1967. Sam Gopal Dream. Original Indo Jazz Trio.

This band was called “Sam Gopal Dream”. The orig­i­nal band that was all instrumental…I played bass and B3 (on the left), Mick Hutchin­son played ragas on gui­tar (on the right), and Sam Gopal (cen­ter) played Tablas. We played all the Psy­che­del­ic Lon­don clubs includ­ing the “UFO Club” in Tot­ten­ham Court Road, “Hap­pen­ing 44”, “Elec­tric Gar­den” lat­er “Mid­dle Earth” in Covent Gar­den, we played the 14 hr Tech­ni­col­or Dream at “Alexan­der Palace” (our set began at 5am…John Lennon was there that night), “Christ­mas on Earth Con­tin­ued 1967” with Pink Floyd, Soft Machine, Fair­port Con­ven­tion, Jimi Hen­drix, Traf­fic. We all played the same clubs.