The Tornados

Picture Gallery

Remember the 60’s ?

   Remember “Telstar” ?

      Remember “The Tornados” ?


  The first British Group to have a

 Number One hit in America”

“The Tornados” pictured here with Joe Meek

(Ray centre (with blond hair), Joe Meek next to him, on the right)

Blackpool - 1964

Publicity Photo

of The Tornados

Jimmy O’Brien, Bryan Irwin, Ray Randall,

Clem Cattini & Alan Caddy


Jimmy O’Brien, Ray Randall

& Bryan Irwin

Stuart Taylor, Jimmy O’Brien, Ray

Randall, Clem Cattini & Bryan Irwin

at “The Star Club”



*The Guv’nor*

The One & Only

“Billy Fury”

A True Artist

(Ray backed Billy with “The Tornados” from

1963 - 1966)


Joe Meek - managed “The Tornados” -  wrote and produced ‘Telstar’

(the first #1 hit in America)

The Billy Fury Statue


A life-sized bronze statue of Billy

in Liverpool


Sculpted by Tom Murphy

BACK ROW: Bryan Irwin,

Clem Cattini, Stuart Taylor

FRONT ROW: Jimmy O’Brien,

Ray Randall