Leo Sayer – Hastings Pier 15th November 1974

Jenni Inness write up

Mace Sinden… I was there loved it

Pauline Hillier… Me too

Roy Winchester… was there what a good voice.

Gary Benton… Lives not far from me now here in Jersey

Peter Houghton… Great night

Trevor Webb… I actually saw Leo Sayer entertain at a conference in 99 in London . Very entertaining

Jackie Willett… I was there! I’m sure he came here twice!

Linda Russell…Me too !

Terry Tollan… I was there . He said he could not hear himself through the screaming fans

Gerry Fortsch… What a great voice and very talented guy, always enjoyed his TV show.

Mick O’Dowd… Nice bloke! I was there for this.

Tracy Birrell… Oh I was here aged 16.I remember it well.

Bill Gallop… I was Night Watch man on the Pier this special night myself and Geoff Clark and if I remember right it was less than a month when he returned Brilliant show man top audience to !! xx Just a One Man Band x

Alan Esdaile… A really nice genuine guy. Took time to chat and drinks all round for the helpers.



Martin Casson Agency – Hastings Pier Gigs Nov/Dec 1974



leaflet supplied by Michael Mepham

Kevin Sherwood… Went to all of them.

Phil Meston… Went to the first three!

Yvonne Cleland… Went to all but Leo Sayer.

Tony Court-holmes… only Curved Air for me

Bob Lloyd… Interestingly Steve Maxted ran a Wednesday night disco at Woodville Halls in Gravesend in the early 1970s

Dave Weeks… I think I went to all of them apart from Leo sayer. Happy days.

Julie Morris… I saw Leo Sayer and Sparks – and always there for Steve Maxted!Happy days indeed Dave!

Roy Winchester…I saw Leo Sayer what a voice if i remember it right he was dressed as a clown.

Leo Sayer and support Ice Cream – Hastings Pier 13th July 1974

poster supplied by Mick Mepham.

photo AVRO’s TopPop (Dutch television show) in 1974.  http://www.beeldengeluidwiki.nl/index.php/Gallery:_Toppop_%281974%29

Alan Esdaile… I worked with Leo Sayer and he was really polite and a genuine nice guy. I sure Chris Meachen will agree .

Chris Meachen… Yep, thoroughly nice guy;- one of the few that insisted on buying the helpers a drink…

Jim Hobbs… Leo Sayer Live – one of the best gigs seen on Hastings Pier

Glenn Piper… I worked on this gig. Leo himself was a really nice guy

Matt Thomas… I’m reading Tom Watkins Autobiography at the moment and he mentions the band he was managing in the 70’s Ice Cream and that they supported Leo Sayer on Hastings Pier. Anyone remember these?

Alan Esdaile… I think they melted away Matt.

Matt Thomas… According to the book they turned into Giggle

Alan Esdaile… They sound like a joke to me.

Carl Ridley… I don’t know if you know but Tom Watkins owns the ship pub in Winchelsea beach just up the road from his house.

Matt Thomas… part owns.

Jenny Tyler… I was there too. X

Keith Veness… I was there too

Blackmore Merv… me too

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