy of lead vocalist Allan Clarke, and guitarist/vocalists Graham Nash and Tony Hicks, with Terry Sylvester taking over Nash's end of the harmonies after the latter departed former left the band. Though the Hollies didn't quite achieve the same level of success as their contemporaries Music/TheBeatles and Music/TheRollingStones, they had a wide variety of hit singles in their native England and enjoyed some success internationally. They had a few hits in the United States, but they are perhaps best known in that country for being the band that Graham Nash was in prior to Music/CrosbyStillsNashAndYoung. The Hollies were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010.



* 1964 - ''The Hollies'' (EP)
* 1964 - ''Just One Look'' (EP)
* 1964 - ''Here I Go Again'' (EP)

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* 1964 - ''The Hollies'' (EP)
[[note]]EP[[/note]]
* 1964 - ''Just One Look'' (EP)
[[note]]EP[[/note]]
* 1964 - ''Here I Go Again'' (EP)[[note]]EP[[/note]]



* 1964 - ''We're Through'' (EP)

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* 1964 - ''We're Through'' (EP)[[note]]EP[[/note]]



* 1965 - ''I'm Alive'' (EP)
* 1966 - ''I Can't Let Go'' (EP)

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* 1965 - ''I'm Alive'' (EP)
[[note]]EP[[/note]]
* 1966 - ''I Can't Let Go'' (EP)[[note]]EP[[/note]]



!!Associated Tropes:

* AlbumTitleDrop: ''A Crazy Steal'' takes its title from a line in "Hello to Romance".
* ArtisticLicenseShips: "Row the Boat Together" features a man from Tokyo who claims that he "used to handle a junk back home". Junks were Chinese, not Japanese.

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!!Associated !! Associated Tropes:

* AlbumTitleDrop: ''A Crazy Steal'' takes its title from a line in "Hello to To Romance".
* ArtisticLicenseShips: "Row the The Boat Together" features a man from Tokyo who claims that he "used to handle a junk back home". Junks were Chinese, not Japanese.



** Clarke retired from the music business in 1999 and was replaced by Carl Wayne, then finally Peter Howarth. They've recorded two albums with Howarth, which have largely been rejected by the fanbase for not sounding much like the Hollies.

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** Clarke retired from the music business in 1999 and was replaced by Carl Wayne, then finally Peter Howarth. They've recorded two albums with Howarth, which have largely been rejected by the fanbase fan-base for not sounding much like the Hollies.



* BornUnlucky: "King Midas In Reverse"
* CoverAlbum: ''Hollies Sing Dylan'', an album of Music/BobDylan covers, and ''Buddy Holly'', an album of Music/BuddyHolly covers. The group's first album, ''Stay with the Hollies'', contained 14 tracks, only one of which was an original composition.

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* BornUnlucky: "King Midas In Reverse"
Reverse".
* CoverAlbum: ''Hollies Sing Dylan'', an album of Music/BobDylan covers, and ''Buddy Holly'', an album of Music/BuddyHolly covers. The group's first album, ''Stay with the With The Hollies'', contained 14 tracks, only one of which was an original composition.



* CutAndPasteTranslation: Like most British groups of their era, the Hollies were subject to having their UK albums chopped and rearranged for the American market. Unlike the Beatles and the Stones, who eventually gained enough influence to put a stop to it, the Hollies saw this practice continue well into the 1970s. For instance, their US label did not even bother to release their 1976 albums ''Write On'' and ''Russian Roulette'' separately. Instead, they released ''Clarke, Hicks, Sylvester, Calvert, and Elliot'', which combined seemingly randomly picked songs from both albums - and then for good measure tossed in their cover of Music/BruceSpringsteen's "4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)", despite that song having already been released (even in the US) on their 1975 album ''Another Night''.
* TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt: "Very Last Day"

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* CutAndPasteTranslation: Like most British groups of their era, the Hollies were subject to having their UK albums chopped and rearranged for the American market. Unlike the Beatles and the Stones, who eventually gained enough influence to put a stop to it, the Hollies saw this practice continue well into the 1970s.1970's. For instance, their US label did not even bother to release their 1976 albums ''Write On'' and ''Russian Roulette'' separately. Instead, they released ''Clarke, Hicks, Sylvester, Calvert, and Elliot'', which combined seemingly randomly picked songs from both albums - and then for good measure tossed in their cover of Music/BruceSpringsteen's "4th of Of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)", despite that song having already been released (even in the US) on their 1975 album ''Another Night''.
* TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt: "Very Last Day"Day".



