Between 1966 and 1972 The Move Had a total of ten hit singles - Night Of Fear, I Can Hear The Grass Grow
, Flowers In The Rain (famously the first ever record played on BBC Radio 1), Fire Brigade, Blackberry Way (a number one in 1969), Curly, Brontosaurus, Tonight, Chinatown and California Man.
I got no time for lovin' 'cause time is all used up, just sittin' creatin' all that groovy kind legendary track has been many times, most famously Chicago, and featured on a Volkswagen TV commercial in I Can Hear The Grass Grow
The Move 3 Many believed Roy Wood's psychedelic offering was drug-induced, but they were wrong.
The evening will feature hits including I Can Hear the Grass Grow
, Flowers in the Rain, Blackberry Lane, California Way, See My Baby Jive, and of course everyone's favourite Christmas classic, I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday.
Other big hits included Night of Fear, Blackberry Way, California Man, Fire Brigade and I Can Hear the Grass Grow
. Their former manager Tony Secunda once said the only bands better than The Move were The Beatles and the Rolling Stones.
Birmingham band The Move got a warm reception and their set did include their top ten numbers 'I Can Hear the Grass Grow
', 'Fire Brigade', 'Night of Fear', 'Something Else' and 'Flowers in the Rain'.
On the lee side you can hear the grass growing: a faint drumming from below, the faint rumbling of a million small gas flames, that's how it is to hear the grass grow
. And now: the water's expanse, without doors, the open border that grows broader and broader the further you stretch out.
Yet you could almost hear the grass grow
- very different from the same time last year when 175,000 people started pitching their tents and huge stages dominated the landscape.
Some of the Move tracks have been re-recorded with Roy's current Rock & Roll Big Band and there are noteworthy covers of I Can Hear The Grass Grow
by Status Quo and Flowers In The Rain by Nancy Sinatra.And somebody has dug into the archives for Keep Your Hands On The Wheel which features drums by John Bonham.
It's so quiet you can almost hear the grass grow
as you gaze across the glassy flat calm of the Moray Firth, where dolphins leap and cavort in the waters around Chanonry Point.
1 I Can Hear The Grass Grow
; 2 Open All Hours; 3 University Challenge; 4 Slumdog Millionaire; 5 You're Gorgeous.
When this re-release of their debut album arrived on my desk I wasn't particularly excited and probably only put it in the CD player when I noticed a track titled I Can Hear The Grass Grow
7 Which band Can Hear The Grass Grow
according to their 1967 UK Top Ten?
Highlight was I Can Hear The Grass Grow
, a punk ditty that came across as a WW2 speech to an amateur footie team.
He had hits with songs including Flowers in the Rain -- the first record to be played on BBC Radio 1 -- and I Can Hear The Grass Grow
# I CAN HEAR THE GRASS GROW
Paddy Jones, with the grass behind his house which he says is cut only twice a year by the council.