Tich Turner’s Roaring 80’s – Rare Recording


Supplied by Martyn Baker… Photgraphed by Fin Costello.
(Original lineup). Pete (Thommo) Thompson took over drumming when Kevin Hoad left the band. — with Wesley Magoogan,  Tich Turner, Keff McCulloch, Martyn Baker and Pete Thompson.

This is by “The Roaring 80’s”, and produced by Tony Visconti. It was recorded at his Dean St. Soho studio “Good Earth” by Kit Woolvern and Tony Visconti in 1978, Written by singer/songwriter Tich Turner, musical arrangements by our band, The Roaring 80’s. Recorded live in the studio, with a small invited audience of close friends. No edits or overdubs.
Vocal – Tich Turner
Guitar, Piano & B/Vs – Keff McCulloch
Guitar – Andy (Dimarzio) Smith
Alto Sax & B/V’s – Wesley Magoogan
Drums – Pete (Thommo) Thompson
Bass – Martyn Baker

‘Keep You In My Heart’ & ‘Stickin To The Outside’ (seque)

Wesley Magoogan… Seems like a lifetime ago !

Glen Piper… That’s because it was a lifetime ago Wes.

Damon Smith… A good blast from the past. Many happy hours at the Etchingham Arms. They should have made it big.

Andy Caine… Andy Smith on guitar too! Great player!!

Pete Prescott… I remember those days

Andy Qunta… Fun band!

Penguin Cinema – bank holiday films May 1975

Jim Breeds… Good grief, I think I went with some mates to see both of those in one sitting! But I’ll not be admitting that in public!

Patrick Lewis… 1970’s ‘Ladism’ at its height as purveyed by the British cinema industry.

Josie Lawson… Was that Penguin bingo hall once ? My dad retired from the Observer 1964 then did some bingo work in the Penguin.I lived in Hove then. I then in Hove did some casual bingo work over there in Ladbrokes bingo hall, actually went into doing some bingo calling during the breaks….

Jane Hartley… My mum used to go to bingo there too.

Matt Thomas… Confessions of a Window Cleaner was the first rented video I saw on old betamax recorder hired from the Rediffusion shop in Queens Rd

Alan Esdaile… I do remember Jill Gascoine in Confessions of a Pop Performer.

Martin Richter… cert X – “for all the family” ???

Dennis Torrance… How many I wonder look 👀 over their shoulders before entry to this cinema showing lol

Martin Richter… the Orion was similar – x-rated or kung-fu

Michael Wilson… Went to see a James Bond Double Bill at the Penguin.