24 Sept 1988, The Hollies were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘He Ain’t Heavy He’s My Brother’ after the song was used on a UK TV beer commercial, the song was originally a hit in 1969 and featured a young Elton John on piano. https://youtu.be/Jl5vi9ir49g The Hollies – He Ain’t Heavy, He’s […]

25 June 1969, The Hollies recorded 'He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother'. The ballad was written by Bobby Scott and Bob Russell (who was dying of cancer of the lymph nodes). The pair met in person only three times, but managed to collaborate on the song. The track which features Elton John on piano was […]

We have limited signed editions of the new book from The Hollies drummer Bobby Elliott available. As the influential drummer from iconic rock ‘n’ roll band The Hollies, Bobby Elliott has six decades worth of musical anecdotes. His adventures have seen him beating Keith Moon in a drumming audition, being serenaded by Joni Mitchell while […]

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