The EasyBeats UK
Who could forget the impact that ‘Friday On My Mind’ had on the charts when The EasyBeats burst on the UK scene in October 1966? The song went straight into the top ten and was followed by their second chart hit ‘Hello How Are You’. Other chart success followed around the world and in Australia `Easyfever’ developed that was very similar to ‘Beatlemania’.
‘Friday On My Mind’ was released in the UK on 14 October 1966. It reached #6 making it the group’s first big international hit. It also charted in multiple countries: #1 in Australia, #13 in Canada, #16 in the US, and the Top 10 in Germany, The Netherlands and France. The song sold over one million copies worldwide and was awarded a gold disc. Both songs were written by two of the members of the Easybeats: Scottish guitarist George Young and Dutch-born lead guitarist Harry Vanda who both went on to bigger things.
Vanda and Young also wrote many successful songs for other artistes. These included some wonderful hits including: ‘Love Is In The Air’ for John Paul Young and ‘Yesterday’s Hero’ also for Paul. This song later became a hit for The Bay City Rollers. When The EasyBeats lead singer Stevie Wright embarked on a solo career, Vanda and Young wrote and produced the evocative ‘Evie’ the three-part song split over two sides of a single. This was an instant classic hit in many countries. Vanda & Young also went onto produce the first six albums for AC/DC.
EasyBeats UK capture the iconic sound of ‘Friday On Mind’, ‘Hello How Are You’ and other EasyBeats songs plus so many hits by other artistes from the sixties and seventies in their sensational 2-hour `Friday On My Mind` Sixties and Seventies Tribute show.
Get a `Ticket to ride` back to the most influential, high energy decades in pop music history. You will love hearing all those powerful melodies once again played by these five very experienced musicians who have an instant rapport with their audiences.
“Great Music…” “Great Fun… “Full of Nostalgia…”
Welcome to the EasyBeats’ Website
Hi and welcome to the EasyBeats’ website. Please put your feet up, grab a coffee and have a browse round our site.
The Ultimate Sixties Tribute Band
Planning a 60s party or corporate event? Please visit our Contact Page or give the EasyBeats a call on: 07768 337625 for details of the ultimate Sixties Tribute Band.
The EasyBeats’ Gigs
Please join our mailing list or subscribe to our Blog if you would like to receive details of upcoming EasyBeats’ gigs near you.
Here are some of the reasons the EasyBeats are the ultimate 60s Tribute band:
The EasyBeats are all great musicians and singers who have played 60s hits in bands for most of their musical careers.
The EasyBeats play a comprehensive selection of 60s dance hits from all the top 60s acts from 1960 to the end of 1969.
We play classic 60s hits non-stop to keep everyone partying all night. We can also provide recorded dance music in the break between our sets.
Fully Equipped Band
The EasyBeats have all the professional equipment needed to play any venue including lights and DJ equipment to play music between our sets.