History Music / TheHollies

19th Apr '18 6:30:57 PM bt8257
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* DistractedByTheSexy: "Long Cool Woman (in a Black Dress)". An FBI agent is about to signal a raid on a BadGuyBar but the eponymous woman catches his eye:
-->''With just one look I was a bad mess\\
cause that long cool woman [[HelloNurse had it all]]''

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* DistractedByTheSexy: "Long Cool Woman (in in a Black Dress)".Dress". An FBI agent is about to signal a raid on a BadGuyBar but the eponymous woman catches his eye:
-->''With just one look look, I was a bad mess\\
cause 'cause that long cool woman [[HelloNurse had it all]]''
19th Apr '18 6:29:49 PM bt8257
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** Clarke retired 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 fan-base for not sounding much like the Hollies.

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** Clarke retired 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 fan-base fanbase for not sounding much like the Hollies.
23rd Mar '18 9:31:00 PM Andooks
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* DistractedByTheSexy: "Long Cool Woman (in a Black Dress)". An FBI agent is about to signal a raid on a BadGuyBar but the eponymous woman catches his eye:
-->''With just one look I was a bad mess\\
cause that long cool woman [[HelloNurse had it all]]''
17th Mar '18 11:18:16 PM bt8257
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* SelfTitledAlbum: They had two separate albums called ''Hollies'', released in 1965 and 1974. The latter is often referred to as ''Hollies '74'' to avoid confusion. The 1979 album ''5317704'' also counts, since in 7-segment font this spells "hOLLIES" upside-down, and the album art reflects this.

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* SelfTitledAlbum: They had two separate albums called ''Hollies'', released in 1965 and 1974. The latter is often referred to as ''Hollies '74'' to avoid confusion. The 1979 album ''5317704'' also counts, since in 7-segment font this spells "hOLLIES" upside-down, and upside-down; the album art reflects this.



* StatuesqueStunner: "Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress".

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* StatuesqueStunner: "Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress".Dress"
17th Mar '18 11:15:59 PM bt8257
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[[caption-width-right:350:The Hollies in the late-60's. Clockwise from left: Allan Clarke, [[Music/CrosbyStillsNashAndYoung Graham Nash]], Bernie Calvert, Tony Hicks and Bobby Elliot.]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:The Hollies in the late-60's. late-'60s. Clockwise from left: Allan Clarke, [[Music/CrosbyStillsNashAndYoung Graham Nash]], Bernie Calvert, Tony Hicks and Hicks, Bobby Elliot.]]
7th Mar '18 9:37:58 PM bt8257
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* RecordProducer: Ron Richards was The Hollies' [[Music/TheBeatles George Martin]].

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* RecordProducer: Ron Richards was The Hollies' their [[Music/TheBeatles George Martin]].
7th Mar '18 9:37:20 PM bt8257
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* BellyDancer: "Stop! Stop! Stop!" is about a man who is so obsessed with a belly dancer that he tries to grab her in the middle of her performance.

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* BellyDancer: "Stop! Stop! Stop!" is about a man who is so obsessed with a belly dancer that he tries to grab her in the middle of her performance.
7th Mar '18 1:56:22 PM bt8257
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* 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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* 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''.
7th Mar '18 1:55:03 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 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 in a Black Dress" by The Hollies, as "A Long Black Woman In A 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."



'''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 [[LongRunners they are still going to this day]] - albeit [[TheBandMinusTheFace without]] [[FaceOfTheBand without Allan Clarke]], who retired in 2000.



* Peter Arnesen - keyboard, synthesizer, vocals (1979-1983)
* Paul Bliss - keyboard, synthesizer, vocals (1978-1983, 1990-1991)
* Bernie Calvert - bass, piano, keyboard (1966-1981)

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* Peter Arnesen - keyboard, synthesizer, vocals (1979-1983)
(1979–83)
* Paul Bliss - keyboard, synthesizer, vocals (1978-1983, 1990-1991)
(1978–83, 1990–91)
* Bernie Calvert - bass, piano, keyboard (1966-1981)(1966–81)



