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Big Al Whittle Birmingham Folk Clubs 1950's to 1970's (17) RE: Birmingham Folk Clubs 1950's to 1970's 05 Dec 19


I think maybe the Campbell kids could tell you a fair bit. Tommy Dempsey, and the members of Drowsy Maggie - Mike Blair for instance. Resident at the Beggars Bush for many years then the Coach and Horses in West brom .

Les Noden, now living down in Brixham - but a resident at the Old Crown in Digbeth.

Steve parkes, mudcatter and ex oppo of barrie Roberts who ran The Fitters Arms in Walsall. Harvey Andrews =- son gwriter extraordinaire since the 1960's.

the Harvesters folk group who had a residency on the Sutton/ Erdington   border. Someone help me out Ian.......

malcolm stent (ex of the timoneers) resident at The Boggery in Solihull. playwright, DJ, songwriter and god knows what else.

Gordon Mckendry now over in Port Rush - used to run Bearwood with Eddie Jones.

And of course Nina Ssifris, of the Blackthorn Club who runs the Moira Folk Club and festival near Burton on Trent.

malc gurnham and is still active on the ON THE COVENTRY SCENE.
Dave Sampson still runs the Fletch in Coventry. And Rob Armstrong of the New Idiot Grunt Band is still making guitars.

Jane lloyd knows everybody and can tell you everything.

A lot of these people are on Facebook.


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