|Malcom "Mal" Grundy
The Rats featured Malcom "Mal" Grundy and Alan Parkinson who were former members of the Beatboys from Leigh.
The Rats appeared on TYLS as shown below:
Saturday 6th March 1965
THANK YOUR LUCKY STARS
Host Pete Murray
The Rats (two different groups with the same name, this group and one from Yorkshire),
The Dave Clark Five
Georgie Fame & The Blue Flames
Screamin' Jay Hawkins, & the Blues Set
Guest DJ: Robert Holness
When the Rats disbanded Allan went to Italy with another band then went solo, recording as Al Torino with Decca.
Parchment Farm/Everyday I have the blues
Sack Of Woe/Gimme That Wine
CBS 201740 1965