1975 photo from Dutch television programme Toppop source: GaHetNa (Nationaal Archief NL) Author Rob C. Croes (ANEFO)
Terry Corder… I was there! Superb band.
photo © BBC
Remember Miriam Karlin in The Rag Trade…
Pauline Richards… Yes. Blowing a whistle shouting…..everybody out!!
Andre Martin… This Chris Gentry bloke get about – when I think of all the events that we were involved in at some point, and now the organisations just have gone. The town is that much poorer and the young people missing out on so much. Just look at the admission price 2/- wow.
Mick O’Dowd… Hurst Court has gone as well Andre/Chris/Marshall etc.etc.etc
Tim Moose Bruce… Read somewhere that Hurst Court was dismantled and shipped to the States to be put back up. They took down the outer shell and roof and left the rest behind.
photo supplied by Amanda Hawkings, ad supplied by Sarah Harvey
Sarah Harvey… November 2nd, 1968. No information regarding this group….anyone else?
Mick O’Dowd… New one on me perhaps St Johns Wood members might remember.
Ray Harper… Saw Modes Mode at The Continental more than once and Eastbourne Town Hall. They played blues and soul music in particular Curtis Mayfield. I thought they were from Brighton but they are not listed on Brightonbeat .com site. Great band though.
Amanda Hawkings… The drummer in Modes Mode was my cousin Clifford Grensted. The manager was my uncle Brian Grensted. They were based in the London area. The photo was taken in Stanmore, I believe.
Mike Mitchell… That’s a fabulous suit on the right there.
Lil Fuller… Brian Grenstead ( “Mr.G”) was our neighbour in Stanmore ..we lost touch when we left for Australia in 1970. He lived around the corner but our back garden in Tintagel Drive backed onto his… think He was Manager of Modes Mode then ..in the late 60’s ??? He was always wonderful to our late Mum Sheila and Us Kids and we have many Happy Memories. Fond Regards to His Family from Old Neighbours The Fuller’s … now in Adelaide …Down Under xx
Mick Gilfrin… Yep went to the E/B Town Hall gig. Does anybody remember the free fest @ Cow Gap Beachy Head 1967 ish. Skin Alley were top of the bill
Colin O’Donoghue… They were looking for a new singer and I went to about 3 gigs with them in Brian’s van and did a few numbers. They were from Stanmore – soul band – Otis Redding, Sam & Dave etc. I particularly liked The Action and these guys were similar.
supplied by Colin Fox
Colin Fox… I don`t know if this has been posted before, but I played with St Johns Wood in the 60`s
Mick O’Dowd… Very nice find Colin. Anymore? Does anybody have any info/pics of Precisely This. Must say they are new to me.
Lynn Graham… Yay the Springbeats. Woohoo.
Martin Richter… advert… this is more like it!!