The Portsmouth Music Scene
There are an ever increasing number of those friends who have now left this world.
John Ainsworth at Angel Radio
Ray Andrews, DJ, 24th January 1960 - 15th December 2018
Steve Aspin, DJ, 10th October 1958 - 12th December 1985
Roy & Mo
Roy Baker 1942 - 2010
Bryan Baker in 1989 Furys Bass guitar.
Jo Baker, jazz vocalist, ??? - October 2016
Ted Ball in 1974 Furys drummer.
Dave Barratt folk singer 11th November 1945 - 5th September 2016.
Barry Barron guitarist 1937 - 23rd June 2018, aged 81.
Adrian 'Ade' Bartholomew 1943 - 2007, guitarist with the Dynachords.
Michael Beacon (aka Mike Devon) 1944 - 2008,
of Mike Devon and the Diplomats,
also with The Arthur Ward Band.
Stan Bennett, pianist & music shop owner, 1930 - 19/1/2021
Donald Bonser, vocalist with the Dynachords
Clive 'Sooty' Broughton of the Shantymen ??? to March 2013
Pete Bugg, from Whiskey River.
David Rudland Cairns drummer 9th Marh 1951 - 26th October 2019.
David Carter age 93 1925? - 28th May 2018 trombonist with Gosport Silver Band
Alan Clark, repairman to all, 10th June 1937 - 8th February 2021.
John Reginald Clark of Coconut Mushroom and Morgan's Camel Train,
11th April 1945 - 20th October 2018
Peter 'Andy' Cook vocals with The Firestorms, ??? - 13th March 2012
Peter Cradock, Havant Symphony Orchestra founder
24th May 1936 - 14th October 2017
Ade Cull, singer/guitarist 25th April 1955 -- 23rd December 2018
Roy 'Red' Cresdee of the Redman Set.
1923 - 20th December 2013
Ernie Davis saxophone player.
Paul Dawkins guitarist with Kingbeats & TV21, 12th April 1964 - 14th July 2018
Carl Edwards, drummer with the Psylons ??? -- 2020.
Gerry Elmes, singer/roadie 1946 - 9th November 2020.
Stan Emptage 1917 - 28th August 2013,
Trumpet player with the Benny Freedman Orchestra.
John Evans, of The Sailmakers.
Steve Farrow, 1st May 1947 - 19th April 2006, guitarist of Travis Raymar,
Generation, Tangerine Slyde and Rosemary.
Dave Field, bassplayer with The Crestas and The Hunters.
Terry Flynn 1935 - 9th August 2019 piano/vibraphone player
Keith Francis of the Diplomats ? - 2013
Benny Freedman, Bandleader, musician and teacher.
Ron Gear, Pop Pickers singer, 1949 - 2021.
Don Golding, 14th April 1944 - 12th September 2018 guitarist with the Renegades and others.
George Good, drummer with Club Quartet 30th May 1922 --- November 2005. age 83.
Alan Gordon, drummer with Hector ?? - 2018.
Steve Grant, drummer.
Pete Gurd, from Harlem Speakeasy.
Bob Hemmings trumpeter with the Mecca Band and the Dave Pearson Big Band 16th Dec 1939 - 13th Nov 2018.
John Hill trombonist ??? - 20th January 2020.
Roger Hollis, San Cella Sound drummer.
Brian Anthony Howe July 22, 1953 - May 6, 2020
Nicholas Richard Hug 54 years, 12/1951 to 6/2006
Roy Huggett, drummer 1949 - ?.
Tony Hutchings, guitarist of The Crestas and The Hunters.
Fred Illingworth of The Four Jacks and the Gee Dees.
Brian Iredale 1944-2018,
Bob Jenkins, DJ at the Sound Barrier, 1949-2012.
Phil Jones, saxophone player with Image and with Harlem Speakeasy.
Jean Kelly of Angel Radio - ??? - 2017.
Brian Kemp keyboard and bassplayer of Inspiration and Heaven.
