Years: October, 1965 - 1966
Styles: Mod Rock, Pop Rock
Jeff Dean - Drums, Percussion (in band: 1965 - 1966)
Frank DIxon - Vocals (in band: 1965 - 1966)
Kevan Foggerty - Guitar, Vocals (in band: 1965 - 1966)
Clive Griffiths - Bass Guitar (in band: 1965 - 1966)
Ollie Halsall - Vibraphone (in band: 1965 - 1966)
Chris Holmes - Keyboards (in band: 1965 - 1966)
The Take 5 formed in 1965 in Southport, when vibraphone player (later guitarist) Ollie Halsall (born Peter John Halsal); pianist, organist Chris Holmes (born Christopher Noel Holmes); and lead guitar and vocalist Kevan Fogarty; joined with bassist Clive Griffths, vocalist Frank Dixon and drummer Jeff Dean.
The band turned professional and went to London in October 1966. They were soon working on package tours with The Kinks, The Small Faces, Tommy Quickly, and Lou Christie, as well as having a residency at the Whisky A Go Go. They then added the US singer Richard Henry, and the band changed their name to Timebox, an American term for a prison cell.
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