The Hollies, are a pop-rock group from Manchester, England. In 1966 they charted their first of 6 Billboard Hot 100, Top 10 hits…BUS STOP on Imperial Records. The single charted at #5 on the Hot 100 in the US and remained on the chart for 14 weeks. Members of the group in 1966 included: Allan Clarke, vocals…Graham Nash…Tony Hicks, Eric Haydock and Bobby Elliott. Haydock left The Hollies in 1966 and was replaced by Bernie Calvert. Nash left in 1968 to join David Crosby and Stephen Stills, he was replaced by Terry Sylvester.
Other Hot 100 Top 10 hits include: STOP STOP STOP in 1966, #7…CARRIE-ANNE in 1967, #9…HE AIN’T HEAVY, HE’S MY BROTHER in 1969, #7…LONG COOL WOMAN (In A Black Dress) in 1972, #2 and…THE AIR THAT I BREATHE in 1974, #6.
The Hollies were one of the top hit makers of the mid-60s through the early 1970s and charted 23 Billboard Hot 100 hits in the US between 1964 and 1983.
CLICK ON THE TITLE…THE HOLLIES ARE SINGING…THEIR HUGE HIT…”BUST STOP”
Till the next time—Joe