The Kor-Tels

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The Kor-Tels
Noel Day (Bass), Noel Taylor (Drums), Errol James (Rhythm Guitar) and Mike Luxford (Vocals)

The Kor-Tels competeed in the Big Beat Dance Band Contest held in February 1965 in Canterbury Court, Christchurch.
The group placed 4th out of six finalists.  The contest was won by Chants R&B, with Peter, Paul and The Pursuers second, and Timaru's Beat Unlimited in third place.


The Kor-Tels prior to Errol James joining (unknown guitarist on left)

Errol James (Rhythm Guitar), Noel Day (Bass), Ron Jenkins (Guitar), Noel Taylor (Drums), Garth Taylor (Keyboards/Univox) and Mike Luxford (Vocals)

The Kor-Tels profile lineup