Past Bands

Four gaudy coats. Smart but very warm on stage. 1997

Four gaudy coats. Smart but very warm on stage. 1997

1995

1995

1967: Terry (second left) with the popular and successful local band 'The Caldaires'

1967: Terry (second left) with the popular and successful local band ‘The Caldaires’

Caldaires again taken in the late 1960s. Terry is second from right.

Caldaires again taken in the late 1960s. Terry is second from right.

We include this photo as a memorial to original Caldaires bass player Roy Hodgson who was tragically killed on Friday 17th May 1968 at the age of 21.

We include this photo as a memorial to original Caldaires bass player Roy Hodgson who was tragically killed on Friday 17th May 1968 at the age of 21.

Caldaires performing live in the 60s.

Caldaires performing live in the 60s.

Very early shot of Terry. We think this was taken just after he put his train set away.

Very early shot of Terry. We think this was taken just after he put his train set away.

The Pete Kelly Four. This is 1973. Brian's the one on the right with all the hair! Just visible is Drummer Dennis who made a couple of appearances with SM in the 1990s.

The Pete Kelly Four. This is 1973. Brian’s the one on the right with all the hair!
Just visible is Drummer Dennis who made a couple of appearances with SM in the 1990s.

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Anybody think of a suitable caption?

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1973-yes all that hair did actually belong to Brian

1973-yes all that hair did actually belong to Brian

Above -a concert at Samson's Bar Stanley. 18th March 2000

Above -a concert at Samson’s Bar Stanley. 18th March 2000

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Poplar 1986

1986 at The Poplar. Very nearly the start of Sixties Mix. This band was known as 'The Over The Hill Gang'. Left to right: Ernie (drums), Terry, Brian, Dave Stead (bass player and Poplar landlord) and Ricky Brooks (bass player)

1986 at The Poplar. Very nearly the start of Sixties Mix. This band was known as ‘The Over The Hill Gang’.
Left to right: Ernie (drums), Terry, Brian, Dave Stead (bass player and Poplar landlord) and Ricky Brooks (bass player)

Early photo circa 1988 from a gig at The Rising Sun whitwood

Early photo (circa 1988) from a gig at The Rising Sun Whitwood

The Rising Sun Whitwood  1988

The Rising Sun Whitwood 1988

Former SM drummer Ernie. He played with us in the late 1980s and early '90s. This picture was taken at The Rising Sun at Whitwood.

Former SM drummer Ernie. He played with us in the late 1980s and early ’90s.
This picture was taken at The Rising Sun at Whitwood.

The Caldaires circa 1967 with Terry second from right

The Caldaires circa 1967 with Terry second from right

1982: Brian (left) with Bradford based trio 'Strides'

1982: Brian (left) with Bradford based trio ‘Strides’

1976: Brian goes solo

1976: Brian goes solo

Not really a 'past band', Biff with Dennis, Stuart and Johnny form The  Collier Dixon Line

Not really a ‘past band’, Biff with Dennis, Stuart and Johnny form The Collier Dixon Line

Early shot of Biff.

Early shot of Biff.

John (left) with the Doncaster band 'The Tony Shane Trio' circa 1965

John (left) with the Doncaster band ‘The Tony Shane Trio’ circa 1965

Former SM bass player Dave (centre) in this 1968 photo of the  band 'The Ramblers'

Former SM bass player Dave (centre) in this 1968 photo of the band ‘The Ramblers’

The end of a Charity Concert at Wakefield City WMC 1999

The end of a Charity Concert at Wakefield City WMC 1999

This 1995 photo shows Former SM bass player with daughter Leigh who would occasionally join us on stage.

This 1995 photo shows Former SM bass player with daughter Leigh who would occasionally join us on stage.

 

 

 

This 1986 shot from The Poplar shows our mate, the late Pete Hartley on drums.

This 1986 shot from The Poplar shows our mate, the late Pete Hartley on drums.

 

 

 

 

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