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Marty Wilde’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Party, Devon & Cornwall October 2012.

Sally with Roger Newell
Roger Newell, bass guitarist of The Wildcats (pictured with Sally), who toured with Rick Wakeman in the 70′s and famously played the Wal Triple Neck bass – which he could have bought then for £1,000!
Marty Wilde
Marty Wilde (now in his 55th year in showbusiness!) pictured with my Guyatone LG50 (Star EG 80) which is effectively the same instrument as his first electric guitar, an Antoria bought in about 1958 and used till 1960 when he bought a Fender Strat, which is now on display at the O2 Arena, London.
Roger Newell
Roger Newell of The Wildcats pictured with my Single Cutaway Supersound Bass. His verdict? Wait for his report in the online magazine Musicradar!
Roger Newell & Mike Berry
“Now this is what you do…” Is Roger Newell giving Mike Berry some guitar tuition? Surely not! After all Mike Berry bought his first electric, a Fender strat, over 40 years ago!!!
Mike Berry
Mike Berry live on stage with my Guyatone LG50? Oh all right, I admit it, it was during the soundcheck! But who was Guy Mackenzie mistaken for by autograph hunters at the stage door? Why, Mike Berry, of course!
Sally with Nik Lennard and Eddie Allen
The Wildcats keyboardist Nik Lennard and guitarist Eddie Allen, who is also the Fender Corporation’s European Demonstrator and Product Guru, pictured with Sally.

And finally…special mentions must go to Eden Kane, every bit as good as he was in the early 60′s, also to Roxanne Wilde (younger sister of Kim Wilde and daughter of Marty Wilde) who has the star combination of
an amazing voice and a winning smile! And The Wildcats’ Neville Marten (guitarist/guitar journalist/producer) also drummer Neil Robinson (great solo on “Diamonds”!).

Marty Wilde’s Rock ‘n’ roll Party? My verdict – Don’t miss it!

See an interview of Roger Newell by Guy Mackenzie on Youtube »

Mike Berry interviewed by Guy Mackenzie on Youtube »

The Wildcat’s guitarist Neville Marten interviewed by Guy Mackenzie on Youtube »

Eddie Allen, guitarist with Marty Wilde’s Wildcats, interviewed by Guy Mackenzie on Youtube »

Posted in Marty Wilde and the Wildcats, Mike Berry, Roger Newell

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