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Fri. July 25th 1969
Royal Athletic Park Victoria BC (All Ages)
A Night with The Collectors The Collectors, Black Snake, Moxie
The Collectors

The Collectors

Confirmed: Jun. 13, 2016 (Archived)

from Vancouver BC

The Collectors was a rock band active in the 1960’s. It debuted in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1961 as a house band (the C-FUN Classics) for CFUN-AM radio, and renamed itself as “The Collectors” in 1966. The band featured Howie Vickers on lead vocals, Bill Henderson on lead guitar, lead vocals and keyboards, Clair Lawrence on saxophone, flute, keyboards, harmonica, and vocals, Glenn Miller on bass and vocals, and Ross Turney on drums. In 1968, the group released it’s first self-titled album on the Warner Brothers label, and over the next two years also provided soundtrack music to three Canadian films.

Howie Vickers left the group in 1969,and the remaining members of the band reconstructed themselves as Chilliwack, with Bill Henderson taking over lead vocals. Information from

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Past Members

Bill Henderson Guitar / Vocals1966-1969
Claire Lawrence Saxophone, Organ, Flute1966-1969
Glenn Miller Bass1966-1969
Ross Turney Drums1966-1969
Howie Vickers Vocals1966-1969
Status: Broken Up
- Last confirmed Jun. 13, 2016