The Dave Clark Five

The Dave Clark Five photo
Dave Clark Five on stage at the California circa 1960


Line-up left to right: On piano but hidden Mike Smith, Mick Ryan, Stan Saxon, Dave Clark, Jim Spencer, Rick Huxley.
This photo was sent in by John Briggs webmaster for the Bits & Pieces Webzine. The photo was given to him by Peter Bruce

DC5 played the California 5 times in 1960, possibly 6 as there is a mention in September 1960 of a band called Dave Clark and his Rocker Tunes. They appeared four more times in 1961 and 1962 then they hit the big time when Bits n Pieces made the charts and never came back.