Dagenham guitarists Vince Nichols and Kevin Sheehan, sharing a passion for
American R'n'B, formed rock band The Boys.
Sean Buckley joined them a year later, closely followed by drummer Dave
Simmonds, also a Dagenhamite, and
bass-player Colin 'Doc' Banyard from Elm Park. With this line-up the
Breadcrumbs were formed.
professional in 1965, and managed by Kenny Johnson, in whose Stratford E.15.
pub "The Two Puddings" they held a
long-term residency, the band worked London pubs and clubs and toured
extensively in concert, supporting The Kinks, The Who, The Animals, The
Pretty Things, Manfred Mann, Jerry Lee Lewis, Them, P.J.Proby and many
auditioning for Shel Talmy, their first record 'It Hurts Me When I Cry/
Everybody Knows', engineered by Glyn Johns and featuring Jimmy Page, was
released on Stateside.
with a name-change to The Sean Buckley Set, they travelled further afield,
Spending long periods in Frankfurt, Copenhagen,Lyons, Avignon and Munich,
where an album of covers,'Hithouse Hits', was cut for Polydor.
The band split
in 1967, the Breadcrumbs scattering to find bread in other arenas, though
mostly still involved in music.
Sean and Vince re-united, using percussion and acoustic guitar to form the
duo Buckley, who were taken on by the Tremelos management company, Gale
'Billy Boy/ The Higher the Fewer' came out on Bell Records.
Colin Banyard (bass)
Sean Buckley (vocals)
Vince Nichols (guitar, vocals)
Kevin Sheehan (guitar, vocals)
Dave Simmonds (drums)
unknown brass section
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02. Shapes Of Things (McCarty/Relf/Samwell-Smith) 2.21
03. Sounds Of Silence (Simon) 3.13
04. I Fought The Law (Curtis) 2.18
05. Listen People (Gouldman) 3.13
06. Keep On Running (Edwards) 2.52
07. Soulsville U.S.A. (Floyd/Cropper) 3.13
08. These Boots Are Made For Walking (Hazelwood) 2.40
09. Get Out Off My Life Woman (Toussaint) 3.04
10. I Got You (I Feel Good) (Brown) 2.47
11. Uptight (Wonder) 3.27
12. Michelle (Lennon/McCartney) 2.30
13. Jenny Take A Ride (Crewe/Johnson/Penniman) 3.55
14. To Whom It Concerns (Andrews) 2.42