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Tremeloes and Marmalade stick

PUBLISHED: 18:03 28 August 2008 | UPDATED: 17:28 16 August 2010

TWO great groups from the super 1960s The Tremeloes and Marmalade will come together for a night of nostalgia and fabulous music next month.

TWO great groups from the super 1960s The Tremeloes and Marmalade will come together for a night of nostalgia and fabulous music next month.

The music extravaganza is due to take place at the Fairfield Halls, Croydon, on Thursday, September 4 at 8pm.

The Tremeloes have been touring since the early '60s and are still recognised as one of the UK's most successful rock bands.

With a string of numerous hits to their credit they regularly appeared in the UK singles chart from 1963 to 1971 enjoying success with such titles as Twist and Shout, Even The Bad Times Are Good, Here Comes My Baby, Call Me Number One, Suddenly You Love Me as well as the world-wide hit Silence is Golden.

Original band members, drummer Dave Munden and guitarist Rick Westwood, have been with the group since 1958 and were joined by Joe Gillingham on keyboard in 1987 and bassist Jeff Brown in 2005 making the current line-up.

Scottish band Marmalade were a sensation on the music scene from 1967 with hits including a cover version of the Beatles' Ob La Di, Ob-La-Da in 1968 which hit the top of the charts.

Other hits include Rainbow, My Little One, Loving Things and Reflections Of My Life, amongst others, gave them further UK hits right up to 1976 when Falling Apart at the Seams reached number 9 in the charts.

Marmalade's current line-up features original member Graham Knight on bass, Glenn Taylor on drums, Sandy Newman and Alan Holmes on guitar.

Tickets for The Tremeloes and Marmalade are £16.50 with a booking fee of £2.25 and are available from the box office on 020 8688 9291 or online at www.fairfield.co.uk.

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