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Photo #1 of 3. A series of photos taken during a shoot for an album cover in 1984. The album (Manchester Rhythm and Blues) comprised a compilation of original tracks and covers by several local bands, and you can still obtain your own vinyl copy! (www.left-legged.c...). We were trying to recreate the cover of the famous "Beano" album by John Mayall's Bluesbreakers with Eric Clapton and that's the shot that went on the album cover. Sadly, I never got the negative for that particular photo back from the printers. I set the photos up and the bass player's brother (Richard) pushed the button. L - R; Ian "Joe" Slater (bass), Paul Bamford (guitar), Lynne Bamford (vocals) and Duncan "Jim" Moore (guitar). We used a pool of drummers at the time - Paul Baines did the honours on the recording but sadly was not photographed. Lenni (ex-Sad Cafe) also appeared on the recording as guest saxophonist. The inimitable Norman Beaker produced and sang backing vocals. Ta Norm.
Artefact added : 8th November 2014
by guitardunc
Ian Slater Says –
Wasn't this somewhere down near the mill at the bottom of Lancashire Hill?
COMMENT ADDED 10th November 2014
guitardunc Says –
Yes, it was somewhere near the mill. I'm guessing it's all been bulldozed now and turned into some kind of shopping nightmare.
COMMENT ADDED 11th November 2014
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