* '''Allan Clarke''' - lead vocals, guitar, harmonica (1962-1971, 1973-1977, 1978-1999)
* Alan Coates - guitar, vocals, banjo (1981-2004)
* ''Bobby Elliot'' - drums, percussion (1963-Present)
* Denis Haines - keyboard (1983-1990)
* '''Eric Haydock''' - bass (1962-1966, 1981)
* ''Tony Hicks'' - guitar, backing and lead vocals, banjo, mandolin, bass, sitar, keyboard (1963-Present)
* ''Peter Howarth'' - lead vocals, guitar (2004-Present)
* ''Steve Lauri'' - guitar, vocals (2004-Present)
* '''[[Music/CrosbyStillsNashAndYoung Graham Nash]]''' - guitar, backing and lead vocals (1962-1968, 1981, 1982-1984, 1993)
* ''Ian Parker'' - keyboard, woodwinds, vocals (1991-Present)
* '''Don Rathbone''' - drums (1962-1963)
* Mikael Rickfors - lead vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, harmonica, percussion (1971-1973)
* '''Vic Steele''' - guitar (1962-1963)
* ''Ray Stiles'' - bass, vocals (1986-1990, 1991-Present)
* Steve Stroud - bass (1981-1986, 1990-1991, 1996)
* Terry Sylvester - guitar, backing and lead vocals (1969-1981)
* Carl Wayne - lead vocals (2000-2004, died 2004)
* Pete Wingfield - keyboard, synthesizer (1974-1977)

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* '''Allan Clarke''' - lead vocals, guitar, harmonica (1962-1971, 1973-1977, 1978-1999)
(1962–71, 1973–77, 1978–99)
* Alan Coates - guitar, vocals, banjo (1981-2004)
(1981–2004)
* ''Bobby Elliot'' - drums, percussion (1963-Present)
(1963–present)
* Denis Haines - keyboard (1983-1990)
(1983–90)
* '''Eric Haydock''' - bass (1962-1966, (1962–66, 1981)
* ''Tony Hicks'' - guitar, backing and lead vocals, banjo, mandolin, bass, sitar, keyboard (1963-Present)
(1963–present)
* ''Peter Howarth'' - lead vocals, guitar (2004-Present)
(2004–present)
* ''Steve Lauri'' - guitar, vocals (2004-Present)
(2004–present)
* '''[[Music/CrosbyStillsNashAndYoung Graham Nash]]''' - guitar, backing and lead vocals (1962-1968, (1962–68, 1981, 1982-1984, 1982–84, 1993)
* ''Ian Parker'' - keyboard, woodwinds, vocals (1991-Present)
(1991–present)
* '''Don Rathbone''' - drums (1962-1963)
(1962–63)
* Mikael Rickfors - lead vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, harmonica, percussion (1971-1973)
(1971–73)
* '''Vic Steele''' - guitar (1962-1963)
(1962–63)
* ''Ray Stiles'' - bass, vocals (1986-1990, 1991-Present)
(1986–90, 1991–present)
* Steve Stroud - bass (1981-1986, 1990-1991, (1981–86, 1990–91, 1996)
* Terry Sylvester - guitar, backing and lead vocals (1969-1981)
(1969–81)
* Carl Wayne - lead vocals (2000-2004, (2000–04, died 2004)
* Pete Wingfield - keyboard, synthesizer (1974-1977)
(1974–77)



* 1964 - ''Stay With The Hollies''

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* 1964 - ''Stay With The the Hollies''



* 1964 - ''In The Hollies Style''

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* 1964 - ''In The the Hollies Style''



* 1970 - ''Confessions Of The Mind''

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* 1970 - ''Confessions Of The of the Mind''



* 1973 - ''Out On The Road''

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* 1973 - ''Out On The on the Road''




* 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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\n* 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 fan-base 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 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.
* CrossReferencedTitles: The band followed up their album ''Hollies Sing Dylan'', a Music/BobDylan covers album, with ''Hollies Sing Hollies'', an album containing entirely original compositions.
* 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 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 July, Asbury Park (Sandy)", despite that song having already been released (even in the US) on their 1975 album ''Another Night''.

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* BornUnlucky: "King Midas In 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 the Hollies'', contained 14 tracks, only one of which was an original composition.
* CrossReferencedTitles: The band followed up their album ''Hollies Sing Dylan'', a Music/BobDylan covers cover album, with ''Hollies Sing Hollies'', an album containing entirely original compositions.
* 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 1970's.TheSeventies. 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''.



* 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".

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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" and "Soldier's Song".



* 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 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 Life", and "Born A Man", as well as co-lead vocals on "Carrie Anne".

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* SomethingSomethingLeonardBernstein: It takes several listens to decipher all the lyrics to "Long Cool Woman (In A in a Black Dress)".
Dress".
* StatuesqueStunner: "Long Cool Woman (In A in a Black Dress)".
Dress".
* StepUpToTheMicrophone: During Graham Nash's days in the band, he 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 a Man", as well as co-lead vocals on "Carrie Anne".



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."''"
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