THE ORIGINAL CUPID’S INSPIRATION
Multi-platinum hit makers Cupid’s Inspiration is back under the new name “The Original Cupid's Inspiration” Yesterday Has Gone was released in 1968 and reached the top of the British Charts, it was followed by two more charting singles My World and Without Your Love. The band with founding members Laughton James and Terry Rice-Milton who was the vocal voice on all recordings. Roland Wilson on drums /Barry Scott on keyboards and Kev Towning on guitar play the favourite songs of the sixties plus their own hit records, the band continue to deliver a top class packed show and entertain audiences all over UK.
The Original Cupid's Inspiration play the 60s favourites with the vocal voice of Terry Rice-Milton.
The Inspiration first came in the mid-sixties when a quintet of young lads from Stamford in Lincolnshire formed a group called “Loose Ends” who comprised Terry Rice-Milton handling lead vocals, Jim Laughton on rhythm guitar, Bob Sharp on base guitar, Kenny Peck playing lead and his brother Tony on drums.
The band became to the attention of producer Jimmy Duncan and presented the group with a demo “Yesterday has Gone” it was thought to be a great song and the band agreed to record it, sensing a major hit, Jimmy Duncan hooked the group up with the NEMS agency, and they were taken under the wing of Donovan’s manager Ashly Kozak, the record was distributed though CBS on the NEMS organisations own label. Soon after its release in May 1968 “Yesterday Has Gone” was in the top ten, and for months “Cupids Inspiration” was a regular fixture on Top of the Pops, Time For Blackburn and Dee Time. There were suggestions on other material, one being “Your Song” a year before Elton John scored his first big hit with it.
Cupid’s Inspiration had a reputation as one of the best live sixties bands, and are now back as “The Original Cupid's Inspiration” with Terry Rice-Milton the original voice on all Cupid’s Inspiration’s recordings, so with “The Original Cupid's Inspiration” you have artists who actually made the hits.