1967. Sam Gopal Dream. Original Trio. Playing Alexandra Palace. London.

  1967. “Sam Gopal Dream” get­ting ready to play at the 14-Hour Tech­ni­color Dream” at Alexan­dra Palace” in Lon­don. We start­ed our set at 5:00am. I scanned this pho­to from a book T-Bone Bur­nett gave me called “I Was There…Gigs That Changed The World”. I had no idea this pho­to of the band exist­ed until […]

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.

1964. The Sons Of Fred. “Sweet Love”. E.M.I. Columbia.

  Pho­to tak­en in “Selmer Music” on Char­ring Cross Road, Lon­don. Buy­ing all new equip­ment and gui­tars. Just after the “Sons Of Fred” turned Proffe­sion­al and signed to Columbia/E.M.I. “Sweet Love”. Our first sin­gle, writ­ten by Alan Bohling.   “Sons Of Fred” YouTube Videos. I began play­ing bass and a lit­tle key­boards with the Sons […]