The Blues Vendors
Hazel Grove

info courtesy Mick Simpson

Geoff Lane lead
Robert Graham bass
Mick Simpson rhythm
Dave Spillsbury drums

In the photo above, from left to right are:

Geoff Lane-Lead Guitar
Robert Graham-Bass Guitar
Mick Simpson-Rhythm Guitar
Dave Spillsbury-Drums

What a brilliant picture!!!!


The photo with guitars was taken at a gig at The Fingerpost Hotel in Stockport. They played pubs in Stockport & New Mills, the Tabernacle Club-Stockport, The Twisted Wheel-Manchester, Southern Sporting Club-Manchester and many more throughout their time together.

Rhythm Guitarist Mick Simpson still plays the occasional song with his son Paul’s band Lemon Echo, who are very popular in and around the Stockport area.

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Topic: The Blues Vendors
Dave Spilsbury says...
I'm on far right in photo and played in the group for some years, I remember supporting another Stockort group The Toggery Five at Rowntrees in Manchester.
25th June 2014 7:48pm
bernard roberts says...
dave intrigued as a Tabernacle regular cant remember them playing there. Would you have any fUrther info dates or pictures. I run the Stockport tabernacle fACEBOOK GROUP...CHEERS
6th January 2016 10:08pm
Dave Spilsbury says...
I've discovered this pick of me and the boys rehearsing in Geoff's fathers factory in Hazel Grove, the neighbors must have loved us !!! Deff Small Faces inspired.
25th June 2014 9:19pm
mick simpson says...
Hi dave its mick, I thought it was the twisted wheel where we supported them?
14th July 2014 2:52am
David Sullivan says...
Hi Mick Simpson ,nice to know your son Paul is in Lemon Echo ,I have I aingle cd of theirs after I met them few times,they once played my local in Baguley ,Wythenshawe Jolly Butcher and lead singer was climbing the rafter beams while singing they ... Read More
21st February 2017 3:27pm

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