Greenhaze Disco – Hastings 1976

1979 gigs.

Who remembers Chris Wade and Graham Lovatt, Leisure Music Agency?

Ian Mantell… Remember Greenhaze discos at Falais Hall, 1979?

Andy Clarke… I know Graham really well. Haven’t seen him in a while but do talk to his family a lot.

Dennis Torrance… Remember Chris wade hope he ok went to priory road think he used to love chilten drive could be wrong.

Sam Rosewell…  I remember Chris Wade well! His wife was a good friend of my mum’s when they lived in Farley Bank – they worked over at Kings Country Club and used to give me lifts there when I was a chalet maid. Nice bloke he was.

Merv Kennard… went to school with Chris, good mates at the time . have not seen or heard of him in 30 years.he bought some of my lighting when I gave up djing.

Ian Mantell… I went to all these gigs and it’s true students were very welcome

 

Tony Prince Radio Luxembourg Roadshow and Jigsaw – Hastings Pier 1st August 1975

  

 

Jigsaw photo in Japan during 1976 tour. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jigsaw_(band)#/media/File:Jigsaw_in_Japan.jpg

Kev Carlenonis… Won 10 LPs from Tony Prince, a 208 t shirt and two tickets to get in, of which the tickets and poster I printed. Won the tickets, LP’s etc from a competition in the local free paper.

The Kult – No Home Today 1969

The Kult’s only single, on CBS Records, 1969. Recorded in Pye #2 Studios in Marble Arch, London in 1969, the A side was written by producer Vic Maile. B side ‘Mister Number One’ was written by Richard Melhuish and Pete O’Driscoll. The Kult were based in the Bexhill-on-Sea area of Sussex, and included Richard Melhuish (guitar), brothers Pete & Mike O’Driscoll (vocals & bass, respectively), and John Hales (drums). Bassist Robert Searle replaced Mick O’Driscoll when he took over management.

Alan Esdaile… Hi Robert, I remember seeing this band a number of times and they were very good. This singles still sounds strong. Did the band or the brothers live in a house near Ninfield and the only way to get to the house was over a field? I think we brought an amp from them once?

Pete Fairless….Yeah, I like it. Did they ever play on the Pier?

Robert Searle….I lived at the O’Driscoll home at Moor Hall Ninfield. The Kult played the pier a number of times.

Andy Knight….Diversion supported Kult, AK Drums, Digger Rosewell Voc, Jeff Peckam Bass and Dai Harding Gtr

Tony Court-holmes….hartnells on hastings seafront next to courts on thursday nights

Alan Esdaile Johnny Mason…I saw them at Hartnells and other places, I was probably only about 15 or 16. The group ‘The Town Council’ manager Harry (father of the drummer Brian ‘Bear’) used to organise coach trips to follow ‘Town Council’ and see other bands in the area. Saw a few bands play in Ninfield.

Andy Knight….I remember TC, Bob Shipway Bass (joined Shaft later), Chris ? Gtr, Pete Robertson (married Gloria) Voc, Bear (Williams?) Drums)

Phil Gill…. really like this Kult song, it has that real trippy 60s thing going on. Nice find.

Rickie….Saw the original guitarist posted on a band from the States that covered the song. Worth checking out! The Underclassmen – No Home Today. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkAaibqvKxA

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2nd August 1969 – The Late Hastings Pier and Toast at The Cobweb

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supplied by Sarah Harvey

Sarah Harvey… A choice of music on this day in 1969. The Late on the Pier and Toast at the Cobweb.

Andre Martin… The Road, were a local Band but I have no knowledge or memories of the Go Go Dancers on the Thursday Night. I cannot think why anybody would try and run against such a strong show at that with Steve Maxted at the Cobweb, it does not make any business logic.

Nicola Dobson… These were my years at the Cobweb loved it there! Summer of 69 first summer out of school!