Johnny and the Avengers
info courtesy Alan Faulkner

Line Up
   
Brian Rooke Vocals
Alan Faulkner Guitar
Bill Ashton Drums
Noddy Bass
   
other members
Dave Mezborine  Rhythm guitar
Vic Drums (replaced Bill)

The band were mmanaged for a short time by Freddie & Dreamers manager Jim O'Farrrell and booked as support act to them playing venues like Majestic Birkenhead, Top Rank Preston, etc.

When Dreamers hit the BIG TIME, Johnny had enough contacts and went on to do all the regular haunts and  supported big names of the time Hollies, Merseybeats, Wayne Fontana, etc

Johnny and the Avengers - Parish Hall, Cheadle Hulme circa 1962

Devils Cave, oldham Road

Stamford hall

Cresta, Oldham Road

 

 
   
Regal Ballroom

Johnny and the Avengers with friends after Christmas Party for S and J Watts at the Downing St Co-op, Ardwick Manchester

 

 




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