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STRING DRIVEN THING ON THE ROAD, AT SEA & IN THE AIR – part 2

STRING DRIVEN THING ON THE ROAD, AT SEA & IN THE AIR Part 2 – Germany (MANAGING THE UNMANAGABLE) In his memoirs, Chris gave details on the trips abroad that the band made during their time that they were signed to Charisma which, of course, included supporting Genesis in New York at the Philharmonic Hall,… Read More…

STRING DRIVEN THING ON THE ROAD, AT SEA & IN THE AIR -PART 1

STRING DRIVEN THING ON THE ROAD, AT SEA & IN THE AIR Part 1 – UK The release of Songs From Another Country in 2009 was the catalyst for the next few years of going out on the road and playing lots of live gigs.  Travelling the length and breadth of the UK, we performed… Read More…

String Driven Thing & Me – The 21st Century

This would have been Chris’s 77th birthday this week.  This month’s post looks back on our time together after the Millenium.  We did a lot, laughed a lot & drank a lot.  Hers’s to Chris Adams and the 21st Century The arrival of the 21st century was a very busy time for us both with… Read More…

String Driven Thing & Me – The 1990’s

The 1990’s This decade saw the release of The Damage and Chris and I had a good few photo sessions with some great pics being taken and, later on, when the new live band was formed, we had some great sessions and some really atmospheric photos.  In searching for suitable locations for The Damage, we… Read More…

String Driven Thing & Me – The 1980’s

THE 1980’S A lot happened to us in the 80’s.  Chris had taken on a management role with The Henry Gorman Band and we decided that, together, we should form a little record company, and so, Backshop Records was born. We released “Chase The Night Away” as a single and we took great satisfaction in organising… Read More…