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The 1965
National Jazz and Blues Festival.
Richmond Athletic Grounds
Richmond. Surrey. UK.
August 6-8th 1965


    The T Bones . 7th August 1965. 

     The T Bones were headed by Gary Farr. son of heavyweight boxer Tommy Farr and featured during their existance Vince Weatherall - lead guitar, Andy McKechnie - guitar, Stuart Parks - bass guitar, Andrew Steele - drums. This original lineup played at both the 64 and 65 festivals.The stills below were taken from an archival film that exists of the 1965 show, recorded for the US TV show Shindig but it is not known just how much footage of the set exists.
 
   The T Bones were an exciting act and Gary Farr was an energetic and charismatic frontman who whirled himself and his tambourine around the stage with little concern for the other band members who were left to their own devices to get out of the way of his flailing limbs .


    If you have photos, recollections, set lists, newspaper reports  or tapes of the event then Contact me and I'll add them to the site.

 

The early festivals.

You can find out the complete line ups of the first festivals if you follow the links below, but otherwise information is fairly limited.
 
  1961
1962
1963
1964

Festivals 65-83

Most of these have fairly complete documentation .

 
Richmond 1965
Windsor 1966
 Windsor 1967
Sunbury 1968
Plumpton 1969
Plumpton 1970
Reading 1971
Reading 1972
Reading 1973
Reading 1974
 



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