Jez Gillett Band – The Bulverhythe & Mr Cherrys New Years Eve 1987

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supplied by Pete Prescott

John Laidlaw…..Yup, the Bulverhythe. Pete and I had to look serious because we were wearing dark shirts. The rest were allowed to smile.

Tim Moose Bruce…..The pub was the Bulverhythe. The band I was in at the time (The Blind Bats) supported them a couple of times there. One of the gigs if I recall, was a fundraiser for the victims of the Herald Of Free Enterprise ferry disaster. The other band that night was local band PLC

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supplied by Neil Cartwright

Neil Cartwright…..New Year’s gig Dec 31st 1987 at Mr Cherry’s

Phil Gill…..Mick Burt, Jez Gillett, Neil Cartwright, John Laidlaw, Pete Prescott. Lovely boys, polite to everyone and kind to animals. You’d never hear a swear word from any of ’em

Pete Prescott…..what sweet young things ! we did a comic relief night there.we were making money by playing anything that was asked (within reason) i remember going outside during a break to work out a song or a key.must of sounded like a band falling down the stairs ! good fun !

Neil Cartwright……… including versions of ‘The Stripper’ and the ‘1812 Overture’ !!!!! I think I probably still have a recording somewhere.

John Laidlaw……Jez fired off party poppers for the cannon fire in the 1812. Pete, the song was “Layla” – someone had offered 20 quid for us to play it :).

Phil Gill….I’d have offered £40 for you to not play Layla.

Redstar Richter… where`s jez….?

Neil Cartwright… You can just see him (pink shirt) behind Pete.

Phil Gill… Is that Lou Reedlaw on guitar?

Neil Cartwright… One and the same.

Steve Thorpe… Was behind the bar!

John Laidlaw… I  like that, Phil – think I’ll start using it :D.

Peter Fairless… A bit late for me. I was definitely there for New Year 1981, though!

Tony Court-holmes… missed it living other side of the world then

Neil Cartwright.. Here’s the band with Santa Claus is coming to town…

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Pete Prescott… Wow ! That brings back memories! That went fast ! John me Neil Mick and Jezz. John played great guitar in that band.

John Laidlaw… Cheque’s in the post, Pete 😀. I had to push myself hard just to keep up with you lot! 29 years ago – crikey! That was a really fun band, with such great players.

John Williams… Done a few gigs there bottom of the stairs

Mick Burt… I remember that gig. I got so shit faced I couldnt play properly (more than normal)
Never touched a drink whilst playing again. Those were the days !!!  Blah blah blah !!

John Williams… Min was always in there, what a sax player we took him to London docklands for a gig and lost him lol

Mick Burt… Wow Min Brings back more memories !!!

Ernest Ballard… You’re all so damn young. What happened ???

Pete Prescott… Are you suggesting we don’t look like that now ?!!!! Ok ok ! My wife just took me to a mirror !

Ernest Ballard… Improved with age. Like a good malt lol

Starobin… I took that photo…!

Happy to update the photo. What name did you want me to use? and did you take both photos?

 

Ritz – Black Horse Music Festival – 26th to 29th May 1995

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photos & poster supplied by Pete Prescott

RITZ, with John Laidlaw, Neil Cartwright, Martin Stringer,  Andy Knight(Drums) &  Paul Dengate.

John Laidlaw….Eeek!

Paul Dengate… Just thinking, Neil and Andy and I played with two bands that weekend – Chaser and Ritz. Then realised that Garry Blakeley probably played with nearly everyone on the Saturday!

John Beeching… I don’t think he left the stage all day, should have been sponsored for the marathon.

Jez Gillett Band JGB – gig poster

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supplied by Pete Prescott

Jez Gillett, Neil Cartwright, John Laidlaw, Mick Burt, Pete Prescott

Ernest Ballard… Bunch of long haired louts. Good band tho.

Neil Cartwright… Really good times!!

Pete Prescott… We had our moments.some nice gigs and recorded a couple of nice tracks. Good days.

Rude Knot To – Beach Concert – late 1990’s

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photos © Eddie Hazell Estate . photos for sale for donation to St Michaels Hospice.

Jeff Davis,  Andy Leaney,  Martin Stringer,  John Laidlaw.

John Laidlaw (photo 6) Yup, that’s me. Playing with Rude Knot To, could be 99, 00 or 01 (although I suspect it really is 2001) – difficult to remember when you’re in a band with Jeff Davis and Martin Stringer.

Dawn Leaney….My late husband Andy Leaney (photo 2) with his beloved Ovation guitar playing at Hastings Beach concert.

Andy Walker…Is that the same John Laidlaw that was in The Tony Ashton Trio with Pete Shelton?

John Laidlaw… I don’t recall either the Tony Ashton Trio, or Pete Shelton – sorry!

Dawn Leaney… Anymore photos of Andy Leaney on that day? … I remember being in the audience! 🙂 xx

Alan Esdaile…. If anymore crop up I will send to you Dawn, anyone else got any?

 

Jez Gillett Band – 1986/87

John Laidlaw, Pete Prescott, Jez Gillet, Neil Cartright, Mick Burt.

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Pete Prescott….taken by the door of the bulverhythe pub.now a shop.jez’s head is was added later.he looks a bit super imposed ! i still have the songs we recorded.a few originals.

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all photos supplied by Pete Prescott

Tim Moose Bruce…..Think it was 1986 or 1987. I remember The gigs at the Bulverhythe. Jez Gillet band, PLC and The band I was in at the time, the Blind Bats. Great times