Morning After


Norman Hume Guitar/vocals
Malcolm Hume Drums
Ian Stocks Bass
John McCormick Keyboards


Morning After

Burnage singer/guitarist Norman Hume formed a blues group called "Morning After" in 1967. They gigged regularly during the late 1960s and early 1970s.

The group featured vocalist/harmonica player Brian Marks on several occasions culminating in a monumental performance at The Buxton Opera House that received a glowing review in the N.M.E.

Later Norman joined The Victor Brox Blues Train playing a variety of gigs. Victor played an important role in Norman's career christening him "Beaker" after the Neolithic "Beaker people" who Victor believed Norman resembled.

One night on stage he introduced him as Norman Beaker and the rest is history.

More info can be found Norman's Official Site:

morning after

Scene 68 newspaper - July 1968

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Topic: Morning After
John H. Warburg says...
The Morning After formed in 1967 in Manchester and included guitarist, vocalist Norman Beaker (b. Wednesday, June 21, 1950, Manchester, Lancashire, UK). Beaker is an English Blues guitarist, vocalist, songwriter and record producer. Baker later ... Read More
21st September 2014 11:39am
Sally Sharp-Paulsen says...
Norman is still one of the greatest...I'd say that even if I wasn't booking gigs for the Norman Beaker Trio.;)
9th December 2014 1:05am
Sally Sharp-Paulsen says...
Thank you for an excellent site and article. Manchester's impact on the British blues scene continues...
5th December 2014 9:13am
Lesley bruce says...
the guy on the left is Haydon Bannister
11th October 2015 4:54am

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