Christchurch, Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand (1962 – 1965)
Ray Columbus & the Invaders were a rock group from Christchurch, New Zealand that was active from 1964 to 1966, fronted by the lead vocalist, Ray Columbus, a musician, television host and manager. Part of the new surf music craze, they were the first New Zealand band to have a number 1 in another country, Australia, with their cover of The Senator's song, She's a Mod.
Influenced by the early 1960s work of Cliff Richard and The Beatles, Ray Columbus… read more
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