• Patti & Terry

    Patti Brook & The Diamonds (3) (Wakefield, England)


    Personnel :

    Patti Brook

    Terry Webster (Brook)


    Discography :

    1960 - Since You’ve Been Gone / That’s The Way It’s Gonna Be (Pye 15300)


    Biography :

    Patti Brook came from Wakefield in Yorkshire. Patti joined  her brother Terry Webster (Brook), Terry McAvoy and Phil Bonner in the "Jack O’ Diamonds" Skiffle group in 1958 leading to an appearance on The Caroll Levis Discoveries TV talent show in 1959. In 1960, the original group was disbanded and the line-up includes only Brother Terry (Guitar) with Patti.

    The "Jack O’ Diamonds" (1959)

    They win the "Vocal Group of the year" as Patti Brook and the Diamonds in 1960. The 1959 winners were Emile Ford and The Checkmates setting them on their road to fame. And while Patti Brook & The Diamonds never achieved the same amount of fame as Emile, he helped Patti Brook by getting the group with his agency the Grade/Delfont organisation and on his many tours.

    "Vocal Group Of The Year" 1960 with Emile Ford (1959 winner)                          Patti Brook

    Emile Ford produced Their first record at Pye and his Checkmates played on the session. Patti Brook & The Diamonds cut "Since You’ve Been Gone" b/w "That’s The Way It’s Gonna Be" in 1960. Patti later made solo records at Pye produced by Tony Hatch.

    Songs :

    Since You’ve Been Gone

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