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Artefact

Brainchild
Photograph
1974
Band photo taken summer 1974 outside the Waggon & Horses, Ripponden Rd, Oldham.
Artefact added : 2nd September 2008
by jonboycross
brian s Says –
For fans of Brainchild, Tuesday night at The Wagon And Horses, Moorside, was the place to be. Technically, Brainchild were brilliant. Especially guitarist Alan Garratt, who could literally play anything on his cherry red 335. Sad that they never gained great recognition. They were talented enough to deserve it. A great band. Many happy memories!
COMMENT ADDED 24th June 2009
Lee Elcocks Says –
I need anybody who knows these band members to please get intouch with me, regarding hteir appearance on new faces in 1975
COMMENT ADDED 5th November 2010
suej Says –
I knew two of the band members and remember the appearance on new faces very well. i have tried to get in touch with one of the guys i knew but the other one lives in america ( i think )
COMMENT ADDED 6th November 2010
Lee Elcocks Says –
Hi Suej

I am trying to find a copy of their appearance on new faces, this is my last shot at trying to find a copy, as ive contacted al the other acts who appeared on this episode. ITV wiped the tape from the archives, so unless somebody was pash enough to have owned a VCR (probably a phillips 1500) and taped the show for them, or ATV give them a copy, then i fear the tape is gone forever, such a shame! Please see following lnks for the search for the missing tape!

My Dad appeared on the same episode and never got to see the show when it was broadcast on the 8th February, May be you knew somebody who could have recorded it?

www.shropshiresta...

www.atvnewsnetwor...

Thanks for trying to contact them!
COMMENT ADDED 7th November 2010
suej Says –
Hi Lee...will let you know if i can help you...and good luck with your search...how sad your dad never saw the show...
COMMENT ADDED 7th November 2010
suej Says –
Lee....have you tried to email the guy that added this item...jonboycross...see above...he was a member of the band...good luck
COMMENT ADDED 7th November 2010
Lee Elcocks Says –
Alan, i spoke to you today, i cant find the right Alan on facebook! whats your email?
COMMENT ADDED 11th October 2011
nichall Says –
They did a copy of 'Eye Level' recorded with Mickie Most reggae style. It was rumoured that Alan was the secret guitarist on a lot of those RAK singles, mud, showaddy waddy etc.They chose a shite song for New Faces.
COMMENT ADDED 7th June 2014
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