Topic: Stock and Chapman
Paul webmaster says...
Just added a receipt for a Gibson
16th April 2015 7:02pm
Mark Knott says...
I used to have drum lessons in a scary, dimly lit room in the basement with a teacher called Sean Graham. I used to shiver with fear as even though I was good at drumming I was rubbish at reading. My weekly Saturday morning visits were very ... Read More
26th June 2015 6:36am
Hi, I am new to this site but assuming there was only one Pete Holloway locally who as a drummer then he was a childhood friend of mine and a couple of years older than me. Last I heard Pete and his wife retired to Llandudno. He had a residency at ... Read More
27th February 2016 2:48am
Mark Knott says...
Thanks for the reply Stephen. I had heard Pete and Dot had moved to Wales but can't recall who told me.
Pete was a great guy and drummer but it's sad I no longer see him. We were good friends at one time.
Take care Buddy
27th February 2016 4:34am
Harry wood says...
I had guitar lessons at S&C in the early 60 ,s with a fella called Harold Earle,what a great self accompanied player he was,a real gent.
7th January 2016 12:21pm
Grahame Rothwell says...
Hi Harry, I knew Harold. he was my Double Bass teacher for 5 years at The High School of Art in Manchester. He was a great guitarist too! I think he played in a number of big bands in the northwest as well as session work on both the guitar and ... Read More
3rd March 2016 6:09am
Ben Morris says...
I well remember the shop, but didn't often go that far up Oxford Road. What I loved about the place was that I could go in there for a couple of bass plecs, and be stood next to an older chap who was probably a member of the Hallé, perhaps ... Read More
4th September 2016 10:07pm
john harvey says...
Took drum lessons early 70's here in the basement. He was apparently a well known local drummer in a popular duo (organ and drums I guess). If I could remember the guy's name, or in fact anything this comment could be slightly interesting!
11th September 2016 7:11am
Paul webmaster (Bairnsdale) says...
Hello John ... it was the Rodway- Leyland Duo, organist and drummist. Ken Rodway played organ and taught me sax - although it was a nightmare for him as I was terrible at both sax and attendance. Patience of a saint. I think Bill was the name of the ... Read More
11th September 2016 9:39am
geoff dyson says...
In 1962 I went to s&k for trumpet lessons. My tutor was Dave Browning. What an eye opener,I was eighteen and had never heard anyone play like he did. He was a brilliant guy and still is. He was a brilliant teacher and mentor. I can still ... Read More
29th October 2016 10:44pm
Barrie Seddon says...
Stock and Chapman was the music shop of the era Ma Chapman was a dear we got all our selmar equipment and a set of premier drums from her(De Straads) I remember one of our amps died we got in touch with Ma Chapman and she sent us an amp and took the ... Read More
12th January 2017 8:53pm
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