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Heartfeeder Plus 4

HEARFEEDER plus four – “LITTLE RISING” We had one more go at the singles market before Pauline and I left the band, in the spring of ’74. By that time, we were both burned out, mainly because we’d made the fatal mistake of moving to a cottage in the Buckinghamshire village of Steeple Claydon, while… Read More…

Heartfeeder plus 3

HEARTFEEDER plus three – IDOL        I remember in early ‘73, coming off tour to be at my sister Jane’s wedding. The band was doing well at the time, and with the full beard and hair down to my waist, I was feeling pretty cool and groovy about myself. There had been a time not… Read More…

Heartfeeder plus two – The Game

HEARTFEEDER plus two – The Game     February 1973 saw the release of Circus as a single to coincide with the Genesis tour and we also appeared on Old Grey Whistle Test and the ITV kids programme Magpie.  I mentioned that I had decided to talk to Gail about getting a drummer, for whenever… Read More…

Heartfeeder plus one

As promised, I have started going through the extra stuff of Chris’s memoirs that I discovered and this, the first takes us into from the end of 1972 into 1973.  As you will read, this was a very difficult time for Chris….. HEARTFEEDER PLUS ONE 1972 came to an end with Charisma’s German launch in… Read More…

HEARTFEEDER – EXTRA BITS

Chapters 1 through to 13 of Heartfeeder can be found in the  Band News section of this website. I am pleased to say that I have managed to retrieve about another 50 pages of stuff, some of which is dynamite. There is, however, a slight gap in recorded events at the end of 1972 so,… Read More…

Deep In The Mushroom Forest – only a few left

   Our lead guitarist and youngest son of Chris, Robin Adams has, as most of you will know, his own successful career as a renowned singer/ songwriter.  His work as an artist & storyteller are less well known but he has recently combined his writing and his illustrative talents to produce what is a very… Read More…

Heartfeeder – Chapter 13

  We are reaching the end of what Chris had fully written before his sad passing.  It had been the intention that I would try to finish the book with Chris’s help when I returned from my trip to New Zealand.  Sadly, this never came to be but, there are a few bits and pieces… Read More…

Heartfeeder – Chapter 12

The turning point in the band’s career came when Tony Stratton-Smith came to Glasgow to see them play at Burns Howff.  This pivotal moment created major changes and a new beginning… Chapter Twelve Regent Street Incident Obviously, this was exciting news.  The breakthrough I had been waiting for since the debacle with Concord but, even… Read More…

Heartfeeder Chapter 11

A bit later than intended, but here is Chapter 11 of Heartfeeder.  This Chapter sees the introduction of Colin Wilson and then Graham Smith to the line-up and  finishes just before Charisma’s Tony Stratton Smith comes to see the band play at Burns Howff.  Catch Chapter 12 in 2019 to see what happens!!!! In the… Read More…

Heartfeeder – Chapter 10

Another month, another chapter. This heralds the recording and release of the eponymous Concord album, the cover being recreated for our 40th anniversary gig.   There is also the wonderful tale of the group’s (it was 1970 – they were a group) appearance at Scotland’s first festival in Inverness. Note the price of 25/-, that’s… Read More…