The Vipps
(aka The VIPs)
This web page is dedicated to the memory of Frank Kenyon who passed away a few years ago. The photographs and most of the information for this site was provided by his family.

The Vipps returning home to Carlisle

The Vipps were Carlisle's VIPs renamed as the name "The VIPs" was thought to sound outdated and "The Vipps" to be trendier. Their single released in 1966 was "Wintertime" on CBS

The Vipps were comprised of Mike Harison (lead vocals), Greg Ridley (bass) , Frank Kenyon (rhythm guitar), Jimmy Henshaw (lead guitar), and Walter Johnstone (drums).

The Vipps as Sixties Style Icons!

The Vipps in 1966