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The Move was one of the leading British rock bands of the 60 's of the previous century. The band scored nine Top 20 hit singles in the United Kingdom in five years, but achieved no success in the United States. [2[3]

Although bassist-singer Chris "Ace" Kefford was the original leader, is The Move for most of their careers led by guitarist, singer and songwriter Roy Wood. He wrote all British singles of the Group and sang the lead vocals on many songs from 1968, although Carl Wayne to 1970 was the main lead singer. Originally the band had four singers (Wayne, Wood, Trevor Burton and Kefford). [2]

The Move arose from a number of bands from Birmingham, including Carl Wayne and the Vikings, the Nightriders and the Mayfair Set. In 1965, the original line-up consisted of Wood, drummer Bev Bevan, bassist Kefford, vocalist Carl Wayne and guitarist Burton. [1the final occupation in 1972, the trio consisted of Wood, Bevan andJeff Lynne, who turned to the group Electric Light Orchestra. Bevan and Burton Act since 2007 as "The Move featuring Bev Bevan and Trevor Burton '.

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[hide]*1 discography

Discography[Edit]Edit

Studio albums[Edit]Edit

Year Name
1968 The Move
1970
  • Shazam
  • Looking On
1971 Message from the Country

Extended play[Edit]Edit

Year Album
1969 Something Else from The Move

Singles[Edit]Edit

Year Name
1966
  • Night of fear
1967
1968
1969
  • Curly
1970
  • Brontosaurus
  • When Alice comes back to the farm
1971
  • Ella James
  • Tonight
  • Chinatown
1972
  • California man
  • Do ya

Radio 2 Top 2000[Edit]Edit

Number (s) with markings

in the Radio 2 Top 2000

' 99 ' 00 ' 01 ' 02 ' 03 ' 04 ' 05 ' 06 ' 07 ' 08 ' 09 ' 10 ' 11 ' 12 ' 13
Blackberry way 1905 1589 1857 1960 1999 - - - - - - - - - -
Fire brigade - 1962 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Flowers in the rain 1902 1768 1849 - - 1969 - - - - - - - - -
I can hear the grass grow - 1990 - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Occupation[Edit]Edit

1965 – 1968
  • Carl Wayne– vocals
  • Roy Wood: guitar, vocals
  • Trevor Burton: guitar, vocals
  • Chris ' Ace ' Kefford: bass guitar, vocals
  • Bev Bevan: drums, vocals
1968 – 1969
  • Carl Wayne– vocals
  • Roy Wood: guitar, vocals
  • Trevor Burton– bass guitar, guitar, vocals
  • Bev Bevan: drums, vocals

with:

  • Richard Tandy: keyboards (live and the single "Blackberry Way"), bass guitar (briefly incident for an injured Trevor Burton)
1969
  • Carl Wayne– vocals
  • Roy Wood: guitars, keyboards, vocals
  • Rick Price-bass, vocals
  • Bev Bevan: drums, vocals
1969 – 1970
  • Roy Wood: guitar, saxophone, flute, vocals
  • Jeff Lynne: guitar, piano, vocals
  • Rick Price-bass, vocals
  • Bev Bevan: drums, vocals
1971 – 1972
  • Roy Wood: guitar, saxophone, flute, bass guitar, vocals
  • Jeff Lynne: guitar, piano, vocals
  • Bev Bevan: drums, vocals
  • Richard Tandy-bass guitar, guitar
  • Bill Hunt: woodwinds, horns, keyboards
2004 – 2007
  • Phil Bates: guitar, vocals
  • Trevor Burton: guitar, vocals
  • Neil Lockwood: keyboards, vocals
  • Phil Tree: bass guitar, vocals
  • Bev Bevan: drums
2007 – present
  • Phil Tree: bass guitar, zamg
  • Trevor Burton: guitar, vocals
  • Neil Lockwood: keyboards, vocals
  • Gordon Healer: guitar, vocals
  • Bev Bevan: drums

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