Supplied by Kay Lobb via Jim Breeds HAPP Facebook page.
Jim Breeds… Here’s a great photo from Kay Lobb, who writes “Found this old postcard at my mother’s flat today. It shows Alan Green and His Boys on Hastings Pier in 1938. My mother still remembers nights spent on the pier, dancing to them.”
Nicki Dann… That’s my grandad !
Alan Esdaile… They are sitting on the staircase that went up to the upper small function room(before you got to the toilets and the long bar area). Looks like the same lino on the stairs in the 60’s/70’s !
Pete Fairless… Yes, twin staircases to the Palm Court.
Andre Martin… Spot on guys
Brian Dove… I think that top row right hand as you look at it is William Cook – Violin, Sax, Clar.
Pete Fairless… Did they ever record anything?
Alan Esdaile… Yes Pete, this one
Clifford Exton… The man sitting on the bottom step right side of Alan Green is my father Ken Exton he was a trumpet player in this photo he is 26 years old
Clare Watts… Wow … Alan Green is my great grandad . It’s great to see a picture of him and the band . .
Ena Nicholls… I would like to know who is sitting on the left of Alan Green, my father was in the band later. I have a photo of this man with my dad Billy Nicholls. Thank you.