* LongRunnerLineUp: The lineup of Allan Clarke (lead vocals), Terry Sylvester (guitar, vocals), Tony Hicks (guitar, vocals), Bernie Calvert (bass), and Bobby Elliott (drums) qualifies under Type 5, lasting from 1968-1971 and 1973-1981.
* MarketBasedTitle: Most of their albums were retitled in their US editions with whatever their distributor felt was the most popular song on that album. The most blatant offender was ''Butterfly'', issued in the US as ''Dear Eloise/King Midas in Reverse''.

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* LongRunnerLineUp: The lineup of Allan Clarke (lead vocals), Terry Sylvester (guitar, vocals), Tony Hicks (guitar, vocals), Bernie Calvert (bass), and Bobby Elliott (drums) qualifies under Type 5, lasting from 1968-1971 and 1973-1981.
* MarketBasedTitle: Most of their albums were retitled in their US editions with whatever their distributor felt was the most popular song on that album. The most blatant offender was ''Butterfly'', issued in the US as ''Dear Eloise/King Midas in In Reverse''.



* NonAppearingTitle: ''Confessions of the Mind'' alone contains three of them: "Survival of the Fittest", "Confessions of a Mind", and "Separated". "I Wanna Shout" is an example also, depending on which version you come across. Some pressings list the title as "We Wanna Shout", which is the actual sung phrase.
** Other examples include "Crusader", "Lullaby to Tim", "Ye Olde Toffee Shoppe", "Postcard", "Elevated Observations", "Soldier's Dilemma", "Marigold Gloria Swansong", "Lizzie and the Rainman", "Rubber Lucy", "The Day That Curly Billy Shot Down Crazy Sam [=McGee=]", "Mexico Gold", "Hello Lady Goodbye", and "Soldier's Song".
* NotStayingForBreakfast: Happens to the singer in "Hello Lady Goodbye" when a long-term girlfriend breaks up with him this way, even going so far as to clean her clothes out of the closet and taking ''her favorite chair'' with her. The guy tries to get over it by having a one night stand with a woman he meets in a bar, then realizes he's found love again when the woman he took home with him last night is still there in the morning.
* RecordProducer: Ron Richards was the Hollies' [[Music/TheBeatles George Martin]].

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* NonAppearingTitle: ''Confessions of the Of The Mind'' alone contains three of them: "Survival of the Of The Fittest", "Confessions of a Of A Mind", and "Separated". "I Wanna Shout" is an example also, depending on which version you come across. Some pressings list the title as "We Wanna Shout", which is the actual sung phrase.
** Other examples include "Crusader", "Lullaby to To Tim", "Ye Olde Toffee Shoppe", "Postcard", "Elevated Observations", "Soldier's Dilemma", "Marigold Gloria Swansong", "Lizzie and the And The Rainman", "Rubber Lucy", "The Day That Curly Billy Shot Down Crazy Sam [=McGee=]", "Mexico Gold", "Hello Lady Goodbye", Goodbye" and "Soldier's Song".
* NotStayingForBreakfast: Happens to the singer in "Hello Lady Goodbye" when a long-term girlfriend breaks up with him this way, even going so far as to clean her clothes out of the closet and taking ''her favorite favourite chair'' with her. The guy tries to get over it by having a one night stand with a woman he meets in a bar, then realizes he's found love again when the woman he took home with him last night is still there in the morning.
* RecordProducer: Ron Richards was the The Hollies' [[Music/TheBeatles George Martin]].



* SomethingSomethingLeonardBernstein: It takes several listens to decipher all the lyrics to "Long Cool Woman (In a Black Dress)".
* StatuesqueStunner: "Long Cool Woman (In a Black Dress)"
* StepUpToTheMicrophone: During Graham Nash's days in the band, he and Allan Clarke pretty much split the lead vocals 50/50. When Nash left, Clarke took over as the primary singer, but other band members would get the occasional lead vocal. Terry Sylvester usually sang one or two songs per album, and Tony Hicks sang lead on "Pegasus", "Look at Life", and "Born a Man".
* UmbrellaOfTogetherness: "Bus Stop"
* VocalTagTeam: In the early days, Allan Clarke and Graham Nash would trade off lead vocals. For an example within a single song, "Carrie-Anne" features Nash, Tony Hicks, and Clarke each singing different parts of the song.

