The Tornados

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The Tornados were an English band formed in 1962. They are best known for their instrumental space-sounding sounds.

Their most well known lineup was: Heinz Burt (bass), Clem Cattini (drums), Roger LaVern (keyboard), George Bellamy (guitar; Bellamy is son of Muse frontman Matthew Bellamy), and Alan Caddy (guitar).

Telstar[change | change source]

Their biggest hit was Telstar, a song about the communications satellite. The song was the first song by a British band to hit number one on American charts.

Discography[change | change source]

Albums[change | change source]

  • The Original Telstar – The Sounds of the Tornadoes (1962)
  • Away from It All (1963)
  • We Want Billy! (1963)