Hippo Band – around 1985

hippo band 1985

supplied by Hastings Groups from 1958 to the present Facebook page.

Peter Webb, Steve Blattman, Steve Elliott, Gerry Fortsch.

Lynda Caine… Also played regular at The New Broom pub to a packed house. Very popular when Pat and Adrian ran the pub on Broomgrove Estate. As my mum would say they were fantastic, I remember trying to get to sleep in the flat upstairs my bedroom was above them playing on a Saturday night great memories .

Gerry Fortsch… Sorry if we kept Lynda awake all those years ago but I am sure it was more down to the Sea Gulls chanting that was also heard every night. Great memories. I had many happy drinks with Pat and Adrian can any one tell me what became of them?

Lynda Caine… Hi Gerry yes I certainly can tell you Pat and Adrian moved around the country managing pubs and finally settled or should I say retired down in Dorset where sadly Adrian passed away.  Pat (mum) will be 80 this November is happily settled in Dover with me (daughter ) and she said to tell you she still has Hippos cassette tapes to this day, she has kept them they’ve traveled with her and she’s so pleased to read your comment as she has so many great memories of The New Broom and your band . Her words fantastic.

Gerry Forsch… Sorry to hear about Adrian but it is lovely to get your message, give mum my love please. Cheers Gerry. ❤❤