Another shot of “Fleur De Lys.” Left to Right: Phil Sawyer (who left to replace Stevie Winwood in the Spencer Davies Group), Chris Andrews (who played Oliver Twist on Broadway in London) Keith Gunter (founder of Fleur De Lys), Gordon Haskell (Ruperts People, King Crimson). I’m standing on the far right with a leather coat […]
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1966, somewhere in England. Fleur de Lys…me 2nd from left, the second English band I played with for a bit. We played mostly Motown style music. I played piano with this band. We once opened for Eddie Floyd (Knock on Wood) in London, and Brian Epstein (Manager of the Beatles who was promoting the show) dropped by our dressing room with a bottle of Champagne.
“Baby What You Want Me To Do” Pete Sears after several years of hard touring across the British Isles. We were mobbed by a large group of screaming girls as we came out of the “Thanks Your Lucky Stars” TV studios (I doubt they knew who we were, but we were obviously a rock […]
This magazine got things a bit wrong…we never had anything at all to do with the group, “Odyssey”. I’m sure they were a wonderful band. FI began playing bass and a little keyboards with the Sons of Fred in 1963…we turned pro in 1964. We recorded at E.M.I (later Abbey Road) in London for the […]
I don’t recall why we had cigarettes sticking out of our mouths…thought it looked cool I suppose 🙂 I began playing bass and a little keyboards with the Sons of Fred in 1963…we turned pro in 1964. We recorded at E.M.I (later Abbey Road) in London for the E.M.I. Parlophone label, and toured all […]
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 […]