Robin Michael Knight, bass player, August 1966 - 7th February 2021.
Ted Laker ??? - 13th January 2019 age 85
Trumpeter and Angel Radio Presenter.
Mick Legg, 5 June 1947 --- 1 January 2021 bass guitar, The Vigilantes, Remains, Travis Raymer, Poor People, Morgan’s Camel Train, Tangerine Slyde, Rosemary
Anita June Lockhart nee Liddell, of the Honeys singing sisters,
2nd June 1934 - 11th May 2019.
Dave Loney, guitarist of The Paramounts, and The Hunters.
Geoff McKeon guitarist of the Diplomats.
Charlie Massiah born 1960 died April 27 2011
Ross Mitchell DJ, 1967 - 2015
Barry Monkcom drummer with The Paramounts and The Hunters. Saxplayer with The Redman Set
Bert Parker, aka Billy Storm 1944 - 2013, vocalist with Stormriders, Crescendos and Talismen.
Gerard Orzabal bass gutarist with the Avengers 1946 - 2017.
Chris Paradine pianist with many bands. 27th July 1938 - 24th August 2021
Colin Pearce one half of folk duo The Pearce Brothers ?? - 26th March 2018
Nelson Peters, double bass player with Bill Cole and others.
Tony Power, DJ.
He ran the Co-operative Deartment Store,
Fratton Road record department in the 1960's and later
presented for Quay Radio.
Colin Quaintance, guitarist, died 20th July 2011.
Richard Paolo Reilly-Davidson aka Rick Le Page & 'Papa Rick' ??? - 2019
George Richard Race, percussionist
10th June 1932 – 9th April 2011.
Simon 'Blue' Robbins, 1967 - 31st August 1994
of Church Daubers and Radical Dance.
Shakin Jimmy Russell outside Strings Guitar Centre in Elm Grove
Chris Ryder, singer with the J Crow Combo
Shakin' Jimmy Russell
Andrew Scarisbrick guitarist of Heaven.
Nigel Shannon bassplayer with Hector.
Russ Sainty, born Alfred Sainty April 1938 - 28/11/2021 age 83.
Ray Shepherd, drummer with Terry Flynn Band,Trevor Nabarro Quartet, Sid Hayward Band 1960's
Roy Smith, Musican & Artist August 9th 1928 - January 14th 2017.
Paul Spooner (aka Tony Wyell), singer also with the Classics.
Kenny Stevens ??? --- 13th October 2019 guitarist Rock-a-toons.
Barry Sutton in 2011, bass player.
Mick Thompson, vocalist with Five by Five 1947 - 10th April 2018
Phil Tilbury drummer & DJ, 14th May 1944 --- 23rd April 2019.
Mick Waldock, guitarist/singer
John Victor Walton
3rd August 1953 - 6th September 2019,
Smiler, Stealer 1974, Avalon
Arthur Ward drummer of the Arthur Ward Band.
Greg Watkins of Truffle,
No fixed abode, The Mighty 45's and Mafia ? - 2016
Douggie Wheeler, trombonist and arranger
Richard Whichello saxophonist
April 9, 1933 - April 29, 2008
Dory Whitfield, pianist for 60 plus years ???? -
June 5th 2021
Trevor R Williamson
born Winchester September 1941 died November 2015
drummer with The Paramounts, The Hunters.
'Ginger' Woods, keyboard player from St Louis Checks.
Fred "Young Fred" Wyllie saxophonist 19th February 1923 - 17th December 2017
Chris Lynn, from Lancing in Sussex.
Len Canham, from Avenue Artistes
Robin Ford, from Haslemere,
but a Portsmouth area resident.
Dave Carson, Agent and Radio Victory broadcaster.
Denis Sims of Southsea Entertainments 1929 - 2nd October 2019 age 90
Pat Hatch with Truffle
Les Tuddenham 1914-1978 for Danny Raven and the Renegades
Dennis Upton with Dragonfly