supplied by Pete Prescott
Phil Thornton… wow ! – I know all 3 of these splendid chaps, never expected to see them all in the same room together though !
Peter Millington…I didn’t realise this dynamic duo did a version of “I Go Ape”
Terry Pack… 1981: Recording backing vocals (and ‘dancing’) on a session of Pete Prescott’s with the marvellous Andy Qunta at Tony Bird’s Wing Studio
Amber Young… LOL, love it (the dancing).
Pete Prescott… My first attempt at recording songs “wot I rote”. They were not very good. The boys (with Pete Shaw on drums and Andy Caine who played wonderful guitar) played well, fun day. I have them on tape. I play them once every five years or so then find a quiet place point North and howl for ten minutes. Seemed a good idea at the time. Now a GOOD one to hear is my very first band VILLAGE (with Andy holiday who runs the p.a. At Beatles day on bass) on our first time in a studio. I was 16/17. My daughter Poppy used to beg me to put it on. She used to scream with laughter (yes THAT good) I remember the guy left the talk back button on. I heard him say to Andy “yes I can put reverb and echo on . . . And it will still be out of tune with reverb and echo on it ! ” followed by “yes sounding good Pete ! Lets try it again !” That tape is buried in a secret place and no I can’t remember where it is ! I wake up in cold sweats when I remember it. Village did get better by the way.
Nick Hibberd… So, you were a Village person then Pete?
Phil Gill… “I’d, errm, give it a couple of minutes before going back in there, Ray….”
Chris Baker… I’m guessing the Funky Chicken?