Mike Smith’s powerful, soulful vocals helped put the Dave Clark Five right up against the Beatles. So why doesn’t he get more respect?
“Bricklayer” may not seem flattering at first glance, but we mean it as a great compliment. These ten drummers can always be relied upon to provide a solid foundation for their showier bandmates.
Tom Petty called The Gants “the Mississippi Beatles.” But various bits of bad luck kept them from breaking through.
Arlene “Charlie” Smith met Mike Smith of the DC5 back in the 60s. Their unique story picked up again in the 90s. She shares it with us.