Day rock legend played a blinder!
WE GO BACK 31 YEARS for this week s flashback in time…and you can get the chance to win a new DVD featuring what s in this week s column! It comes from the former pub boss of the Bridge House in Canning Town back then…Terry Murphy. It features music le
WE GO BACK 31 YEARS for this week's flashback in time...and you can get the chance to win a new DVD featuring what's in this week's column!
It comes from the former pub boss of the Bridge House in Canning Town back then...Terry Murphy.
It features music legends Stevie Marriot, who is featuring in the DVD Steve Marriot Blind Drunk at the Bridge House.
The DVD also features Joe Brown and Chas n Dave.
"Steve, from East Ham, played a blinder this night, as did the others," said Terry.
It is the latest Bridge House Music and more details are on the new website www.theBridgeHouseE16.com
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"We are still keeping the old Bridge House Alive, and this is a cracker, " said Terry.
"The thrill of this gig was seeing major recording stars having fun on stage. We can only imagine the stress they went through, playing to thousands. So to see them back in 1978 enjoying themselves ,just enjoying themselves, was a joy..."
The DVD contains two rare and previously unreleased videos of Steve Marriott performing live at the Bridge House and with Joe Brown's Band called Blind Drunk.
The gig was a chaotic affair.
They also sing s rendition of Chas n Dave's Massage Parlour.
The second gig is from 1985 and shows Steve touring as the band Packet of Three with Jim Leverton and Fallon Williams.
Said Terry: "Thepicture quality is rough but the audio quality is great and has stood the test of time. It has taken over 30 years to unearth and transfer this material and nurse it back to health!"
To stand a chance of winning won of two copies of the DVD we have to give away just tell us what part of Steve Marriott came from.
Send your entries to: Bridge House DVD competition, Colin Grainger, Days of the Old School Yard, Newham Recorder, 539, High Road, Ilford, Essex, IG11UD.