Dean Ford and The Gaylords
- Years active
- since 1961
- United Kingdom
- Scottish pop-rock group. Formed in east Glasgow in 1961 as The Gaylords, then as Dean Ford and The Gaylords from 1963 to 1966, when they settled on "Marmalade" as their name. With their tight harmonies well regarded in Scotland, the band earned a long residency at London's Marquee Club beginning in March 1967. Their most successful period came between 1968 to 1972, during which they became the first Scottish act to land a #1 hit on the UK charts with 1969's cover of The Beatles 'Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da'.
Junior Campbell Guitar, keyboards, vocals (1966-1971)
Dean Ford Lead vocals, guitar, harmonica (1966-1975)
Hugh Nicholson Guitar, vocals (1971-1973)