1965 was a big year for Australia’s Ray Brown and the Whispers with four singles and two albums in the charts.
Ray Brown and the Whispers entered the Kent album charts on 1 May 1965 and peaked at #4. Then Headin’ for the Top entered the charts on 10 July 1965 and also peaked at #4.
20 Miles entered the Kent singles chart on 23 January 1965 and peaked at #11. The song was #74 on the Top 100 of 1965.
Pride entered the Kent charts on 24 April 1965 and peaked at #3. The song was #17 on the Top 100 of 1965.
FOOL, FOOL, FOOL
Fool, Fool, Fool entered the Kent charts on 10 July 1965 and peaked at #3. The song was #24 on the Top 100 of 1965.
IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR
In the Midnight Hour entered the Kent charts on 23 October 1965 and peaked at #4. The song was #32 on the Top 100 of 1965.
Ray Brown & the Whispers were in the vanguard of the first wave of Australian beat pop, from 1964 to 67, and during their brief career they were one of the most successful and celebrated bands in the country. Aided by his boyish good looks and considerable charm, singer Ray Brown ranked alongside Stevie Wright, Billy Thorpe and Normie Rowe as one of the most popular stars of the period, and The Whispers are now widely recognised as being one of its most accomplished bands.
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