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Bernie Calvert

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Keyboard Player

Bass guitarKeyboard

Years active

Rock music, Pop music

Bernie Calvert

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Birth name
Bernard Bamford Calvert

16 September 1942 (age 81) Brierfield, England (

Associated acts
The HolliesRickie Shaw and The DolphinsBread and Beer Band

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Similar People
Bobby Elliott, Tony Hicks, Allan Clarke, Eric Haydock, Terry Sylvester

Music group
The Hollies (1966 – 1981)

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Bernard Bamford Calvert (16 September 1942, Brierfield, Lancashire, England) played bass guitar and keyboards with The Hollies from 1966 until 1981.


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He worked with several rock and roll groups during the early 1960s, most notably Rickie Shaw and the Dolphins, where he worked with future Hollies Tony Hicks and Bobby Elliott. Originally a pianist, Calvert, on Hicks's suggestion, switched to bass.

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After the break-up of the Dolphins, Calvert played in a number of semi-professional outfits. However, unable to advance his musical career, Calvert took a factory job until he was asked to substitute for Hollies' then bassist, Eric Haydock, in a tour of Scandinavia. After the tour, Calvert played on an Everly Brothers album, and on the Hollies' single, "Bus Stop", before returning to his factory job. Shortly after that, he was invited to join the Hollies permanently in 1966.

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Calvert was friends with Mama Cass Elliot from The Mamas & the Papas.


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On 24 September 2009 the Hollies were nominated for induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame[11], and on 18 December 2009 were announced as inductees, to be inducted on 15 March 2010. They were represented at the RRHOF ceremony by Clarke, Nash, Sylvester, Eric Haydock and Calvert. Although all of these members had left the band at various times, Bobby Elliott (drums) and Tony Hicks (guitar) kept the band going but were unable to attend because they had a prior booking. The two of them still lead the band, as at September 2015.

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