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                           MEMBERS                                                   


Mark Clarke - Vocals, Rhythm Guitar

Born in Glasgow, Scotland, Mark's teens were heavily influenced by the British invasion sounds, He began performing as a solo artist  in the folk clubs around Scotland and England. “The Beatles, The Hollies, Donovan and Bob Dylan were huge influences on my early performing”.
        Later
moving to the USA Mark played for many years in bands such as Jonny Kat, One Night Stand, The Grayhounds and Legacy Road.  “ I love playing classic rock and the eclectic music mix in Legacy Road, ,how ever The British Invasion allows me to return to, and appreciate again, the music that started this whole journey for me”

Gordon Taylor - Vocals, Bass Guitar

A 15 years old Gordon formed ‘The Gordon Taylor Band’ in Reading, England, playing guitar and singing popular US Rock & Roll music throughout South West England up until the mid ‘60’s. Playing alongside contemporary bands of that time such as Cliff Richards and The Shadows, Johnny Kid and The Pirates and Emil Ford and His Checkmates, The Gordon Taylor Band enjoyed a loyal following at many sell-out concerts. 
Gordon later moved to California where he continued to write songs, occasionally returning to the UK to guest at re-union performances. Gordon now plays bass guitar and sings with the British Invasion, performing British music.

   

Bob   Thomas -  Lead Guitar and Vocals   
                       .
Chicago's Bob Thomas  Learned his incredible music skills in the demanding Rock and Jazz clubs of his home City
Musically known as " 20 sec Bob " he claims there are very few  songs from his Era he can't play at least  20 seconds worth.
His  truly authentic renditions of Beatles songs are a particular favorite speciality.
We are pleased to have Bob join the Britishinvasion64 Band as a great musician and honorary Brit.

Ray Weston - Drums

Ray Weston, a 30 year veteran of the British pop scene, began his drumming career studying with the legendary Scottish drummer George McGowan as well as London great Bob Armstrong, ( former students include such luminaries as Oasis's Alan White, and The Who's Zak Starkey.)

    Ray began playing professionally in Glasgow at the age of 20 then moved to London  with the Scottish band Contraband who had signed with Transatlantic Records. He quickly became a fixture on the London scene, playing and recording with such greats as Robert Palmer, Tom Jones, Wishbone Ash,, Bill Wyman, Andy Summers, Adrian Smith (Iron Maiden), Mick Jones (The Clash), Gavin Rossdale (Bush), Lulu,, Peter Green ( Fleetwood Mac), Del Shannon, The Bay City Rollers and Steve Howe (Yes). 

                 
Mark                               Gordon                        Raymond                              Bob