Peter Noone’s Herman’s Hermits
May 21, 2022 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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Herman’s Hermits are an English beat rock and pop group formed in 1964 in Manchester, originally called Herman and His Hermits and featuring lead singer Peter Noone. Produced by Mickie Most, they charted with number ones in the UK and in America, where they ranked as one of the most successful acts in the Beatles-led British Invasion. They also appeared in four films, two of them vehicles for the band.
Their chart debut was a cover of Gerry Goffin and Carole King‘s “I’m into Something Good” (a then recent US Top 40 hit for Earl-Jean). In September 1964 it replaced the Kinks‘ “You Really Got Me” at number one in the UK singles chart and in December reached no. 13 in the US. The Hermits never topped the British charts again, but in America in 1965—when Billboard magazine ranked them America’s top singles act of the year (with the Beatles at no. 2)—they topped the Hot 100 with both “Mrs. Brown You’ve Got a Lovely Daughter” and “I’m Henry the Eighth, I Am“. The latter two releases were aimed at a US fan base, with singer Peter Noone exaggerating his British accent. The no. 12 debut of “Mrs. Brown” on the Hot 100 in April 1965 was the decade’s third highest (behind the Beatles‘ “Hey Jude” and “Get Back“).