PUTTING THE RED ROSE COUNTY OF LANCASHIRE
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THE UPTOWN GO GO BAND
Created from The Blackjacks who became Devils Disciples when joined by Barrie from The Whispers. Then joined by Avalons’ 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 – 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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