The Hellions
info courtesy Rolf Hannet

Originally formed as The Demons


Line-up #1  
Malcolm Roberts
aka Sabu, Dean West, The Unknown
vocals
Derek Leckenby lead
Lawrence Jordon guitar

Ian Waller a.k.a. Big Wal

bass
Barry Whitwam drums
   
Line-up #2  
Malcolm Roberts
aka Sabu, Dean West, The Unknown
vocals
Derek Leckenby lead

Ian Waller a.k.a. Big Wal

bass
Barry Whitwam drums
   
Line-up #3  
Geoff Mullin vocals
Derek Leckenby lead

Ian Waller a.k.a. Big Wal

bass
Barry Whitwam drums
   
After Geoff left, not replaced, the name of the group changed to The Wailers.

 




Record Mirror, 15 June 1963

 


Record Mirror, 15 June 1963

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Comments (4)

Topic: Heart and Souls
Rod Buckley says...
Just to keep the record straight, line up 1: was Art'n'Soul and the Wickeds 5 piece blues band:- Les Holroyd/bass, Mel Pritchard/drums,Billy Nield/lead guitar,Arnold Broadhurst(Art)/vocals, Rod Buckley(Soul)/lead vocals & harmonica. 1963 ... Read More
5th October 2016 9:17am
dave smith says...
Saw Heart Soul&Wickeds play at various venues including Kinks gig at Kings hall. Rod Buckley probably best front man I've ever seen, and I've seen a few. B.J.H could have been great instead of good had they have kept Buck.
18th January 2017 9:43pm
Rod Buckley says...
Thanks for that Dave, I'm sure you could be right. Our direction in music changed when John Crowther took over, he wanted to make us a four piece band like the Beatles, instead of being a quality blues n soul band who where going along the lines ... Read More
19th January 2017 1:37am
dave smith says...
Yeh,'the rest is history' as you say saw your band at our school Halloween dance around 64 your brother got you the gig, think you did it as a favour to him, you ended up singing in bare feet and a bottle of whiskey in your hand, headmaster in ... Read More
19th January 2017 7:17am





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