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joe meek the farewell concert-amersham r ‘n’ r club saturday 10th april 2010

The Saints formed in 1963 by Joe Meek as backing band for Heinz. Their version of "Wipe out" was reckoned by many to be better than the Surfaris!
The Saints formed in 1963 by Joe Meek as backing band for Heinz. Their version of “Wipe out” was reckoned by many to be better than the Surfaris!
Rick(y) Winter original drummer of the Saints -and a guitar lover (collector?) too!
Rick(y) Winter original drummer of the Saints -and a guitar lover (collector?) too!
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Wipeout – featuring Rick Winter
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Somewhere over the Rainbow – featuring Dave Vincent (The Big Bopper) and Nigel Fear. “Somewhere over the Rainbow” originally sung by Judy Garland but a great later version by Gene Vincent also other by Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton and not forgetting Connie Talbot from “Britain’s Got Talent”!
Bobby Rio --still charming the girls ( including my daughters!) and sounded great too!
Bobby Rio –still charming the girls (including my daughters!) and sounded great too!
Clem Cattini --original drummer of Johnny Kidd's Pirates and then the Tornados and, of course, their recording," Telstar". Later session drummer on over 50 UK no. 1 records!
Clem Cattini –original drummer of Johnny Kidd’s Pirates and then the Tornados and, of course, their recording,” Telstar”. Later session drummer on over 50 UK no. 1 records!
Charlie Gracie --An inspiration to many wannabe guitarists (including a very young Paul Day!) when he first toured the UK in 1957 and still inspirational aged 74!!
Charlie Gracie –An inspiration to many wannabe guitarists (including a very young Paul Day!) when he first toured the UK in 1957 and still inspirational aged 74!!
Mike Berry was in good voice-as ever!
Mike Berry was in good voice-as ever!
John Leyton with his Anniversary award --celebrating 50 years "at the top" in Show business
John Leyton with his Anniversary award –celebrating 50 years “at the top” in Show business
John Leyton still signing autographs!
John Leyton still signing autographs!
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