Andre Palfrey-Martin Collection
poster Andre Palfrey-Martin Collection. autographs supplied by Colin Bell
Mick O’Dowd….Best known for “Whiter Shade of Pale”-like tune Reflections of Charles Brown. Have their CD which is pretty good to.
Wendy Wells… I remember this gig as an almost 16 year old. Had a crush on Steve from Santos Morados. If I remember rightly we exchanged addresses and wrote a couple of times, but never saw each other again. I’m sure I have the bands autographs somewhere and those of Rupert’s People. Happy Days.
Alan Esdaile… Can’t find much about Santos Morados but they did have a single on Island Records.
Andre Martin… well I never that takes me back many years
Supplied by Peter Fairless Bands On Hastings Pier Facebook page.
Terry Huggins…. Syd Barrett’s last ever gig with the band.
Lawrence Ralph… Does, anybody actually remember attending this, i know 50 years ago, and memories being foggy, was it good or bad from vaguest memories?
Dave Weeks… We still don’t know what happened to Beaufords Image! Anyone?
Clive Millard… Yes certainly do, I was a member of the support band, as you mentioned hazy days my thoughts take me be back sitting with the Pink Floyds technicians using an old fashioned projectors with two pieces of glass adding paint colours, then projecting it on to white sheets covering over there amplifiers, bloody magic
Kevin Burchett… Ive got that cutting on my keyring
Raymond Badgery… Yep, was there that day. We, girlfriend and I, Lived in South London at the time and used to go the Witch Doctor club in St Leonards most Saturdays for dancing? Well that Saturday the club was shut, surprise, as did not why? But note on door said, club shut and have gone to the pier to see Pink Floyd! So we thought why not! Was cheap, and a great evening from what I remember. Drove back in the early hours to friends in Surrey.
Lawrence Ralph… Thanks for the recollections, Clive and Raymond, also wondered if this was one of the rare 5 man Floyd gigs with David Gilmour, helping keeping it together for a disintegrating Syd. Sitting with the Floyds technicians doing the paint projections, wow!, would love to have been there.
Tony Court-holmes… too young
Pat Dargan… I was there too. Last Syd Barrett performance. Tony Court Holmes remember Fortes.
supplied by Andre Martin
Ian McGilvray… One of My first Bands
Geoff Peckham… Yes, I remember seeing you with them. Quite awestruck as a young lad, I was!
Dave Nattress… Geoff, I recall seeing Whisky Mac round and about Bexhill a few times probably the first few live gigs I ever attended. I remember Mac (Ian) from school – he would have been 2/3 years older than you and I? Probably back then Ian and you would have been just about the only rock musicians in the school? As you would recall though, there was a thriving school orchestra for a good while presided over by a somewhat formidable Miss Celia Elsworth. I’m pretty sure there was a dedicated music room that carried over from the girls school when the boys and girls were amalgamated in our 4th year.
From 68 – Tich Turner, Tony Bird , Len Benton, Peter Horton and Ian McGilvray.
supplied by Pete Hornton
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Paul Sleet – saw them at a gig at a girls school in Hastings. Think it was woodlands in tower road if memory serves. I was a mere schoolboy at the time.
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