My Recollections of Norman Petty

When in 1957-58 The Tremeloes and I wrote to Norman Petty asking him to send us any songs that he could suggest we feature in our stage act, little did we think that he would reply and send us songs including our eventual worldwide hit “Someone Someone”. When we went to see the Buddy Holly and the Crickets show at East Ham Granada (East London) Norman Petty said he would send us more songs, a promise he always kept. Our office in Read More

The Strine Tour – 2004

Remembering my friend the late Dave Dee, Dave Berry, Brian Poole, Mike Pender & Wayne Fontana ReelinandaRockin’ – Australia 2004 What a bonzer bewdy it was to be greeted by our driver, Mr Magoo according to Dave Dee, with the beaut strine phrases gdonya mates ow yer goin.  She’ll be right and fair dinkum no worries.  All said with the local accent comprised of clenched teeth and nose which some ‘scholars’ claim arose from the need to keep the mouth (trap) shut Read More