The Kasual 5
Ashton Under Lyne


Line-up (as image on right)
   
Jeff Turner lead
Dave Broadbent rhythm
Bob Daly vocals
John Barnicott drums
Malc Greenwood bass

We would travel the north west in our Austin A40 van supporting groups like the Kinks, Manfred Mann, The Zombies, Hermans Hermits, Wayne Fontana to mention just a few.

By the way we later upgraded to a Thames 7 seater, this was total heaven we felt like real stars in that.

Malc Greenwood
28/10/10

Just had quite a surprise whilst searching through this site... one of my old bosses, Malc Greenwood was in a 60's beat group!

He was manager at a beer pump factory in Droylsden where I worked in the mid-80's, a thoroughly nice chap as I recall. I was a 17 year old kid obsessed with sixties music. If I'd known about his music career I'd have been continually quizzing him about his memories!

Tony Pacey
16/11/10

 


Out on a stroll somewhere in the Northwest Just before our new drummer John Barnicott  joined us

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On stage in the early days at Ashton Town Hall, supporting the Swinging Blue Jeans.


Relaxing in the bar after supporting the Kinks at Warrington Baths.
This is the only photo our roadie Phil Worley managed to get on, he probably had to buy the drinks


Dave, Malc and Jeff posing back stage at Ashton Palais  before supporting Johnny Kidd and the Pirates


What the hell we are doing in this photo I don’t know, probably posing for some girls, Bob was really good at that. 
   

Memories

They used to practice at a pub on Old Street in AuL. Malcolm and I were often mistaken for each other (Remember Pamela Lawler, Malcolm) And where is the legendary Victor Willocks?

William G Danson ex Bushmen, Florida Beach
20/2/11


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Phil Worley
The pub was called the Happy Shepard the landlord was John an awfully long time ago. I used to make up leads for the instruments and microphones. We had some great times together. Our first vehicle was an Austin A 45 van it was Dave Broadbents Dads.
4th February 2016 9:35pm

 




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