Formed in Johannesburg in 1984. James Phillips (guitar, vocals). Lee Edwards (bass), Michael de la Hunt (drums) replaced by Richard Vos.
Released the album Live At Jamesons in 1985.
Recorded The Otherwhite Album in the late 1980s but it was not released until 1992.
Final album was Sunny Skies (1993) released as James Philips and the Lurchers with James Phillips, Lee Edwards and various new members and session musicians.
The Cherry Faced Lurchers developed a cult following in the 1980s and performed live over the years, including the performance of many songs that have not been released on any of their albums.
James Phillips died in 1995 from injuries incurred in a car accident.