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Linda Gail Lewis and John Leyton at the Polish Club, Amersham on Saturday 15th April 2014

John Leyton at the Polish Club
John Leyton definitely back to his best and the great Ray Royal on Drums.
John Leyton and the Flames
John Leyton backed by leading rock ‘n’ roll Band The Flames
Linda Gail Lewis with Some Like it Hot
The sensational … Linda Gail Lewis (little sister of Jerry Lee Lewis) live on stage and backed by rockabilly band Some Like it Hot.
Linda Gail Lewis with Guy Mackenzie
Linda Gail Lewis the Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll and Guy Mackenzie talking music and life!
Posted in John Leyton, Linda Gail Lewis

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!
Posted in Bobby Rio, Charlie Gracie, Clem Cattini, Dave Vincent, Joe Meek, John Leyton, Mike Berry, Nigel Fear, Rick Winter, The Big Bopper, The Saints

alan lovell, lead guitarist, swinging blue jeans…

The Limits 1964 Alan, bottom right, with Watkins Rapier and Keith with Alan's Dallas Tuxedo
The Limits 1964 Alan, bottom right, with Watkins Rapier and Keith with Alan’s Dallas Tuxedo
Solid Gold Tour and John Leyton
Solid Gold Tour and John Leyton
Swinging Blue Jeans and Ray Ennis
Swinging Blue Jeans and Ray Ennis
Alan Lovell
Alan Lovell
Posted in Alan Lovell, John Leyton, Ray Ennis, Swinging Blue Jeans, The Limits

john leyton….

John Leyton with a fan Milton Keynes 1996
John Leyton with a fan Milton Keynes 1996
That £1M cheque  but why didn’t John Leyton sign one of his own??
That £1M cheque but why didn’t John Leyton sign one of his own??
At Babbacombe, Devon 14th June 2008 ... with The Flames
At Babbacombe, Devon 14th June 2008 … with The Flames
With Sally and Porgy
With Sally and Porgy
Posted in John Leyton, The Flames