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Paul Thornhill says...
Does anyone have any info on George Thornhill of The Odd Ones (mid - sixties)current address. I am his younger brother and have no info on his address in Jersey. Regards Paul Thornhill
30th May 2014 10:33pm
Harry Procter says...
Anybody know where Dave Smith ex lead gutarist with Red Hoffman and the Measles?
30th May 2014 10:34pm
Chrissie says...
Do anyone have a contact number for Dougie James?
30th May 2014 10:36pm
Stuart Wilson aka Brown says...
Thought you might like this all Sweet Chariot fans. Hoping that Paul doesn't mind my using the pic!
http://youtu.be/LohirDxNnig remember the full stop after the youtu. Good luck.
30th May 2014 10:39pm
Paul webmaster says...
Certainly not - great to hear their music again.
30th May 2014 10:44pm
Dave Smith says...
Looking for mate of mine Dave Wolstoncroft who played in band 'Brain Child' in mid 70s regularly gigged at Wagon and Horses Oldham with great guitarist Alan Garret. Any one heard of them ?
8th June 2014 8:54pm
Grahame Rothwell says...
Great band! back then I was a working DJ and mentioned to the A&R men at CBS Records in Manchester they should have a listen. Listen they did and were quite close to doing something but in the way of record companies nothing transpired. Mainly ... Read More
10th June 2014 7:20am
mick ward. pt. says...
hi the bass player who joinde bjh was bass player craig fletcher ad is still with them, unfortunately drummer mel Prichard died of a heart attack and keyboard singer wholly wolstenhome commited suicide
22nd July 2014 4:23am
grahame rothwell says...
Thanks Mick. I remember Dave the keyboard guy was always very serious/intense. Sorry to learn of demise of him and Mel. A very talented pair!
23rd July 2014 3:02am
mick ward says...
hi you can get alan garret on facebook, mick pt.
12th June 2014 1:07am
dave smith says...
Im not on face book will get my wife to have a look for me, cheers
dave.
19th June 2014 9:32pm
Alan D. Jackson says...
There was a member of Barclay James Harvest who owned Pennine Recording Studios in Oldham. He was a massive fan of "Johnny Peters and the Crestas". Did you know him?
11th October 2014 2:30am
dave smith says...
I remember the Pennine recording studio on Ripponden rd Oldham.I thought John Lees had something to do with the place as he was a music tech.,but I may be wrong
12th October 2014 2:47pm
mick ward says...
hi I think it was co owned by john lees and john needham
20th October 2014 6:46am
John Needham says...
Hi Mick, Pennine Sound Studio was owned and operated by Paul Adshead and John Needham. John Lees set up his own place in Delph.
29th November 2014 11:08pm
mick ward says...
hi I think you mean john needam he was part owner of pennine studios
14th October 2014 9:55am
dave smith says...
can anyone remember the Top Hat club near Victoria railway station in the early 70s.It was destroyed by fire in late 70s I recall, or have I imagined it ?
11th June 2014 7:23pm
Steve Barclay says...
Any one remember 'Lynn Hart' Belle Vue Hotel?
18th August 2014 2:12am
Stuart says...
Lynn was a fantastic lady - always got me loads of unpoaid work (ho-ho). Seriously - she did a LOT for charity and specialised in Old Time Music hall shows - usually also starring Vic Holbrook, Jackie Trevor and Knox Chrichton. Great lady who ... Read More
11th November 2014 4:54am
Steve Barclay says...
Happy days Suart! Madam Ace, Jacky Charlton etc etc. I had a great time as a young 16 year old Steve Hutch .... Just starting out! Still at it looking forward to playing Dame soon with Cannon and Ball at Theatre Royal Lincoln. I remember working ... Read More
12th November 2014 7:21pm
brian higham says...
Paul mail me pc crashed....BH
3rd September 2014 12:44am
Alan D. Jackson says...
Has anybody got and recent information about brilliant guitarist John Murphy with whom I played as a member of Johnny Peters & The J.P.s?
26th September 2014 8:48am
Don says...
Sad to report that Johnny Rich (former member of the Corvettes) and long time vocalist around Ashton-under-Lyne has crossed over to Rock and Roll Heaven.
I believe he passed over following an heart attack.
Will post any more info as I get the details.
23rd October 2014 6:16am
Georgia Hudson says...
I'm a third year radio student at The University of Salford, studying a Television and Radio Degree. I have an upcoming radio show, of which me and my team have decided to make the theme 'The 60's'. We are currently researching the ... Read More
30th October 2014 10:23am
brian higham says...
mail me....bh
3rd November 2014 1:12am
GEOFF PARKINSON says...
I am trying to contact Valentine Weaver and Tom Dewhurst who both lived in Farnworth in 1965 and were members of both Green Onions and Outrage.I believe that Val moved down south around 1969 or so and Tom went to The London School of art when ... Read More
2nd November 2014 5:51am
Keith Fairhurst says...
Does anybody out there know what happened to Paul Jones after he left The Chosen Few in 1965? Paul was the drummer of The Chosen Few and previously The Black Cat Bones. I've been told that Paul is no longer with us, can anyone confirm this?
6th November 2014 3:30pm
Don Fish says...
More bad nedws I'm afraid.

