BATTERY ACID COULD HAVE KILLED US ALL IN THE VAN.

Years ago we were on the road back to Dundee from a gig, as usual it was late and Jerry, Calvert, Rusty were all asleep in the back of the van, I never slept   ( EVER) in the van while…

I HAD DINNER WITH FRANKIE VAUGHAN

Years ago I was performing in the Baracudda where I was resident for years with the band The Flamingoes.  We would support special nights with super famous Artists. This night the amazing Frankie Vaughan was appearing. I invited my Mum…

WE RAN OVER OUR KEYBOARD PLAYER!!

We were travelling back to Dundee from an amazing gig supporting Bill Fredricks ( from the Drifters ) Allan tended to hit the bar at our gigs and aparently had one too many. We stopped the van quite a few…

Maxwell Hall Jazz Ensemble

Sharing this new and exciting Musical Adventure ♫♪♫

A month ago I joined the Maxwell Hall Jazz Ensemble. What an amazing experience this is for me! At the first rehearsal they were very warm and friendly and welcomed me with…

Working with Harry Rabinowitz

Back in the day I was lucky enough to get chosen to feature on a Pilot Show for STV ( Scottish Television ) I was flown down to London to meet the Director Brian Izzard and Musical Director/ Harry Rabinowitz…

Gig Nightmare - I was left all alone on an Island

 Back in the day we took a three day gig up in the Orkney Islands for an American Oil Company called Dowell Schlumberger. There were 3 bands. We took a boat part way and did a gig on the boat…

The GHP Virtual Awards Show Ocober 4th, 2014

What a wonderful night we had, the first annual GHP Virtual Awards Show. It was an amazing night with Friends, Peers, Fans, Radio Presenters and Promotors, a great time was had by all.  We enjoyed listening to some amazing music…

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BURGLAR IN MY ROOM

Many years ago while on the road we were at The Darlington Hotel in Ayr for a Friday & Saturday night gig. It was a big venue and we loved it there except for the fact there was such a…

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I actually turned "GREEN"

One time while on tour in the UK I planned on wearing a green sparkly waistcoat and pants onstage, it was back in the day in the 70's when I wore my hair in an afro, there was new product…