supplied by Janine Anne Hemsley
Janine Anne Hemsley…..This one was was The Mick Urry Band. They were at Kings Country Club in Eastbourne prior to joining Mecca.
Alan Esdaile….I remember doing a few disco support gigs with them and I think his brother Keith had a dance band as well?
Janine Anne Hemsley….That’s correct. I worked at Kings Country club with a band called Meridian can’t find pics sadly. Keith worked a lot on Eastbourne pier also.
Andre Martin…..Yes the links are there – Janine – when were you at Kings with the Merries ?
Janine Anne Hemsley…. 1976- around 1979. Had to think then lol .
Andre Martin….We must have met as I was working for Ray King between 1974 – 1979 most of the time in the Main Club – professional name Chris Gentry – The singers with the Band for part of this time were Sandi and Ronnie, but prior to that it was ? – Barry was on Drums, I will have to look up the others names
Janine Anne Hemsley….Yes Pete Bonner was on drums with Barry Goucher initially. Then Barry joined Meridian. There was my Husband Colin Hadley on keyboards. Peter Brent on Bass and a male singer called John Lorenz.I lived on site whilst working there so I must have known you .
Peter Pattison… Mick Urry showband at Nottingham Mecca Dance Hall in 1980 Fantastic