UFO plus Rusty Butler – Hastings Pier 1st June 1974

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poster supplied by Mick Mepham

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Wesley Magoogan … I saw that show and they were great.

Terry Pack… I was at that one, too. They were very good.

Here’s one of their best tracks from 1975….

Ian Cramp… Mogg and Schenker together for The Phenomenen Tour, didn’t realise it at the time but have seen UFO since and MS separately since and these have always been good value

Jan Warren… Love UFO

Peter Houghton… It was a great concerted by both UFO and Rusty’s Butler

Tony Court-holmes… i think i was there

Pete Fisher… I was there…Schenker was amazing…

Rusty Butler – The Marquee November 1973

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Colin Norton… Rusty Butler at the Marquee in London in November, 1973. It seems a lifetime ago now, maybe because it was 🙂 Top left: Dave Greenfield – Keyboards, Top right: Tony Savva – Vocals, Bottom left: Eddie Renouf – Lead Guitar, Bottom right: Colin Norton – Drums and Dave Poxon – Bass Guitar.

Rusty Butler – publicity photo December 1973

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supplied by Colin Norton

Back row l to r – Eddie Renouf – Lead Guitar, Colin Norton – Drums, Dave Greenfield – Keyboards, Front l to r – Tony Savva – Vocals, Dave Poxon – Bass Guitar.

Alan Esdaile… How did you come up with the name of the band Colin?

Colin Norton… Hi Alan, I’m not really sure… Eddie Renouf and myself were the last two to join the band and they already had the name 🙂

 

Rusty Butler – 1973 featuring Colin Norton on drums

An early recording by the Stranglers’ Dave Greenfield made in late Autumn, 1973. The band was called Rusty Butler and this was made at Saturn Studios in Worthing, Sussex, England.
The line-up was: Tony Savva (Vocals), Dave Greenfield (Keyboards/Backing Vocals), Eddie Renouf (Lead Guitar/Backing Vocals), Dave Poxon (Bass Guitar), Colin Norton (Drums).
The song was written by David Poxon.

Colin Norton… Hey Alan, Thanks for posting!

Alan Esdaile… I remember Saturn Studios. Spend a few long nights their. Probably with Steve D’s bands?

Colin Norton…  I think that it’s called Pebble Beach now, not sure…

Anthony Ruffell… Saturn Recording studios was in teville road Worthing by the train station run by David Ruffell my dad from about 1972 to 1978 i think he sold it on, he had a trident mixing desk.