Wednesday, 21 July 2010

The Shadows - The Rise And Fall of Flingel Bunt


Flingel Bunt was one of the tracks played by Cousin Jacks/Beat Unlimited at a do organised by the Liberal Association in the City Hall, 17th December, 1964. This was Roger Taylors first proper band and it is possible that this newspaper clipping from 24th December was the first time his musical efforts were ever recognised in the press:

Its worth noting two things. First that they were called Cousin Jacks (not Beat Unlimited even though Cousin Jacks was the older name) and second that the young liberal David Penhaligon (later celebrated MP for Truro) was the MC.

Shortly after this David Penhaligon helped organise a Folk Music Evening at Dave Dowdings place...

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