circa 1965 - 1969 Source Broadgate Gnome http://www.broadgategnome.co.uk/bands-p.htm / Rex Brough / Dean Nelson
Line up: Martin Cure (vocals), Roy Albrighton (guitar), Graham Amos (bass), Paul Wilkinson(drums).
(Steve James -Guitar (original guitarist) / Terry Wyatt - Guitar - both left replaced by Albrighton and became the Peeps
"The Peeps formed in 1965, in Coventry, at the Holyhead Youth Centre, run by the father of their original guitarist - Steve
Previously The Sabres the band cut 5 good singles for Philips and toured extensively in Europe, where they had a loyal following.
Jimi Hendrix supported the Peeps at York University and a year later the roles were reversed in Sweden by which time Jimi was huge in the UK. The Peeps did loads of tours in Scandinavia
They Added Terry Howells (ex- Ray King Soul Band) on organ in 1968 and cut a number of tracks in Radio Luxembourg Studios, with Albert Hammond producing ( session cornet was played by
Also called themselves The Peypes and Martin Cure And The Peeps.
With addition of a keyboard player they became Rainbows in 1969.
Martin Cure went on to be vocalist in the reformed Cupid's Inspiration in 1971 andlater Chevy. "Martin Cure- who before Cupids Inspiration and then Chevy, was the vocalist with such bands as The Peeps, Rainbows and Still life, set up good time R&B band The Rogues and he still performs with them today. He is the owner of P.A. Company “Cable P.A.” and with some of his old friends occasionally does Cupid’s Inspiration gigs." Bob Poole
A:Now Is The Time / B:Got Plenty Of Love (Philips BF1421 1965)
A:What Can I Say / B:Don't Talk About Love (Philips BF1443 1965)
A:Gotta Get A Move On / B:I Told You Before (Philips BF1478 1966)
A:Tra La La/ B:Loser Wins (Philips BF 1509 1966)
As Martin Cure And The Peeps :
A:I Can Make The Rain Fall Up / B:It's All Over Now (Philips BF1605 1967) (written by Hazelwood / Hammond)
Tracks found on Compilation CDs