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The Hollies

The long-running and mightily adaptable Hollies are one of the most beloved bands to have emerged from the British beat-group boom that remade pop and rock in the first half of the 1960s. Though less of a songwriting force than The Beatles -- a stance that would figure into founding member Graham Nash's eventual decision to leave and throw in his lot with David Crosby and Stephen Stills -- the Hollies produced many grand singles and a number of albums that are deeply treasured by connoisseurs of the era. The Manchester-bred quintet's early U.K. hits were watery versions of American R&B discs such as Maurice Williams and the Zodiac's "Stay" and Doris Troy's "Just One Look." When they began melding their vocal harmonies with more thumping band sounds and songs that better reflected their distinctly English sensibility, the Hollies' records became something truly special. Writer-for-hire Graham Gouldman (who also gave "Heart Full of Soul" to the Yardbirds and later became a focal point of 10cc) provided unstoppable smashes like "Bus Stop" and "Look Through Any Window," which snugly fit in the band's repertoire alongside originals such as "Carrie Anne" and "Pay You Back With Interest... See More

The Hollies Concert Films

  • Look Through Any Window (Part 1)

    The Hollies

    Year: 2009

    Runtime: 1 hr 24 min

    The Hollies were one of the most successful British groups of the sixties and early seventies and have continued to perform up to the present day. Look Through Any Window tells the story of their peak years from 1963 to 1975 when the band clocked up 27 UK Top 40 singles, 17 of which were Top 10s. They were also part of the British Invasion led by the Beatles that stormed the US charts in the sixties and scored hit singles in many other countries around the world.
     
     
  • Look Through Any Window (Part 2)

    The Hollies

    Year: 2009

    Runtime: 41 min

    The Hollies were one of the most successful British groups of the sixties and early seventies and have continued to perform up to the present day. Look Through Any Window tells the story of their peak years from 1963 to 1975 when the band clocked up 27 UK Top 40 singles, 17 of which were Top 10s. They were also part of the British Invasion led by the Beatles that stormed the US charts in the sixties and scored hit singles in many other countries around the world.
     
     

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