One-Hit Wonder: Marmalade
They moved to London as Dean Ford and The Gaylords to find success, they changed members and their groups name to Marmalade, according to their website.
Members of the quintet from Glasgow, Scotland, known as Dean Ford and The Gaylords were Dean Ford, Graham Knight, Pat Farley, Junior Campbell and Ray Duffy.
They moved to London and changed their band name to Marmalade and members also changed. Alan Whitehead replaced Duffy.
Marmalade charted in the UK with "Loving Things" in 1968 and topped the charts with the Beatles song "Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da." They also hit the top with "Reflections of My Life," which was their only chart topper in the U.S.
Campbell was replaced by Hugh Nicholson, who was replaced by Sandy Newman on lead vocal and guitar.
Now The Marmalmade current members are:
- Sandy Newman - lead vocals, guitar and keyboard
- John James Newman - guitar and vocals
- Mike Steed - bass guitar and vocals
- Alan Holmes - acoustic and electric guitar, keyboards and vocals
- Damon Sawyer - drums and percussion
The group recorded a new 18-track CD, "Penultimate," with six new songs and new versions of past songs. They are on tour in the UK.