FLAKE
Reflections Of My Life
(Junior Campbell - Thomas McAleese)
Australia 1970
#10 Sydney #47 Adelaide

Sydney band formed in 1968 that went through several personnel changes and genres, from hard rock to psychedelia to Top 40 pop.

For recent news on Flake's flautist and saxophonist Dave Allen see his blog Burning Mountain Studio, which links to his pages on Flake history.

Feature suggested by Mike Robbins.

125TH STREET CANDY STORE
Reflections Of My Life
(Junior Campbell - Thomas McAleese)
USA 1970

Single on Uptite label.
THE MARMALADE
Reflections Of My Life
(Junior Campbell - Thomas McAleese)
UK 1969
Original version
#3 UK #10 USA #1 Adelaide

Band originally formed in Glasgow in 1961 as Dean Ford and The Gaylords. Dean Ford (born Thomas McAleese), co-wrote this song with band member Junior Campbell. See also Twenty Miles.

Marmalade had eight Top 10 hits in Britain including one #1, their cover version of The Beatles' Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da.

See The Marmalade page at Rockingscots.

Junior Campbell later wrote the theme to Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends. (Spotted by Terry Stacey.)

Thanks to Peter Clarke.

 

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