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the skylanes go wild
 

smile then! the echo social club
 

the skylanes publicity shot -
hofnor strat, verithin
and homemade bass guitar!
dig the brylcream!
 

the skylanes on stage at western lane youth club southampton
 

Skylanes

Tony Benson
& the Skylanes

strat and vox - the way to go

dressed up for a fancy dress performance

tony croons

shake those maracas!

'arts ball' at the pier southampton

tony benson & the skylanes

the waterside club southampton

john and roy at the waterfront clu

'arts ball' at the pier southampton

tony benson & the skylanes

the waterside club southampton

tony benson & the skylanes

smart clothes - xmas dinner

the waterfront club - a sea of home made red amps
 

meddyEVILS

that looks like a jazzy chord roy!

the meddyEVILS publicity pic for brochure

the r&b look
publicity shot taken outside the guildhall southampton

the meddies with roger messing about on a publicity shoot

PYE records publicity shot. carnaby street outfits!
 

martin smith

early meddyEVILS with roger

the meddyEVILS outside the cliff hotel woolston, southampton home of the waterfront club - the van was called 'bludnock'

martin smith

fan club membership card

PYE releases

roy plays his pete townsend special three pick-up rie

tony playing roys pete townsend rie

meddyEVILS with roger (second right) publicity shoot!

on stage at southampton guildhall

publicity shoot with roger

poster flyers designed by roy and distributed and sent to the record shops

publicity flyer

tony benson

the meddies at the waterfront tony on harmonica

4 page sales leaflet c1965

modern bards press piece in the southampton evening echo entertainments page - note the peter sellers film 'shot in the dark' with brit ekland
 

the CD years