There are at least two artists called Sparkles.

1. Sparkles were a 60’s garage, psych, rock & roll band from Levelland Texas. Best known for “No Friend of Mine” originally released in 1967 and immortalized as a garage classic with it’s inclusion on the first Nuggets record.

Originally formed in ‘58. First single was “U.T.” (for Untitled) released in ‘62 by Caron. In ‘66 they were signed to the Hickory label and released the single “The Hip,” a major hit in Austin, Texas.

The next two singles were “Something That You Said” and “Jack and the Beanstalk” before in 1967 they recorded their masterpiece. The one last Hickory single was “Hipsville 29 B.C.”

After a lineup and name change they finally disbanded in 1952.

2. Sparkles is the stage name of Tom Clarke, a singer/songwriter from Selby in the UK. Currently residing in Nottingham, he hopes to change the world with his mix of pop, rock, electronica, metal and dance (maybe).

Edited by [deleted user] on 17 Nov 2007, 17:36

All user-contributed text on this page is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
Text may also be available under the GNU Free Documentation License.


Generated from facts marked up in the wiki.

No facts about this artist

You're viewing version 2. View older versions, or discuss this wiki.

You can also view a list of all recent wiki changes.

More Information

From other sources.

Other spellings