Origin: Burlington, Ontario
Canadian band from Burlington, Ontario formed in 1967. Originally known as 'The Smile', the band featured lead vocalist and guitarist Ron Demmans, guitarist Ray Durritt, bassist Peter Rihbany, and a drummer by the name of Mel. Under the tutelage of Herb Lock, the quartet spent several years playing clubs around Toronto, before being signed to the small Ruby label in 1970 and releasing their debut 45. Mel was replaced on drums by Tim Regan and the band signed with Columbia Records of Canada, Ltd. in 1971 releasing four singles and an album before packing it in.