Their only record with Parlophone, "Mogambo", failed to achieve significant sales, and they moved to Decca where they recorded with producer Joe Meek, again with little success. However, while performing in Hamburg they met and befriended The Beatles and in 1963 signed to Brian Epstein's management company, NEMS. In the same year they appeared as musical guests in the film, Live It Up!.
In 1964 they became Cilla Black's backing band, and the following year toured the world as the Beatles' opening act, including the concert at New York's Shea Stadium. As a group, their greatest success was in Australia, where their version of the "William Tell Overture" reached #2. In 1967, the Beatles invited Cameron, Holmes, and West to be the saxophone section on their Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album track, "Good Morning Good Morning".
The group began to disintegrate in the late 1960s, with Newman leaving to work as a session musician, and Cameron leaving for a career in A&R. The rest of the group soldiered on, mainly playing in Australia, until 1971 when they finally broke up.
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