Manfred Mann was an English rock band, formed in London and lasting from to The group was named after their keyboardist Manfred Mann , who later led the successful s group Manfred Mann's Earth Band. The group was regularly in the UK charts in the s. Gigging throughout late and early , they soon attracted attention for their distinctive sound.
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We have extended our working area and include some gigs further south as far as Banbury so keep a check on the gig list, we're having enquiries from all over the UK. Some shows are now in place and will once again include the very talented Stanley Fuller who has been given the job of lead vocalist and will still add his 'Four Seasons', 'Beach Boys' and 'Bee Gees' et al to our vastly growing repertoire, along with songs that he wasn't able to include in the old line up. Rest assured he'll be back whenever he feels up to it. On drums we continue to have our friend and long standing road crew member, Arthur Sas, who himself has endured some health problems, but we keep going. We will make some recordings in due course and get a CD out for those who are patiently waiting, but when it finally arrives , I can promise that it will have been worth the wait. We will of course keep people informed on our Facebook page where we chat regularly to our wonderful followers.
So Manfred Lubowitz moved to Britain. He began to write for Jazz News under the pseudonym, Manfred Manne. In time he shortened his adopted surname to Mann. In he met Mike Hugg at a holiday camp at Clacton-on-Sea. They decided to start a band and named it the Mann-Hugg Blues Brothers.
Between and , the band that bore his name had an astonishing 13 Top 10 singles in the UK, making them one of the most popular acts of an era in which The Beatles , Rolling Stones and The Who were all contemporaries. Born in Johannesburg, Manfred Mann his real name is Manfred Lubowitz; the stage surname came from jazz drummer Shelly Manne had started off playing in South African jazz clubs, before relocating to the UK in But nobody wanted to know. We were getting nowhere, and decided to make the music more accessible.