The Archive

Some memories - a blast from the past!

Grangefield School around 1963 - nice hair!


Grangefield - Christmas 1962 - too loud!


Brian with his grand piano


A bargain at £55


Pete - moody


What happened to bands with ties?


Not again!


The Fairfield, Stockton - home base!


Piccadilly Circus, London - trusty Singer lets us down again


17/01/64 - Grays Road Institute and admission down to 2 shillings


28/09/63 - Beatnik Ball at

Hardwick Grange Farm


Brian practices for the big school pantomime night


December 1963


"Black Friday" - 13th March 1964


The original business card - tasty!


Cliff with his original full kit of drums


Impressed with the

Watkins Copycat echo chamber


Just like KNL 544


Mutiny at Strangefield 1962.

Colour had been invented!


Brunswick, Stockton - good for a fight between numbers


06/07/63 - hire of amp from

Burdons for 12/6d


13/06/62 - a rare appearance as

The Floridas


07/11/64 - Norton Cricket Club (Football section!) - still 4 shilling admission


Near Trafalgar Square, London - is this where the engine goes?


April 1964


Watkins Dominator amp - 17 watts to make a statement


Cliff in full flight at The Cavern

in the mid sixties


February 1964


Always different Graham!


On stage at the Presbyterian Youth Club, Stockton


PR shot for the big competition 1964


Mike - "what - words as well as chords!"


Mutiny at Strangefield 1962 -

Dec 13th to 15th


One last time - with feeling


Early card thanks to

John Bull printing outfit


Mike with a classic rendition

of the F# chord


Circa 1961 - possibly the earliest photo of the band to be


Watkins Westminster amp - 10 watts of sheer power


Linear Conchord amp - 30 watts into coffin speakers - impressive (when working!)


Twist and Shake!


Cliff impressing the fans at The Cavern


The Cyclones

1962 to 2016 (so far!)


Pint of Samson - essential victuals


Original line-up, purely

instrumental, no vocals


Norm - Ace of Bass!


Dangerous!


Time for a sit down


Fame at last!


19/03/64 - school Easter dance

at 3 shilling entrance


Pete wondering why a coffin

should play "music"


01/02/64 - Stockton Rugby Club with 4 shilling admission


Selmer Stadium amp - real power when we could afford to hire it


07/03/64 - Social Club dance and admission now down to 1 shilling!


Grangefield Grammar School - alma mater, where it all began


Early days in Pete's attic bedroom with Norm, Pete and Mike


A Teenage Dance - October 1963


The original Floridas card - Fabulous!




Some more random photos and memories from the past ...


 

 

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