Uptowngogoband

 

PUTTING THE RED ROSE COUNTY OF LANCASHIRE

ON THE WORLDS' ROCK 'n ROLL MAP..

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THE UPTOWN GO GO BAND

BURNLEY

 

 

 

Created from The Blackjacks who became Devils Disciples when joined by Barrie from The Whispers. Then joined by Avalonsā€™ lead guitarist Mike Guttridge when Ken Martin switched from guitar to tenor sax, and Don Calverley from guitar to keyboard.

 

1 BURNLEY EXPRESS PICTURE OF EARLY REHEARSAL

 

Paul Waterworth: Bass Guitar. Harvey Capstick: Drums. Ken Martin: Tenor Sax

Don Calverley: Keyboard, Barrie Sharpley: Vocal. Mike Guttridge: Guitar.

Note Vox AC30 amp and tasty strat guitar!

 

2 BURNLEY EXPRESS STORY ON BAND SPLIT

 

3/4 UGGB POSTER

 

Barry Trickett from Dr Pill & The Purple Hearts now on drums and John (Joe) Madden from The Mustangs on bass. This was the main line-up until Barrie and Mike left the band when it went professional. Barrie was replaced by Gillian Longbottom from Toni & The Tealeaves.

 

5/6/7 KEN MARTIN, JOE MADDEN & BARRY TRICKETT

 

8/9/10 CREWE COLLEGE

 

After many years touring and after a few personnel changes the band came home and re-formed with Don, Joe, Barrie, Ken and Mike from the original band but with a new drummer and an extra saxophonist.

 

1ST REUNION GIG ā€“ SCHOOL FUNDRAISER

 

Mike, Barrie and Ken with Don in background and new drummer. Joe is out of shot. Barrie actually playing guitar at that time.

 

2/3MICHELIN CLUB x 2

 

Everyone included in these two and Barrie now in Bryan Ferry mode.

 

BURNLEY EXPRESS STORY RE DON CALVERLEY (MURDER)

 

BURNLEY EXPRESS FOLLOW-UP ON UGGB HISTORY

 

 

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