The Paragons were a band formed in the early 1960s by friends at Hamilton Boys High School. The band included Chris Thompson, who went on to Manfred Mann's Earth Band. The band played weekly at church and youth club dances. The band evolved into Dynasty.
- John O'Donoghue - drums
- Marc des Landes - lead guitar,
- Chris Thompson - rhythm guitar
- Kelvin (Kelly) Dodds - bass
- Tony Armitage-Johnstone - manager, and occasional drummer