The Boys

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The Boys were a quartet from London's Kentish Town who got together in 1963 and made their debut a year later, backing Sandra Barry on her single "Really Gonna Shake" b/w "When We Get Married" on Decca,…
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The Boys were a quartet from London's Kentish Town who got together in 1963 and made their debut a year later, backing Sandra Barry on her single "Really Gonna Shake" b/w "When We Get Married" on Decca, before cutting their only official release, "It Ain't Fair b/w "I Want You" for Pye that same year. Their line-up consisted of Reg King on vocals, Alan King on guitar, Mike Evans on bass, and Roger Powell on drums--they had a good, smooth r&b influenced pop-rock sound, with a pretty bold attack on their instruments. By 1965, they'd renamed and revamped themselves as The Action and jumped to Parlophone, where George Martin took them under his wing.