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The Action

The Action
Formed: 1965 in London, England
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90 Ratings
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Disbanded: 1967
Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Reg King, Roger Powell, Martin Stone, Pete Watson, Ian Whiteman, Alan "Bam" King, Mike Evans
Biography: After the Beatles, the Action were the most impressive band signed to EMI by George Martin during the mid-'60s. That they never managed to chart a single in the space of two years with the label, even as lesser bands sold tens of thousands of records with seemingly no effort, is one of those great ironies ...Read full biography
Rolled Gold
Released: 2002
Label: Parasol
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The term "lost classic" is applied liberally and often erroneously to unreleased recordings that resurface years later in a maelstrom of hype. However, for the forgotten mod rock also-rans the Action, ...Read full review