pub in Gillingham, Kent. The scene of much good roots music on
Monday nights and the scene of Colin's 60th birthday bash on 29th
only have to glance through Colin's history to know what this band means
to him. Reunited in 2004 after over 20 years, they have had no
trouble in proving that they are still a force to be reckoned with as one
of Britain’s foremost exponents of acoustic folk/rock music.
Based in Germany,
the makers of Colin's Octave Mandolin. Beautiful instruments
and very easy people to deal with.
band based in Norway (confused?). This band
features Colin's long time buddy and Bully Wee Band partner Jim
Yardley. So they must be good!
|Kent based singist/comedian/writer/agent/nude
radio commentator/clothed football commentator and money lender.
site with all sorts of information regarding folk music and dance in and
The Monkey, ex-Slaughterhouse Band, all round instrumentalist, all round
nice guy and in general all round.
site with yet more information regarding folk music and dance in and
|Kent based band featuring Doug Hudson,
Cutler and Mike Peters
|Simply the greatest fiddle player in
man, big voice. Been around the Kent music scene forever. His
band includes Colin's old partner Steve Shorey and Kent's number one accordionist
Ted Handley from Triality.
|Bully Wee Band member from 1981 to
Convention, Jethro Tull and WAZ. Currently with Swarb's Lazarus. Is there a band he hasn't been in??
hang-out buddy on many a Jim Davidson tour and beyond. He hales from
the Planet Pa-hweeeeeyetstapyule and is simply the besstest bassist in the
cosmos. On one occasion when Colin played a very rare bum note he
was heard to say "Hmmm - interesting. A Bb diminished 13th with
a flattened 5th" - Flash git.
brothers from Kent, Ted (accordion), Charlie (trumpet) & Dave
(bass). Been around the Kent folk scene for decades.
Ted now midis his accordion up to a sound module, so for most of
the time it sounds like anything other than an accordion.
Charlie's trumpet sounds like a ......... well it still sounds
like a trumpet really!!
and wife team Diane Lee and Rick Price. Diane will be remembered as one
half of the hit duo Peters and Lee and Rick is ex of The Move and
noted for leaping around in a blue lamé suit as bassman in Roy Wood's
American guitarist who has worked with such notables as Alice Cooper,
Peter Gabriel, Meat Loaf, Tracy Chapman and Lou Reed. From a more
personal angle he is now the husband of our own Karen Taylor (see
above). Look after her Steve. We hope she's as
precious to you as she is to us.
old partner from The Royal Victoria And Bull days in Rochester, Kent.
Still playing it like it should be, Steve is now with the Big Ian
Rickard and Rob Mitchell.
Old mates of Colin's from his Kentish days. Rob plays flute, whistles and
clarinet and Dave plays guitar, piano and keyboards.