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Tel: 0845 644 3296 or +44 (0) 1603 426 009

 
Tribute Bands
Function BandsParty Bands
Bands / Duo's
AbbaDaze (Tribute)
Links
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Splash Duo
Fantasia (Band)
Tim Goodacre
Wedding Singers
Jimmy Jones
Jim Bowen
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Dave Summerton
Suzie Kennedy
PA Lighting Hire
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Ronan TributeRecording Section
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Lee Vasey Band
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Zippy (Rainbow)
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After Dinner Speakers

Splash Duo, The Professionals

Infatasia Multi Tribute Show

Tribute To Bad Manners

Shirley Bassey Tribute

 The Drifters
The Legendary Sound of Motown

I had the Pleasure of Sound Engineering for the original Drifters in the late
70's and early 80's.

 

The Original Drifters Family Tree
May - June 1953
Clyde McPhatter and The Drifters
Clyde McPhatter, David Baughan, William Anderson, David Baldwin, James Johnson

Clyde McPhatter and The Drifters - 1953
Clyde McPhatter and The Drifters - 1953

August 1953
Clyde McPhatter and The Drifters
Clyde McPhatter, Bill Pinkney, Gerhart Thrasher, Andrew Thrasher, Willie Ferbee

1953 - 1954
Clyde McPhatter and The Drifters
Clyde McPhatter, Bill Pinkney, Gerhart Thrasher, Andrew Thrasher,
Jimmy Oliver (gtr)

Mid 1954
The Drifters
David Baughan, Bill Pinkney, Gerhart Thrasher, Andrew Thrasher, Jimmy Oliver

Late 1954 - March 1955
David Baughan, Bill Pinkney, Gerhart Thrasher, Andrew Thrasher, Johnny Moore, Jimmy Oliver

Mid 1955 - August 1955
David Baughan, Bill Pinkney, Gerhart Thrasher, Andrew Thrasher, Jimmy Oliver

August 1955 - August 1956
Johnny Moore, Bill Pinkney, Gerhart Thrasher, Andrew Thrasher,
Jimmy Oliver

August 1956 - Late 1957
Johnny Moore, Gerhart Thrasher, Tommy Evans, Charlie Hughes, Jimmy Oliver

The Drifters 1956 -57 L-R Tommy Evans, Gerhart Thrasher, Johnny Moore, Charlie Hughes, Jimmy Oliver (seated)
The Drifters - 1956 - 1957

Late 1957 - May 1958
Bobby Hendricks, Gerhart Thrasher, Jimmy Millinder, Tommy Evans

June 1958 - Mid 1959
Ben E. King, Charlie Thomas, Dock Green, Elsbeary Hobbs,
James Clark

The Drifters 1958 - L-R Charlie Thomas, Ben E King, Dock Green and Elsbeary Hobbs
The Drifters - 1958

Mid 1959 - May 1960
Ben E. King, Charlie Thomas, Dock Green, Elsbeary Hobbs, Johnny Lee Williams, Reggie Kimber (gtr)

Mid 1960
Charlie Thomas, Dock Green, Elsbeary Hobbs, James Poindexter, Reggie Kimber

Mid 1960
Rudy Lewis, Charlie Thomas, Dock Green, William Van Dyke,
Reggie Kimber

Mid 1960 - Late 1960
Rudy Lewis, Charlie Thomas, Dock Green, George Grant,
Reggie Kimber

Late 1960 - Mid 1962
Rudy Lewis, Charlie Thomas, Dock Green, Tommy Evans,
Billy Davis (gtr)

Mid 1962 - Late 1962
Rudy Lewis, Charlie Thomas, Tommy Evans, Gene Pearson,
Billy Davis

Early 1963
Rudy Lewis, Charlie Thomas, Gene Pearson, Johnny Terry, Billy Davis

April 1963 - May 1964
Johnny Moore, Rudy Lewis, Charlie Thomas, Gene Pearson,
Johnny Terry, Billy Davis

The Drifters 1963 - L-R Gene Pearson, Johnny Terry, Johnny Moore, Charlie Thomas and Rudy Lewis
The Drifters - 1963

May 1964 - Mid 1966
Johnny Moore, Gene Pearson, Johnny Terry, Charlie Thomas,
Billy Davis

July 1966
Johnny Moore, Gene Pearson, Charlie Thomas, Dan Danbridge,
Billy Davis

August - September 1966
Johnny Moore, Gene Pearson, Charlie Thomas, William Brent,
Billy Davis

