The Herd

The Herd were an English beat group from London that issued three singles on Parlophone circa 1965/66. After the arrival of teenage guitarist/vocalist Peter Frampton, the band issued a slew of pop-psych singles on Fontana during 1967 and 1968, culminating with the album Paradise Lost and the single “Sunshine Cottage.” Frampton soon quit the band to join with ex-Small Faces vocalist/guitarist Steve Marriott in blues-rockers Humble Pie.

Herd bassist/keyboardist Andy Bown subsequently joined Judas Jump and recorded four solo albums between 1972 and 1978 before landing a permanent gig in Status Quo. The Herd’s recordings were later assembled on the double-CD The Complete Herd by archivists Repertoire.

Members: Tony Chapman (drums, 1964-65), Terry Clarke (rhythm guitar, vocals, 1964-66), Lewis Rich (vocals, keyboards, 1964-65, 1971), Steve Carroll (guitar, 1964), Andy Bown (keyboards, bass, vocals, 1964-69), Gary Taylor (bass, guitar, vocals, 1964-69, 1971), Mick Underwood (drums, 1965-66), Louis Cennamo (bass, 1965-67), Andrew Steele (drums, vocals, 1966-69), Peter Frampton (guitar, vocals, 1966-68), Henry Spinetti (drums, 1969)

Discography:

  • Paradise Lost (1968)
  • The Complete Herd (compilation, 2005)

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