The legendary Pete Oliver (Sweet Chariot, Gypsy King in Phoenix Nights) has sadly passed away
26th January 2015 1:45am
Norma Jones says...
Just read on fb Pete Oliver of Sweet Chariot passed away R.I.P
26th January 2015 6:19am
denis ashton says...
R.I.P. PETE OLIVER,GREAT VOICE,GREAT DRUMMER,BUT MORE IMPORTANTLY A FANTASTIC GUY,WE HAD SOME GREAT TIMES PETE,YOU WILL FOREVER BE REMEMBERED,LOVE TO LAVERNE AND FAMILY,FROM DENIS ASHTON,DRUMMER,SANTE-FE REUNION,XX
29th January 2015 12:45am
Danny Carr says...
Sad to hear the passing of Pete, i worked Sweet Chariot many times over the years great band great memories.

Danny & Irene Carr
15th February 2015 6:06am
Charlie Bentley says...
Back in the early sixties, I played in a local Trad jazz band called the Savannah JB.We used to play at the many of the M/cr University Rag Balls. They always had BIG names on. I remember such as Cream, Moody Blues, Animals, Kinks, Bonzo Dog etc. ... Read More
10th March 2015 12:17am
Terry Marsh says...
I remember Pete talking to me in a bar called The Beatles Bar in Benidorm about Stackwaddy asking him if he knew a drummer that was good enough to play with them, he said he was think his term was gob-smacked.He was a singer in Benidorm he did The ... Read More
18th March 2015 8:18am
Graham Smith says...
Asking for help please if anyone knows the whereabouts of either Roy Wilson or Stuart Mills both from Middleton Manchester who were part of Mr Smith and Sum People.
25th March 2015 4:36am
Paul Mitchell-Davidson says...
If Terry Morton or anyone who knows him is reading this I would like to get in touch.
I'm back in the UK after 5 years in Portugal.
pmdmuse@yahoo.com
30th April 2015 10:05pm
Pavel Jager says...
Hello there.
I´m looking for Middleton Bands - Sixties Recordings CD-R compiled by Danny Hardman and Olaf Owre.
I´d like to buy it. Does any one this CD-R for sale or can make a copy?
Thank you for any information.
jaegerpavel@seznam.cz
29th July 2015 4:14pm
bluetonemusic says...
Confessions first: been watching mbeat for months, only just got courage to ask the question (I don't do any other 'social media' seventies technophobe!!!). Anyone out there remember Bolton / Farnworth based band 'Seventh ... Read More
3rd August 2015 6:37am
shaun dunleavy says...
Hi Guys Yes this is me just been surfing the site one correction I was the Keyboard Player for Seventh Avenue Alan Johnson was lead guitarist absolutely amazing too rest his soul not with us anymore if anyone remember the old days love to hear from ... Read More
12th December 2015 3:18am
FRANK RHODES says...
I am trying to find any information on ALAN JACKSON A SINGER around M/C in the 50s/60s possibly sang at BELLE VUE ,hard to find.Great site so many memories
9th August 2015 5:22pm
Alan D. Jackson says...
Hello Frank, I am an Alan Jackson but was always considered a bass player by Bobby Laine, Carol Kaye and Johnny Peters during my life in the '50s/'60s. Hopefully this helps: sorry if it does not, but I do not have the pleasure of recognising ... Read More
15th October 2015 2:08am
FRANK RHODES says...
Sorry for the delay but the Alan I am looking for died in the 90s but thanks for replying
29th October 2015 6:01am
Alan D. Jackson says...
No problem, Frank, always glad to help. I hope one day that someone who knows how John Murphy is getting on will contact me.

