all cuttings supplied by Sarah Harvey
Sarah Harvey….Some of my favourite bands seen on The Pier…..in order Oct 1973, Sept 1974 and December 1974. Be Bop Deluxe opened their set with ‘Fair Exchange’. Wonderful bands, all of them.
John Wilde….Be Bop Deluxe turned me around. Been a huge fan of Bill Nelson ever since.
Andy Qunta….Wow! We were so spoiled!
Mark Sims…..That poster for Be Bop De Luxe with support Clemen Pull. Clemen Pull was my old band. I was the drummer. www.clemenpull.com
Ken Dengate…..Still got a ‘flyer’ for the Tempest gig.
Mick O’Dowd….Nice work Sarah. Keep the ads coming as i’m trying to compile a pictorial list of Pier music. As I said before those of us that have been around since the 60’s have been really spoilt with the choice of bands both local produced and big names! Time for another Sanatogen!
Dave Nattress….Sarah, When I was in Samisen, we did “Ships in the Night” by Be Bop Deluxe at Ore Centre a couple of times, and rehearsed a couple of other tracks – Made in Heaven I loved/love still, but didn’t do them live. I’ve got everything Be Bop did vinyl and CD and most of the stuff Bill Nelson did. Also got a fabulous hardback book biography – Bill Nelson and Be Bop Deluxe. Sunburst Finish album – just wonderful!!
Bobby Walker…..Remember jumping into the back of a transit to go see Be-Bop Deluxe at Folkestone. Shockingly uncomfortable journey, and we arrived to find we’d got the wrong night!