- 2 In the late 60
- 3 Early 70
- 4 Discography
- 5 Radio 2 Top 2000
Mann formed his first band in 1962 with Mike Hugg , The Mann Hugg Blues Brothers, but both remained in the background during performances. Their manager was able to pry loose a contract Decca , but after one week left Decca to fail, they saw no bread. Then it was tried to EMI and they were more successful. First, however, a singer had to be found; The singer and star of the band in the early years was / were Paul Jones , later a successful actor. Because everyone thought Paul Jones Manfred Mann was, Mann wrote the song 'The one in the middle ", thus Paul Jones was in live performances show the difference.
The group began her career with appearances in the Studio 51 in Great Newport Street in London, in the same period as well as the Rolling Stones - still unsigned - there covers of Chuck Berry and Bo Diddley came to play.
Third time lucky, and also for Mann: their third single 5-4-3-2-1 meant for the group's breakthrough. The conscious song was even a time jingle Ready Steady Go , a popular British television program devoted to rock and pop music.
When Jones the band in 1966 left, at the height of their fame, was Mike D'Abo new singer. With him, the band remained at the top and they again had a number of major hits, including Bob Dylan's song Mighty Quinn ( 1968 ). The following year they broke up.
After the breakup of the group, Mann started writing advertising jingles, and he and Hugg formed a new band, Manfred Mann Chapter Three, after two albums in 1970, was lifted.
Hereafter formed Mann, more successfully, Manfred Mann's Earth Band , which includes had a huge international hit with Bruce Springsteen Blinded by the Light .
- The Five Faces of Manfred Mann
- Mann Made
- Mann Made Hits
- Soul of Mann
- As Is
- One Way
- What a Mann
- Manfred Mann go up the Junction
- Mighty Garvey
- Stepping Sideways
- Manfred Mann Chapter Three;
- Manfred Mann Chapter Three Volume Two;
- 1972 Manfred Mann's Earth Band
- 1972 Glorified magnified
- 1973 Messin '
- 1973 Solar fire
- 1974 The good earth
- 1975 Nightingales & Bombers
- 1976 The roaring silence
- 1977 Wired
- 1978 Watch!
- 1979 Angel Station
- 1980 Chance
- 1982 Somewhere in Africa
- 1983 Live in Budapest
- 1986 Criminal Tango
- 1987 Masque
- 1991 Plain music
- 1996 Soft Vengeance
- 1998 Mann alive
|Single (s) with any hit in
the Dutch Top 40
|Time for Teenagers Top 10|
|Do wah diddy diddy||1964||19-08-1964||6||7|
|Dutch Top 40|
|Sha la la||1964||01-02-1965||38||1|
|Number (s) with markings
in the Radio 2 Top 2000
|Blinded by the light||987||718||532||754||668||875||1023||1305||1580||1074||819||979||1111||1291||1190|
|Davy's on the road again||852||820||657||848||1060||1149||1202||1308||1915||1298||1100||972||1340||1847||1625|
|Do wah diddy diddy||1643||1929||1966||1792||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Father of day, father of night||-||1254||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Ha ha, said the clown||1240||1666||1290||1491||1534||1880||1867||1791||-||1909||1844||-||-||-||-|
|Mighty Quinn (Quinn the Eskimo)||1529||1390||1769||1532||-||1842||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|