Alan.
5th November 2015 1:34am
Nigel Smith says...
Anyone remember a guy called Ray Robinson from Burnley? He was a "roadie" more than a member of any groups around 1967-70..ish
20th August 2015 12:31am
PAT BOLLANS says...
ANYONE FROM MISSING LINKS OUT THERE
13th October 2015 4:11am
Tony Gardner says...
Hello Pat,
I played bass for The Missing Links and Rowland Charnock played drums.
We left to join The Go Go.
Please check out the band on the this site for more details.
Regards,
Tony.
28th October 2015 10:06pm
Lesley Anne Jay-Murdoch says...
Does anyone remember The Auto Bar in Manchester? It was a small bar/restaurant a couple of minutes walk behind Mr Smiths. Tiny dance floor, close tables, never many in, but good food and exactly the dance music you wanted to 'strut your stuff ... Read More
14th October 2015 11:25pm
Chrissie says...
Deffo remember the auto club from the days I worked at Mr smiths.....always finished the night off in the Empire grill Albert square
6th December 2015 10:46am
Lesley Anne Jay-Murdoch says...
Hi Chrissie, my mistake re. Wimpy on Albert Square - you were right it was Empire Grill, apologies, it's an age thing!! I only worked occasionally at Mr Smiths, but was very good friends with Mike on the cloakroom (a.k.a. Miriam) who worked ... Read More
3rd January 2016 10:06am
Jamie G says...
Hi I am looking for anyone that may have known stuart wilson/brown a singer and musician from the 70s and 80s music scene in Manchester and then later working the cruise ships.....he is my father just recently passed away and I'm looking to find ... Read More
5th December 2015 4:43pm
Philip Infantino says...
Hi Jamie I'm truly sorry to hear of your loss. I first met your father in the summer of 1976. I had frequent contact with him until about 1984. He was an immensely charismatic man and highly respected by all who knew him. A chain smoker, an ... Read More
15th December 2015 11:26pm
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Location: Stockport - Posted November 24, 2010 8:44 pm
Email: bilandbernie [at] hotmail [dot] com

Bill Heslop

Trying to get in touch with Derek Quinn( ex-Dreamers) as just missed him at the Nursery pub a few months ago.Does anyone know his e-mail address or where he drinks?

Location: Leigh, Lancs. - Posted November 20, 2010 2:23 am
Email: lilliebell1708 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Lesley Murdoch

For Philip Coggan - many thanks for 'guestbook' reply and your email last month, unfortunately I cannot reply,as yet, as no idea what to do, only picked up your email last night by a sheer fluke, will reply as soon as I have it sorted, if thats ok? All the best, take care, Lesley x (never thought you would remember, hope you and yours are all well. I have two boys too Gary and Scott)

Location: Warrington Cheshire, uk. - Posted October 22, 2010 8:57 am
Website - Email: christineelam947 [at] btinternet [dot] com

christine Elam

The Chevrolets now have a new website and will be appearing at The Flying dutchman 137 upper hillgate stockport on 24th of october 20010 be early

Location: Sale - Posted October 22, 2010 5:30 am
Email: musowiz [at] yahoo [dot] co [dot] uk

Bob Ainsworth

Just browsing the Demons again and noticed a message from Dave Chalmers last year (!) correcting my memory! Are you still around Manchester? Do give me a call. I am in the Manchester south telephone book

Location: denton - Posted October 20, 2010 9:41 am

lynne

still no luck with my previous request for info on Guide Bridge labour club and any artist who played there. Also any photos of Pete, Stuart, Les etc would be appreciated. many thanks.

Location: Bristol - Posted October 18, 2010 11:59 pm
Email: laura [dot] griffiths [at] live [dot] co [dot] uk

Laura Griffiths

Hi all,

I was wondering if anyone could/would help me.

I'm writing my dissertation this year, and am doing a creative writing piece specifically on Manchester in the early 60s.

The plot of said piece is still in to works, but I would be eternally grateful to anyone who would be happy to provide me with first person accounts of the social scene of Manchester at this time.

If anyone is interested in helping out a struggling student, please please email me at laura.griffiths@live.co.uk. Anecdotes, memories, and even simple descriptions of the goings on would be fantastic.

I can't promise I can pay you (student = very poor!) but there will definitely be a bottle of something nice for anyone who could answer some questions/provide some inspiration to my work in progress!

Hoping to hear from as many people as possible!

Kind regards,

Laura.