October 1966 - Early 1967
Johnny Moore, Charlie Thomas, Rick Sheppard, William Brent,
Billy Davis

Early 1967 - Mid 1967
Johnny Moore, Charlie Thomas, Rick Sheppard, Bill Fredericks,
Billy Davis

The Drifters 1967 - L-R Charlie Thomas, Rick Sheppard, Johnny Moore, Abdul Samad (aka Billy Davis) and Bill Fredericks
The Drifters - 1967

Mid 1967 - Late 1967
Johnny Moore, Rick Sheppard, Bill Fredericks, Charles Baskerville, Billy Davis

November 1967
Johnny Moore, Rick Sheppard, Bill Fredericks, Billy Davis

December 1967 - Late 1969
Johnny Moore, Rick Sheppard, Bill Fredericks, Milton Turner

Late 1969 - Late 1971
Johnny Moore, Rick Sheppard, Bill Fredericks, Don Thomas

Early 1972 - Mid 1974
Johnny Moore, Bill Fredericks, Butch Leake, Grant Kitchings,
Butch Mann (gtr)

Mid 1974 - Early 1975
Johnny Moore, Clyde Brown, Butch Leake, Grant Kitchings,
Butch Mann

Mid 1975 - Early 1976
Johnny Moore, Clyde Brown, Butch Leake, Billy Lewis, Butch Mann

Early 1976 - Mid 1978
Johnny Moore, Clyde Brown, Joe Blunt, Billy Lewis

Mid 1978 - 1979
Clyde Brown, Ray Lewis, Joe Blunt, Billy Lewis, Butch Mann

1980 - 1981
Johnny Moore, Clyde Brown, Ray Lewis, Louis Price

Late 1981 - 1983
Ben E. King, Bill Fredericks, Ray Lewis, Louis Price

1983 - 1985
Ben E. King, Johnny Moore, Joe Blunt, Clyde Brown

Early 1986 - Late 1986
Ray Lewis, Billy Lewis, Louis Price, Jonah Ellis

Early 1987
Johnny Moore, Ray Lewis, Billy Lewis, Gene Jenkins

March - May 1987
Johnny Moore, Ray Lewis, Billy Lewis, George Chandler

May 1987 - July 1988
Johnny Moore, Ray Lewis, Billy Lewis, John Thurston

August 1988 - October 1989
Johnny Moore, Billy Lewis, John Thurston, Joe Cofie

October - November 1989
Johnny Moore, Joe Cofie, John Thurston, George Chandler

November 1989
Johnny Moore, Joe Cofie, John Thurston, Tony Jackson

November - December 1989
Johnny Moore, Joe Cofie, John Thurston, Keith John

Early 1990 - Mid 1990
Johnny Moore, Joe Cofie, John Thurston, Peter Lamarr

Late 1990
Johnny Moore, Roy Hemmings, Joe Cofie, Patrick Alan

Early - Mid 1991
Johnny Moore, Roy Hemmings, Joe Cofie, Peter Lamarr

The Drifters 1991 L-R Joe Cofie, Johnny Moore, Roy Hemmings and Peter Lamarr
The Drifters - 1991

Mid 1991 - Early 1995
Johnny Moore, Roy Hemmings, Joe Cofie, Rohan Delano Turney

Early 1995 - Late 1996
Johnny Moore, Roy Hemmings, Rohan Delano Turney, Jason Leigh

The Drifters 1995 - 96 L-R Johnny Moore, Roy Hemmings, Rohan Delano Turney and Jason Leigh
The Drifters - 1995 - 1996

Late 1996 - Dec 1998
Johnny Moore, Roy Hemmings, Rohan Delano Turney, Peter Lamarr

Mid 1998 - Late 2001
Roy Hemmings, Rohan Delano Turney, Patrick Alan, Peter Lamarr

(L-R) Peter Lamarr, Rohan Delano Turney, Roy Hemmings, Patrick Alan
The Drifters - 1998 - 2001

Early 2002 - Late 2003
Roy Hemmings, Rohan Delano Turney, Patrick Alan, Victor Bynoe

Victor Bynoe, Rohan Delano Turney, Roy Hemmings, Patrick Alan
The Drifters - 2002 - 2003

2004 to present
Peter Lamarr, Rohan Delano Turney, Patrick Alan, Victor Bynoe

(L-R) Peter Lamarr, Rohan Delano Turney, Patrick Alan and Victor Bynoe
The Drifters - 2005 to present

 

 


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