supplied by Pete Prescott
Jan Warren… The Cunning Stunts ………. hahahahahahaha, brilliant name!!
Pete Prescott… What a band ha ha !
1. Every Mother’s Son by Traffic
2. Love by Bronco
3. I Am The Walrus by Spooky Tooth
4. Jesus, Buddha, Moses, Gauranga by Quintessence
5. Thunderbuck Ram by Mott The Hoople
6. Nothing To Say by Jethro Tull
7. Going Back West by Jimmy Cliff
8. Send Your Son To Die by Blodwyn Pig
9. Little Woman by Dave Mason
10. Go Out And Get It by John and Beverley Martyn
11. Cadence and Cascade by King Crimson
12. I’m Reaching Out On All Sides by If
13. Oh I Wept by Free
14. Hazey Jane by Nick Drake
15. Walk Awhile by Fairport Convention
16. Maybe You’re Right by Cat Stevens
17. Island by Renaissance
18. The Sea by Fotheringay
19. Take Me To Your Leader by Clouds
Chris Giles… I loved this LP ..one of the best, I thought of the Island samplers and have still got it
Dave Nattress… I remember this one well, a couple of friends had it. Stand out track for me – first time I heard it was “Oh I Wept” by Free (off Fire and Water). Already had Tons of Sobs and Free but got F & W on vinyl then and on musicassette for the Ford Anglia I had back then! Still got both as well as the first edition, remaster and special edition – and pretty much everything Free did. Free what a fabulous unit. Paul Kossoff (RIP) such unique guitar work. Actually the first time I heard many of these artists!
Martyn Baker… Still got the album that I bought after the gig. Tres funky! Featuring Colin Bass on er ……. bass! Also………. Remember Bo Derek? She’s his sister!
Alan Esdaile… Never knew that Martyn. Mention Bo Derek and all I think about is Arthur! I know Colin Bass was in Camel.
Chris Meachen… Seventh Heaven are a band that intrigue me;- they were early exponents of jazz funk, a genre I wasn’t ready for at the time. I do know that they came from the Isle of Wight, & have often wondered if there was a Level 42 connection… Does anyone know any background?
supplied by Roger Carey
Felix press cutting … Wesley Magoogan, Roger Carey, Den Wootton, Will Thomson and Mike Tanner.
Wesley Magoogan… Amazing looking at the past ! Hard to believe this was 40 years ago, seems like yesterday !
Martin Curcher… Is that Mike Tanner on the right?
Liane Carroll… Fab picture. My hubby looks sooooo cute!!!
Yvonne Cleland… Remember this night well! xxx
poster supplied by Mick Mepham. pier photos Chris Meachen.
Tich from Stallion at the pier gig supplied by Roger Carey
Here’s a great recording of ‘Circus’ venue unknown.
Wesley Magoogan…. Those Observer adverts were the center of some of our lives then.Whomever was on the advert for the pier were that week’s big deal !
Phil Gill… I was there, it was a brilliant gig.
Sarah Harvey…This Samisen song is called ‘Felix’. The recording is from 1976. It was first played at the Carlisle gig where we were supporting Felix and was written in tribute (a.k.a. mickey-take) of their complicated and off-the-wall music. We wrote this song all in good humour in our more mischievous days and when we played it at the gig the members of Felix told us they thought it was really good. Felix were, and still are a great bunch of guys and took it in all good humour.
Wendy Weaver… Nice presentation How you have all changed 😈😈😁x
Pete Fisher.. excellent drumming Bernard Jeffery!
photos by John Kenward. Supplied by Phil Little Hastings Music Files. Write up Val Jones.
Glenn Hoile, Richard Marsh (in background), Martin Richter and Chris Syrett.
Martin Richter… lol – you left out the nicknames me on bass – Glenn Hoile on vocals, Richard marsh (big veg) on geetar (background) 3rd pic is Chris Syrett (Ronnie retro)
Karen Sweatman was Blackman… Loved Shine 😊🎼
Moya Wilson…. How funny talked about them on NYE and heard them on the radio yesterday
Martin Richter… Retro always made me laugh 🙂 he`d pull out the most awful chord which rattled fillings and bounced pint glasses from their shelves and look round as though it was his Amp`s fault – happy days 🙂
Glenn Hoile… Blimey! Good times. Still remember Martins poster for the band! Wonder if anyone else does? It was a pic of Gordon banks!