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* SomethingSomethingLeonardBernstein: It takes several listens to decipher all the lyrics to "Long Cool Woman (In a A Black Dress)".
* StatuesqueStunner: "Long Cool Woman (In a A Black Dress)"
Dress)".
* StepUpToTheMicrophone: During Graham Nash's days in the band, he and Allan Clarke pretty much split the lead vocals 50/50. When Nash left, Clarke took over as the primary singer, but other usually sang a few songs on each album. Other band members would also get the occasional lead vocal. Terry Sylvester usually sang one or two songs per album, and Tony Hicks sang lead vocals on "Pegasus", "Look at At Life", and "Born a Man".
A Man", as well as co-lead vocals on "Carrie Anne".
* UmbrellaOfTogetherness: "Bus Stop"
Stop".
* VocalTagTeam: In the early days, Allan Clarke and Graham Nash would sometimes trade off lead vocals. For an example within a single song, "Carrie-Anne" "Carrie Anne" features Nash, Tony Hicks, and Clarke each singing different parts of the song.
11th Apr '15 11:04:54 PM Mdumas43073
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* SomethingSomethingLeonardBernstein: It takes several listens to decipher all the lyrics to "Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress".

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* SomethingSomethingLeonardBernstein: It takes several listens to decipher all the lyrics to "Long Cool Woman in (In a Black Dress".Dress)".
* StatuesqueStunner: "Long Cool Woman (In a Black Dress)"
24th Jan '15 5:06:55 PM bluesno1fann
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[[caption-width-right:350:The Hollies in the late-60's. Clockwise from left: Allan Clarke, Graham Nash, Bernie Calvert, Tony Hicks and Bobby Elliot.]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:The Hollies in the late-60's. Clockwise from left: Allan Clarke, [[Music/CrosbyStillsNashAndYoung Graham Nash, Nash]], Bernie Calvert, Tony Hicks and Bobby Elliot.]]






* '''Graham Nash''' - guitar, backing and lead vocals (1962-1968, 1981, 1982-1984, 1993)

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* '''Graham Nash''' '''[[Music/CrosbyStillsNashAndYoung Graham Nash]]''' - guitar, backing and lead vocals (1962-1968, 1981, 1982-1984, 1993)



* BornUnlucky: "King Midas in Reverse"

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* BornUnlucky: "King Midas in In Reverse"
23rd Jan '15 6:10:06 PM bluesno1fann
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22nd Jan '15 2:39:14 PM Patachou
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'''The Hollies''' are an English rock and roll group, formed in [[UsefulNotes/FootballPopMusicAndFlatCaps Manchester]] in the early [[TheSixties 1960s]]. Named after Music/BuddyHolly, they became known for their their distinctive vocal harmony style, courtesy of lead vocalist Allan Clarke, and guitarist/vocalists Graham Nash and Tony Hicks, with Terry Sylvester taking over Nash's end of the harmonies after the latter departed the band. Though the Hollies didn't quite achieve the same level of success as their contemporaries Music/TheBeatles and Music/TheRollingStones, they had a wide variety of hit singles in their native England and enjoyed some success internationally. They had a few hits in the United States, but they are perhaps best known in that country for being the band that Graham Nash was in prior to [[Music/TheByrds Crosby,]] Stills, and Nash [[Music/NeilYoung (And Young)]]. The Hollies were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010.

