Saturday 27 July Warner Holme Lacey

Looking forward to Warner’s Holme Lacey next weekend with Chip Hawkes making his first appearance since his illness.  He’s making good progress and it will be a memorable night backed by my great band Electrix.

The story of our biggest hits starting with Someone Someone

SOMEONE SOMEONE When the Tremeloes and me were in our teens, (now that phrase will tell you how old we are now), we  took  a trip on the No 126 bus to the East Ham Granada to see Buddy Holly and the Crickets.  This was in the late 50’s.  By 1960 we used to play at American Air Force bases about twice a week, and the Crickets were our main source of material.  So in fact in my last few weeks of Read More

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