• Real Name: Denis Dalziel (D'ell)
  • Birth Date: 10th October 1943
  • Birth Place: London
  • Anne Lantree (Honey)
  • 28th August 1943
  • Newbury
  • John David Lantree
  • 20th August 1941
  • Newbury
  • Alan Ward
  • 12th December 1945
  • Nottingham
  • Peter Pye
  • 12th July 1946
  • London
  • The 'Honeycombs' were one of Joe Meek's greatest successes although they did not stay in the public eye for very long. After recording them at his private studio in Holloway, producer/ 'sound engineer extraordinary' Meek persuaded Pye to distribute their first single. With an enhanced percussive beat, putting their lady drummer 'Honey' Lantree to the fore, the record was an immediate success, and a good example of Meek's clever studio work.

    Sadly, the Honeycombs did not have sufficient variety in their repertoire to establish themselves an ongoing niche. Their follow up failed and although they drew consolation with some minor chart entries they could not produce anything to compare with their previous success.

    The Honeycombs reformed and continued to perform their enormous 1964 smash hit well into the 21st century. Sadly, Denis Dalziel passed away during July 2005 and the band ceased playing, but resumed again in 2006.

    1950s & 1960s 45rpm UK Discography

    • Listings include UK 45 singles releases only
    • Collector's Items are shown In Red

    Pye 7N15664 1964 Have I The Right/ Please Don't Pretend Again #1
    Pye 7N15705 1964 Is It Because/ I'll Cry Tomorrow #38
    Pye 7N15736 1964 Eyes/ If You've Got To Pick A Baby  
    Pye 7N15827 1965 Something Better Beginning/ I'll See You Tomorrow #39
    Pye 7N15890 1965 That's the Way/ Can't Get Through To You #12
    Pye 7N15979 1965 This Year Next Year/ Not Sleeping Too Well Lately  
    Pye 7N17059 1966 Who Is Sylvia/ How Will I Know  
    Pye 7N17138 1966 It's So Hard/ I Fell In Love  
    Pye 7N17173 1966 That Loving Feeling/ Should A Man Cry  

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