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Gary (Bullfrog) Russell


Vocals,guitar and our monica

ocals ,Guitar and our monica

Influences: Lynyrd Skynyrd, JJ Cale,Steve Earle,Roger Chapman, Jack Daniels and Stella.
Plays: 74 Custom telecaster, 75 Strat, 1980 Gibson Les paul ,Peavey T60 Gibson Firebird mandolin,and harmonica.

Gary runs


Alan (the Prof) Higgins


Guitar,Backing Vocals

The Prof

Age: Early 40's

Likes: older kit.

Influences: tried everything from Ragtime to racket and as a result have not got any better in the last twenty five years of playing.

Originally from Yorkshire, came to Nottingham as a student in the late seventies. Unfortunately,my passport has been lost and have been stranded in the midlands ever since!


Melanie (the Welsh Dragon) Taylor

Mel " Welsh Dragon" Taylor

Sax, Violin, Backing Vocals and other strange noises!

Born: in the Welsh Valleys.

Likes: have a huge passion for Soul and Disco Music.

Love listening to Earth Wind & Fire, Otis Redding, Stevie Wonder, Bob Marley, The Beautiful South,Courtney Pine, and Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra.

Bands: Previously have played in The Commandments Soul & Blues Band, the Soulburners,The lighthouse Gospel Band, The Steve White Band and am currently playing in a seven piece soul band called Souled Up

Hobbies: When not found doing something musical I can be found with my better half surfing the rapids in a Canadian canoe or tap dancing (but not at the same time).


Kevin Kirwan


Bass and vocals


All the way from Brighton

Richard Warr




Gear - Ludwig Vistalite (Tupperware) Kit
Paiste Cymbals, Roto-Toms

Born in Lilliput

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