Week of July 16, 2006

Trifle

Personnel:
George Bean - Vocals
Rod Coombes - Drums
Patrick 'Speedy' King - Bass
Barry Martin - Sax
John Pritchard - Trumpets

Album:
First Meeting (Dawn DNLS 3017) 1970
CD: Archangelo, ARC 7127/28, Japan (with bonus CD single)

45s:
All Together Now/Got My Thing (United Artists 2270) 1969
Old-Fashioned Prayer Meeting/Dirty Old Town (Dawn DNS 1008) 1970

Evolving out of George Bean and The Runners, this group was managed by Robert Stigwood. They also acted as a backing group for other artists. Dirty Old Town was a Dubliners track. Bean died in the early seventies, whilst drummer Rod Coombes went on to Juicy Lucy, RoRo, Stealers Wheel and The Strawbs.

Compilation appearances include: Devil Comin' and Old Fashioned Prayer Meeting on Sixties Years, Vol. 5 (CD).

Taken from The Tapestry of Delights - The Comprehensive Guide to British Music of the Beat, R&B, Psychedelic and Progressive Eras 1963-1976, Vernon Joynson   ISBN 1 899855 04 1


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