The members of McCoys UK are artists who, as individuals, are highly talented and often called on to deputise at short notice with other bands.
Martyn McCoy, who started playing in 1965, is a powerhouse drummer who frequently works as a session player for groups such as The Cufflinks and Billy Fury Tribute. Previous bands include Hedgehoppers Anonymous, Why Not, and for the last 26 years, Martyn teamed full time with top midlands 60’s harmony band Krys.
Ian Michael is musical director of McCoys uk, has tremendous experience across the music spectrum, having worked as keyboard player, musical director, vocalist, guitarist, band leader (resident holiday park band) and sound engineer and worked directly with luminaries such as Toni Iomi, Glenn Hughes, Su Pollard, Matthew Kelly, John Bishop, Mamma’s Boys (Cliff Richard’s backing vocalists), Sight N Sound, Blade, Rocket and Tears to name but a few.
In recent years Ian had toured as a solo performer for Air Tours and Thomson Holidays, and in a resident duo for Thomson Gold.
Allen started his career in 1965 with mod group “The Elite”.
Following that he had a successful recording career with the Wolverhampton based band “The Montanas”.
In 1977, he formed the very popular 60s band “KRYS” with great success on the club circuit for forty two years.
Allen also portrayed Billy in a” Billy Fury” tribute show.
Now once again playing alongside Martyn, who was also with the band KRYS for 27 years.
Andy gained his early live music experience with original bands most notably You Me & Him and SAD, both out of Nottingham. A big change in performance direction occurred in 1996 when he co-founded The Beatalls who were to become a top Beatles tribute act appearing on numerous occasions at the famous Cavern Club in Liverpool as well as all around the UK and abroad as far as Buenos Aires and Singapore.
Andy has also performed as a lead guitarist and vocalist with UK bands The Kounterfeit Kinks and Spirit of the Sixties.
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