Location: Blackpool - Posted October 18, 2010 4:17 am
Email: hughesdb5 [at] gmail [dot] com

Simon Hughes

Hi, my Dad (David Hughes) from Salford, played guitar in various bands a lot from late 50's through to mid 60's. he was in a band called 'The Highspots'. Does anyone remember them. i think at one time they had a singer called Jerry deRosa?? Also a good friend and bass player in the band was a guy called Pete Harwood. My Dad's not with us any more but I would be interested if anyone had any info.
Cheers

simon.

Location: United Arab Emirates - Posted October 17, 2010 11:01 pm
Website - Email: bobrogers65 [at] hotmail [dot] com

Robert A. Rogers

Hi, does anyone remember my brother, Bruce Rogers who was active in jazz and piano 60's and 70's. He played for Salina Jones and Friday Brown, played at Band on the Wall, Manchester and Talk of the North, BBC work, amongst others. Regards, Bob R

Location: north wales - Posted October 15, 2010 4:56 am
Email: signweb [at] yahoo [dot] com

derek middleton

alan is this your site
derek

Location: MANCHESTER - Posted October 6, 2010 8:51 pm
Email: hp [dot] procter [at] btinternet [dot] com

HARRY PROCTER

ANY ONE KNOW PETER BROOKS EX BASS PLAYER FOR TONY'D AND THE SHAKEOUTS, PLEASE EMAIL hp.procter@btinternet.com thank you.

Location: MANCHESTER - Posted October 6, 2010 8:47 pm
Email: hp [dot] procter [at] btinternet [dot] com

HARRY PROCTER

THANK'S PAUL SHAW, WENT TO GLOSSOP COULD NOT FIND IAN GOODALL IE STAGE NAME IAN GIBSON IF ANY ONE OUT THERE KNOWS HIM, COULD YOU EMAIL, hp.procter@btinternet.com thank you.

Location: prestwich - Posted October 5, 2010 8:30 am
Website - Email: paulsutton371 [at] btinternet [dot] com

PAUL SUTTON

Hi,

Anybody out there with info regarding 'Dave Allen & the Country Gents' roumer has it that Dave has passed away.

Location: denton - Posted September 29, 2010 8:38 am

lynne

still no info on audenshawe etc - surely someone must have some details to offer -see previous post regarding info required.

Location: montgomery, wales - Posted September 26, 2010 10:52 pm
Email: pg [dot] shaw [at] virgin [dot] net

paul shaw

Harry Proctor.....last saw Ian about 4 years ago in Sound Control,Salford.....I think he is living in Broadbottom near Glossop....just next to the railway bridge/station....Cheers, Paul Shaw

Location: manchester - Posted September 23, 2010 8:31 am
Website - Email: nightnurse1960 [at] ymail [dot] com

andrea

hiya... I'm looking for any information at all on Leslie Eaton, lead singer of Phonenix City smash 1966-71... any information would be gratfully received.. Thankyou

Location: MANCHESTER - Posted September 20, 2010 8:31 pm
Email: hp [dot] procter [at] btinternet [dot] com

HARRY PROCTER

Trying to trace Ian Goodall
lead guitarist with Tony D and the shakeouts, his stage name is now Ian Gibson
anyone know of him? please email hp.procter@btinternet.com

Location: London - Posted September 19, 2010 10:20 pm
Email: jean [dot] king44 [at] tiscali [dot] co [dot] uk

Jean King

Just found this site and saw the posting by Bernie Byrnes on the Drokiweeny page. Can't believe you remembered my name after all these years. Would love to hear from you Bernie - it's been a long time. Send me an email please.

Location: manchester - Posted September 16, 2010 9:21 pm
Email: pblackshaw202 [at] btinternet [dot] com

patricia ann dawson blackshaw

My niece Elaine told me about this website, have found it very interesting and it brings back many memories of being a teenager in the 60's. My brother John Dawson was lead guitarist in "Pete and the Rebels" - a great group!

Posted September 14, 2010 6:27 pm
Email: steve [dot] anglesey [at] mirror [dot] co [dot] uk

Steve Anglesey

Slack Alice/Oscar's
I'm researching an article on George Best's Mcr nightclubs and would like to speak to anyone who went. Please drop me a line at steve.anglesey@mirror.co.uk

Location: denton - Posted September 12, 2010 8:07 am

lynne

still no luck on receiving any infro on groups who played at audenshawe labour club 1970s, also compare stuart, drummer peter, and les etc.

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