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Rehearsal Video – Gone For Good

The band would sometimes rehearse at my West End of Glasgow flat.  This is where the photographs for the Songs From Another Country album sleeve were taken.  It is also where the now famous 40th anniversay gig was held. This video was filmed in 2009 and is the first in a series of stuff that… Read More…

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…

Robin Adams -Sun Behind The Storm Kickstarter

 Sun Behind The Storm To this day Robin Adams music has yet to be committed to vinyl. We aim to change that with the release of Sun Behind The Storm, a full album, recorded in 2012/2013, which was sadly never released at the time of its creation… We hope to create a stunning special edition… Read More…

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