The Nashville Teens were formed in 1962 in Weybridge, Surrey. The line up consisted of Arthur Sharp, Ray Philips, John Hawken, Mike Dunford, Peter Harris and Dave Maine. Whilst supporting the likes of Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins the band were spotted by manager Mikey Most who produced their debut single "Tobacco Road" in June '64 and reached No. 6 in the UK and No. 14 in the US.
Jimmy Page played guitar on the studio cut of "Tobacco Road". In October '64 their follow up single "Google Eye" reached No. 10. 1965 saw them appear as themselves in Brit film 'Be My Guest' and achieve moderate success with their singles, "Find My Way Back Home", "This Little Bird" and "The Hard Way" but The Nashville Teens three following records failed to chart.
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