The Silkie



Sylvia Tatler - vocals

Mike Ramsden - guitar/vocals

Ivor Aylesbury - guitar/vocals

Kevin Cunningham - double bass


Managed by Brian Epstein, The Silkie were a group of students from Hull University. Their one hit recording was a cover of Lennon/McCartney's "You've Got To Hide Your Love Away" which was produced by John & Paul themselves.

The majority of their recordings were folk-style songs.



Jun '65

Blood Red River/Close The Door Gently

Fontana TF 556


Oct '65

You've Got To Hide Your Love Away/City Winds

Fontana TF 603


Feb '66

Keys To My Soul/Leave Me To Cry

Fontana TF 659


Jun '66

Born To Be With You/So Sorry Now

Fontana TF 709





The Silkie - You've Got To Hide Your Love Away/The Times They Are A-Changin'/Mr. Tambourine Man/Close The Door Gently/Dylan's Dream/Girl From The North Country/Blowin' In The Wind/Blood Red River/Love Minus Zero - No Limit/It Ain't Me Babe/Tomorrow Is A Long Time/City Winds

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