Press clippings, photos and more!

Photograph for the Cambridge Daily News, December 10th,1963

Promotional photograph taken sometime in 1963

The band receive their first record contract, presented by Adam Faith. From the left: David Cooke, Johnny Cullum, Douglas Fulcher (roadie), Adam Faith, Freddie Smart, Cliff Gentle and Ken at the Lincoln Granada Theatre in 1961

Press cutting from 1961 as the band sign their first recording contract record contract

Press cutting from 1962 during their tour of Sweden

Press cutting from 1961 - the band are BIG in Sweden...but it's only just begun

Promotional photograph

Sundstagymnasiet, Karlstad, Sweden in October 1963. The band meet the "boys". The Phantoms supported The Beatles in their tour of Sweden in 1963 but this gig was the big one and resulted in a fantastic review in the local press.

Newspaper cutting and accompanying press photographs for a review of their debut single "Phantom Guitar / Cachina" in 1961.

The review reads:

"Good debut by The Phantoms - a British foursome made up of two guitars, bass and drums. Their beat performance of Phantom Guitar should gather in the royalties. Has quite a polish to it in the playing, though the melody itself could have been improved a bit.

Better studio noise on the flip with Cachina which lifts attractively and gets a couple of title calls from the boys. A group to keep your eyes on."

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