The Second Thoughts

Photo Patrick Campbell-Lyons. The Second Thoughts, spring 1964 outside the Ealing Club. Left to right: Mickey Holmes, Patrick Campbell-Lyons, Vic Griffiths (on van roof), Tony Duhig and Bill Hope. Patrick Campbell-Lyons (lead vocals) Tony Duhig (lead guitar) Mickey Holmes (bass) Bill Hope (drums) Ealing, Middlesex band, The Second Thoughts were formed around February 1963 and […]

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Geno Washington & The Ram Jam Band 1965-1967

Photo courtesy of Buddy Beadle When Dexys Midnight Runners’ topped the UK charts in 1981 with their “Geno” tribute, a new generation of fans discovered American soul singer Geno Washington, who had fronted British R&B/soul outfit The Ram Jam Band from 1965-1970 and enjoyed moderate chart success. Originally the brainchild of lead guitarist Pete Gage, […]

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