The lineup for the primarily instrumental band consisted of Pete "Buzz" Miller (guitar), Tony Webster (rhythm guitar), Mac McIntyre (saxophone), Lloyd Baker (piano), Johnny Larke (electric bass), and Geoff Moss (acoustic bass). Peter is Head of Expressive Arts at a Norfolk School and also Creative Director of Norfolk Music Publishing Ltd. One of his main projects for NMPL was ‘Lonely Is The Night’ which contains music used by McDonalds and music used in the 2019 cinema release ‘Spider In The Web’. From about 1962, the group were also noted for their use of coordinated Vox Phantom guitars on stage. One of Peter’s earliest memories is selling programmes to people queuing around The Windmill Theatre to see the likes of George Formby. Their biggest hit, "Can Can 62" reached the British singles chart in 1962. Peter Jay Audio Post is a post production / mixing facility north of Detroit. Find out more about our use of this data. Start the wiki. Production of recordings for international release and broadcast. Peter Jay. Read Full Biography. Peter Jay formed the group while studying at Norwich College. Peter Jay and the Jaywalkers signed a recording deal with Decca Records in 1962. Great Yarmouth Some user-contributed text on this page is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. [10] Miller moved to San Francisco in the mid-1970s, and has since recorded with his band, the Wildcats, as well as collaborating with other musicians in ventures such as "Shig & Buzz". Their first record, a rocked-up version of the can-can music from Offenbach's Orpheus in the Underworld, produced by Joe Meek at Decca's studios in Hampstead and entitled "Can Can 62", rose to #31 after entering the UK chart in November 1962. They also appeared on national TV shows including Ready Steady Go! Let us know what you think of the Last.fm website. Leave feedback. By 1964, the band had not reentered the Top 40 and as the initial success of "Can Can 62" waned, they were dropped by Decca and signed with the Piccadilly label, a subsidiary of Pye Records. Their biggest hit, "Can Can 62" reached the British singles chart in 1962. The group toured with The Beatles and The Rolling Stones before disbanding in 1966. Norfolk music publishing supports song writers, composers and musicians giving  assistance with musical arrangements and rehearsals. [5] Miller left in 1965, and was replaced by guitarist Terry Reid. Currently seeking: Band to Join, Vocalist, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar and more.I started playing the violin when I was 6 years old and haven't stopped since then. [2] The band never contained the unusual set-up of an acoustic and electric bass, just two electric basses. [4][5] The group were a popular live act and were chosen as a support act to the Beatles on their UK tour in November and December 1963. Pete Miller became a solo artist, releasing the single "Baby I Got News for You" (credited as "Miller") in 1965, with backing by Peter Frampton and other members of The Herd. In late 1963 the band landed the high-profile gig as a support act to the Beatles and made a few television appearances in the U.K. on such popular music shows as Ready Steady Go. peter jay's profile including the latest music, albums, songs, music videos and more updates. Born in Norfolk, England in 1944, drummer Peter Jay formed the Jaywalkers while attending Norwich College in 1960. Let us know what you think of the Last.fm website. and Thank Your Lucky Stars. Born in Norfolk, England in 1944, drummer Peter Jay formed the Jaywalkers while attending Norwich College in 1960. Leave feedback. Go directly to shout page. Listen to music from Peter Jay like Paradise Garden, Just Too Late & more. Scrobbling is when Last.fm tracks the music you listen to and automatically adds it to your music profile. Read about our approach to external linking. A number of Peter’s compositions feature in other Musica Britannica releases. He also took over the lease of the Tower Circus in Blackpool in 1983. They had a minor hit with Can Can '62 in 1962 but had very little success thereafter. The group toured with The Beatles and The Rolling Stones before disbanding in 1966. We don’t have any upcoming events for this artist right now. [1] He played drums; other band members were Pete "Buzz" Miller, Tony Webster (rhythm guitar), Mac McIntyre (tenor sax and flute), Lloyd Baker (piano and baritone sax), Geoff Moss (bass guitar) and Johnny Larke (bass guitar). 