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'''The Hollies''' are an English rock and roll group, formed in [[UsefulNotes/FootballPopMusicAndFlatCaps Manchester]] in the early [[TheSixties 1960s]]. Named after Music/BuddyHolly, they became known for their their distinctive vocal harmony style, courtesy of lead vocalist Allan Clarke, and guitarist/vocalists Graham Nash and Tony Hicks, with Terry Sylvester taking over Nash's end of the harmonies after the latter departed the band. Though the Hollies didn't quite achieve the same level of success as their contemporaries Music/TheBeatles and Music/TheRollingStones, they had a wide variety of hit singles in their native England and enjoyed some success internationally. They had a few hits in the United States, but they are perhaps best known in that country for being the band that Graham Nash was in prior to [[Music/TheByrds Crosby,]] Stills, and Nash [[Music/NeilYoung (And Young)]].Music/CrosbyStillsNashAndYoung. The Hollies were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010.
6th Dec '14 9:27:15 PM bluesno1fann
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'''The Hollies''' are an English rock and roll group, formed in [[UsefulNotes/FootballPopMusicAndFlatCaps Manchester]] in the early [[TheSixties 1960s]]. Named after Music/BuddyHolly, they became known for their their distinctive vocal harmony style, courtesy of lead vocalist Allan Clarke, and guitarist/vocalists Graham Nash and Tony Hicks, with Terry Sylvester taking over Nash's end of the harmonies after the latter departed the band. Though the Hollies didn't quite achieve the same level of success as their contemporaries Music/TheBeatles and Music/TheRollingStones, they had a wide variety of hit singles in their native England and enjoyed some success internationally. They had a few hits in the United States, but they are perhaps best known in that country for being the band that Graham Nash was in prior to [[Music/TheByrds Crosby,]] [[Music/BuffaloSpringfield Stills,]] and Nash [[Music/NeilYoung (And Young)]]. The Hollies were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010.

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'''The Hollies''' are an English rock and roll group, formed in [[UsefulNotes/FootballPopMusicAndFlatCaps Manchester]] in the early [[TheSixties 1960s]]. Named after Music/BuddyHolly, they became known for their their distinctive vocal harmony style, courtesy of lead vocalist Allan Clarke, and guitarist/vocalists Graham Nash and Tony Hicks, with Terry Sylvester taking over Nash's end of the harmonies after the latter departed the band. Though the Hollies didn't quite achieve the same level of success as their contemporaries Music/TheBeatles and Music/TheRollingStones, they had a wide variety of hit singles in their native England and enjoyed some success internationally. They had a few hits in the United States, but they are perhaps best known in that country for being the band that Graham Nash was in prior to [[Music/TheByrds Crosby,]] [[Music/BuffaloSpringfield Stills,]] Stills, and Nash [[Music/NeilYoung (And Young)]]. The Hollies were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010.
6th Dec '14 9:25:58 PM bluesno1fann
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The Hollies are an English rock and roll group, formed in [[UsefulNotes/FootballPopMusicAndFlatCaps Manchester]] in the early [[TheSixties 1960s]]. Named after Music/BuddyHolly, they became known for their their distinctive vocal harmony style, courtesy of lead vocalist Allan Clarke, and guitarist/vocalists Graham Nash and Tony Hicks, with Terry Sylvester taking over Nash's end of the harmonies after the latter departed the band. Though the Hollies didn't quite achieve the same level of success as their contemporaries Music/TheBeatles and Music/TheRollingStones, they had a wide variety of hit singles in their native England and enjoyed some success internationally. They had a few hits in the United States, but they are perhaps best known in that country for being the band that Graham Nash was in prior to Crosby, Stills, and Nash (And Young). The Hollies were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010.

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The Hollies '''The Hollies''' are an English rock and roll group, formed in [[UsefulNotes/FootballPopMusicAndFlatCaps Manchester]] in the early [[TheSixties 1960s]]. Named after Music/BuddyHolly, they became known for their their distinctive vocal harmony style, courtesy of lead vocalist Allan Clarke, and guitarist/vocalists Graham Nash and Tony Hicks, with Terry Sylvester taking over Nash's end of the harmonies after the latter departed the band. Though the Hollies didn't quite achieve the same level of success as their contemporaries Music/TheBeatles and Music/TheRollingStones, they had a wide variety of hit singles in their native England and enjoyed some success internationally. They had a few hits in the United States, but they are perhaps best known in that country for being the band that Graham Nash was in prior to Crosby, Stills, [[Music/TheByrds Crosby,]] [[Music/BuffaloSpringfield Stills,]] and Nash [[Music/NeilYoung (And Young).Young)]]. The Hollies were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010.
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