The Hollies. He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother

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This album was released by Epic Records in 1970. The Hollies put these songs on the album: Why Didn't You Believe; Don't Give Up Easily; Look At Life; Please Sign Your Letters; My Life Is Over With You; Please Let Me Please; Do You Believe In Love?; He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother; You Love 'Cos You Like It; Reflections Of A Time Long Past and Goodbye Tomorrow.

The Hollies originated as a duo formed by  Allan Clarke and Graham Nash, a couple of guys who were best friends in the late 1950's.  They began performing together during the skiffle craze in the '50's. This original group was patterned after the Everly Brothers under the name of Ricky and Dane Young. Under this name, they teamed up with a local band, the Fourtones, consisting of Pete Bocking (guitar), John 'Butch' Mepham (bass), Keith Bates (drums), and Derek Quinn (guitar).Then in 1962 Quinn quit to join Freddie and the Dreamers. It was then that Clark and Nash both quit and joined anotehr Manchester band, the Deltas. 

The Deltas first called themselves "The Hollies" for a December 1962 gig at the Oasis Club in Manchester. It has been suggested that Eric Haydock named the group in relation to a Christmas holly garland, though in a 2009 interview Graham Nash said that the group decided just prior to a performance to call themselves "The Hollies" because of their admiration for Buddy Holly. In 2009, Nash wrote, "We called ourselves The Hollies, after Buddy and Christmas.

This album has never been opened, it is still in its original wrap. This album was released in 1970 as a promotional only album BN 26538.Near Mint Condition.