Do you remember these pop and rock groups of the past?

Shields Memory Lane  June 1964  
The Strangers. Left to right:  John Haynes, John Elliott, Bill Bell, Barry Thompson, Bill Mounsey and Dave Ellison.
Shields Memory Lane June 1964 The Strangers. Left to right: John Haynes, John Elliott, Bill Bell, Barry Thompson, Bill Mounsey and Dave Ellison.

Ready, steady go, for some shots of local pop and rock musicians from the past.

Who remembers The Strangers, pictured right in 1964? They were, left to right: John Haynes, John Elliott, Bill Bell, Barry Thompson, Bill Mounsey and Dave Ellison.

Shields Gazette Memory Lane  September 1974

Shields Gazette Memory Lane September 1974

Below them, pictured in 1974, are local group Fogg. What can you tell me about them?

From more recent times are Sioux Risin’. They look like they’re a hard rock/glam band, are we right?

Finally, below left, is Gerry Munroe, who in January 1978, was trying to sell copies of his single Reconsider Me for just 50 each after the production company he was with went bust. 


Shields Gazette Memory Lane  
Sioux Risin

Shields Gazette Memory Lane Sioux Risin