From: London, England
The Tickle was a short-lived, obscure London based band that evolved out of the Bunch Of Fives and issued one single (the fantastic 'Subway (Smokey Pokey World)' b/w 'Good Evening') in late 1967. The only two known members of the ensemble were Mick Wayne (guitar, vocals) and Dave Stewart (keyboards), who co-wrote both songs on the record. After the group broke up, Stewart went on to become a member of Egg, while Wayne ended up forming Junior's Eyes, which backed David Bowie on his 1969 LP Space Oddity.
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Artist information sources include: The book, 'Tapestry of Delights Revisited' by Vernon Joynson and an article by Richie Unterberger at All Music Guide.
Subway (Smokey Pokey World)
(Original 45 Label: Regal Zonophone RZ 3004, A - November, 1967)