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VINTAGE PICS

Whilst going through stuff, I came across these four pics from a photo shoot I did with Chris back, I think, in the 80’s.  They were just round the corner from Backshop Studios.  A nice memory at a difficult time, some two years on from his passing.

A Night to Remember Chris Adams

“A NIGHT TO REMEMBER CHRIS ADAMS” It is now almost one year since Chris Adams passed away and, as we approach the 50th anniversary of String Driven Thing, we have decided to organise an evening of tribute to him. “A Night to Remember Chris Adams”  will take place on 23rd November 2017 at The Glad… Read More…

Obituary

The Herald in Scotland published an obituary this Tuesday.  Here is a link to its on-line. I am having problems getting this in as a link so suggest you cut and paste. version.http://www.heraldscotland.com/opinion/14873348.Obituary___Chris_Adams__musician_and_founder_of_String_Driven_Thing/?ref=fbshr#comments-anchor  

GRAIL GUITAR SHINDIG REVIEW

Another fabulous review for Chris’s book, “The Grail Guitar”, from Shindig magazine who describe it as “A compelling book.  Unreservedly recommended for Hendrix buffs”. “A book that Jimi geeks will salivate over” The first print of the book is virtually sold out and the publishers, Rowman & Littlefield, are processing the first re-print You can… Read More…

GIG CANCELLED – 18 JUNE 2016

Regrettably, due mainly to poor advance sales, the promotor has decided to cancel the proposed gig this Saturday. We hope people are not too inconvenienced and refunds for tickets purchased can be organised by phoning 01565 734066 or 07970 219701. If you are looking for a signed copy of Chris’s book ” The Grail Guitar”,… Read More…

THE GRAIL GUITAR – SIGNED COPIES GOING FAST

  The Grail Guitar – The Search for Jimi Hendrix’s “Purple Haze” Telecaster AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE FROM THIS SITE’S ONLINE SHOP – BETTER BE QUICK. OUR SIGNED COPIES OF THE BOOK ARE GOING FAST.  WE HAVE A LIMITED STOCK BEFORE THE OFFICIAL RELEASE, SO THIS IS PROBABLY YOUR ONLY CHANCE TO GET A  SIGNED COPY… Read More…

Wrong Road Home – Robin Adams

Robin has released a new mini-album which can be downloaded on Bandcamp by opening this post and clicking on this link. https://robinadams.bandcamp.com/album/wrong-road-home          

The Grail Guitar – A new book by Chris Adams

Rowman Publishing in the U.S. are to release a fabulous book in March 2016.  Written by our very own, Chris Adams, the brilliantly researched book tells the tale of a battered Telecaster bought by him in London in the early 1970’s.  He was intrigued at the time by the left handed tuners and was casually… Read More…

November Get Together of original band

Shortly after the sad death of John Mannion’s wife Liz, John was back in Glasgow and met up with Chris & Pauline for a few pints in Allison Arms & Heraghty’s on the South Side of Glasgow.  A lot of laughter and tears were the order of the evening….. and Guinness too!!!  

October Gig – CANCELLED

It is with regret that, due to illness, the band will be unable to fulfil this gig. It is hoped that a suitable re-scheduled date can be found in the new year In the meantime, we apologise for any inconvenience caused.