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born to rock ‘n’ roll show, torquay, 28th october 2010

Meeting Roger Newell (ex-Rick Wakeman) who I last gigged with in the 70s - now a long standing member of the Wildcats, definitely one of the finest bands on the UK circuit!
Meeting Roger Newell (ex-Rick Wakeman) who I last gigged with in the 70s – now a long standing member of the Wildcats, definitely one of the finest bands on the UK circuit! See an interview with Roger on Youtube »
Guy Mackenzie with Jet Harris, founder member of the Shadows (Drifters)
Guy Mackenzie with Jet Harris, founder member of the Shadows (Drifters), asking him if he’d ever used a Supersound or knew Alan Wootton. Jet’s first electric bass was a Framus Star bass, identical to the example branded “Besson”, in my Collection!

Jet Harris (6th July 1939 – 18th March 2011), probably the UK’s first bass guitarist, a delightful and gentle person and I’m just glad I finally got to meet him. And his music will live on..

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