The Sand Fountains – George Street Hall. 1993

sandfountainsgeorgesthallsupplied by Phil Little Jacqueline Wearn, Jeremy Gillet and Martin Richter from Hastings Music Files. www.littledrum.co.uk

Linda Day… Omg thank you, thats wonderful. My son is to the right of photo Stuart Day. Left to right Jon Porter Dan Cox front middle Patrick Woolloff drums and Stuart Day far right. Also Stuart played in the group Daytripper a year later with Wayne Jeffery Nick Goddard  and Joe Clements.

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supplied by Linda Day

 

Medicine Head – Hastings Pier 12th March 1977

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supplied by Sarah Harvey

Sarah Harvey… This day in 1977. The Pier Ballroom opens its doors for the first time after extensive re-decorations with Medicine Head.

Jim Breeds… March 26th – Stranglers! I was at that one.

Peter Fairless… Getting ahead of ourselves… get a grip, Jim!

Andre Martin… Yes calm down, just because the sun is out – Were English don’t do things like this !!

Jim Breeds… I’m just Hanging Around …

Alan Esdaile… What is bizarre is Medicine Head played the pier on the 12th March 1976 and again on the 12th March 1977.

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supplied by Mick Mepham

Andy Qunta… Definitely ’76, Factory wasn’t going in ’77. Going again now though!

Alan Esdaile… The Stranglers also performed on the 29th Oct 1977.

STRANGLERS

 

 

Joni Sledge from Sister Sledge dies

sister sledge

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-39246958

Alan Esdaile… Lost in music. Joni Sledge R.I.P.

Janet Rennie… Favourite band of my early 20’s discos in London

Chris Jolly… “We are Family” was our Molinare (Central London Television Facility) official Showreel music back in the 1980s… loved it!

Mike Guy… Seems so young.

Stuart Moir… Sad loss RIP

Backtrack 1 – Track Records sampler – 1970

anyone remember the compilation albums from Track Records?

track 1

Side 1:

1. Walk On Gilded Splinters – MARSHA HUNT
2. Hey Joe – JIMI HENDRIX
3. Devil’s Grip – THE CRAZY WORLD OF ARTHUR BROWN
4. Pictures Of Lily – THE WHO
5. All Along The Watchtower – JIMI HENDRIX
6. Desdemona – JOHN’S CHILDREN [featuring Marc Bolan of T.Rex]

Side 2:
1. Fire – THE CRAZY WORLD OF ARTHUR BROWN
2. I Can See For Miles – THE WHO
3. Follow Me – EIRE APPARENT
4. It’s Been A Long Time – ANDY ELLISON
5. Call Me Lightning – THE WHO
6. The Wind Cries Mary – JIMI HENDRIX

John Mcewen… I had one many years back. Only track I can remember on it was Armenia city in the sky

Chris Baker… Some great tracks on that one! 🙂

Patrick Lewis… Have got the Backtrack with one side of the Who and one side of Hendrix. Can’t remember what number but has a blue ish cover.

James Turner… I lied just checked and I have backtrack 4 and 5 Who and Hendrix and backtrack 9 The Who.

Mick O’Dowd… Yeah I do. Some weird tracks on some of them but great stuff.

John Storer… Andy Ellison went on to form The Radio Stars and play the Pier second on a bill to Eddie & The Hot Rods. Squeeze were the first band on that night. The Eire Apparent track was produced by Hendrix, who also played on it. The band featured Henry McCullough who went on to be a member of Wings.

Mark Asseenontv Scutchings-Stevens… One of the first albums that I bought ! 🙂

Jan Warren… I still have some!!

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Patrick Lewis… Jimi Hendrix’s first two Albums released by Track in their budget range about 1970-71. If I remember they were £1 each at a time when a full price album was about 38/- in old money. Have them both.