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Peter Jay and the Jaywalkers were a British instrumental beat group in the early 1960s. Listen to music from Peter Jay & The Jaywalkers like Can Can 62 and What's Easy for Two Is Hard for One. In the 1980s and 90s Peter played in several bands and had a recording contract with Epic Records and, with his band, recorded John Peel sessions for BBC Radio 1. In 1965, guitarist Terry Reid joined the band, taking over for original guitarist Pete Miller. Connect your Spotify account to your Last.fm account and scrobble everything you listen to, from any Spotify app on any device or platform. A lifetime voting member of the Recording Academy and active participant in the GRAMMY® Awards. Jay changed the name of the band to reflect the personnel shift to the New Jaywalkers and joined a package tour of the U.K. featuring the Rolling Stones and the Yardbirds, among others. He then concentrated on songwriting and worked as a session musician, before re-emerging as "Big Boy Pete" in early 1968 with the single "Cold Turkey", a track which was later anthologised as an example of freakbeat and covered by The Damned. The lineup for the primarily instrumental band consisted of Pete "Buzz" Miller (guitar),… Javascript is required to view shouts on this page. Let us know what you think of the Last.fm website. He was a little too good. [6], The group moved to Piccadilly Records in 1964 and released several further singles, with little commercial success. Peter Jay and the Jaywalkers were a British instrumental beat group in the early 1960s. Peter Jay and the Jaywalkers were a British instrumental beat group in the early 1960s. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Peter Jay & The Jaywalkers. A new version of Last.fm is available, to keep everything running smoothly, please reload the site. About. Early 60's U K band lead by Peter Jay with Peter Miller, Tony Webster, Mac Mcintyre Lloyd Baker, Geoff Moss and Johnny Lark. The group toured with both The Beatles and The Rolling Stones before disbanding in 1966. Since his father's death in 1985, he has continued to own and manage the Yarmouth Hippodrome. See actions taken by the people who manage and post content. The lineup for the primarily instrumental band consisted of Pete "Buzz" Miller (guitar),… + Follow Artist Born in Norfolk, England in 1944, drummer Peter Jay formed the Jaywalkers while attending Norwich College in 1960. Born in Norfolk, England in 1944, drummer Peter Jay formed the Jaywalkers while attending Norwich College in 1960. The lineup for the primarily instrumental band consisted of Pete "Buzz" Miller (guitar), Tony Webster (rhythm guitar), Mac McIntyre (saxophone), Lloyd Baker (piano), Johnny Larke (electric bass), and Geoff Moss (acoustic bass). Peter Jay: Musician in Boston, Massachusetts. Do you know any background info about this artist? He has also published an autobiography, Jaywalking. Norfolk Music Publishing Ltd Their biggest hit, "Can Can 62" reached the British singles chart in 1962. Unique Hand Designed Art and Apparel For You including T-Shirts, Hoodies, and Paintings 6, Hall Quay Let us know what you think of the Last.fm website. [6], In the late 1970s, Peter Jay, together with his father, purchased the Hippodrome in Great Yarmouth, and gradually restored it as a theatre and circus venue with a circular performing area which could be lowered to reveal a swimming pool. Go directly to shout page. NR30 1HX, paul@arthuralexander.co.uk Urban Things (Special Edition 8D Audio Version), Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Without any further chart success, the group disbanded in late 1966. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. Some user-contributed text on this page is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. Their biggest hit, "Can Can 62", was produced by Joe Meek and reached the British singles chart in 1962. Peter Jay and the Jaywalkers were a British instrumental beat group in the early 1960s. We don’t have any upcoming events for this artist right now. Peter Jay and the Jaywalkers signed a recording deal with Decca Records in 1962. Since his father's death in 1985, he has continued to own and manage the Yarmouth Hippodrome. Their first record, a rocked-up version of the can-can music from Offenbach's Orpheus in the Underworld, produced by Joe Meek at Decca's studios in Hampstead and entitled "Can Can 62", rose to #31 after entering the UK chart in November 1962. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Peter Jay. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a Page. A new version of Last.fm is available, to keep everything running smoothly, please reload the site. [8] Following the tour, the group split up. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Peter Jay. Norfolk Born in Norfolk, England in 1944, drummer Peter Jay formed the Jaywalkers while attending Norwich College in 1960. 29 January 1944, Southgate, North London, England), the son of Jack Jay who owned and managed the Windmill Theatre together with several cinemas and nightclubs in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England. Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Tragically he died suddenly at the age of 33. After further personnel changes, and billed as "Peter Jay and the New Jaywalkers",[7] the group continued to appear on bills with leading bands of the time, and were included on a 1966 package tour of the UK with the Rolling Stones, Ike and Tina Turner and the Yardbirds starting at the Royal Albert Hall in September 1966. Javascript is required to view shouts on this page. The group was formed around 1960 by Peter Jay (b. The Peter Jay Memorial Foundation was founded to help support LGBTQ+ people in their lives - through whichever challenges they are facing.