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Message 1088127 - Posted: 18 Mar 2011, 17:26:39 UTC

One of my early 60's heroes

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Message 1088176 - Posted: 18 Mar 2011, 20:09:48 UTC - in response to Message 1088127.

One of my early 60's heroes

Jet

Pardon the Pun, But It looks like He just Flamed out for good, Which is too bad.
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Message 1088311 - Posted: 19 Mar 2011, 3:00:40 UTC
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Tribute vid......
Jet Harris....

And another.
The Shadows...Perfidia.

And an obit...
from The Guardian.

And one more obit...
from The Independent.
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Message 1088362 - Posted: 19 Mar 2011, 9:42:10 UTC

Thanks Mark. I never did see the Shads live but I saw Hank Marvin live in his 2002 solo tour.
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Message 1088452 - Posted: 19 Mar 2011, 16:02:27 UTC

One of my heroes as well, Chris. I liked Diamonds played by Tony Meehan and Jet. I also like their other releases -

Scarlet O'Hara

Applejack

Riders in the Sky

As well as when he played with The Shadows, in the like of See you in my drums and many others both with The Shadows and with Tony Meehan.

I have to say I very much liked instrumentals like Jet Harris & Tony Meehan as well as The Shadows. It was not Sheila's cuppa ...
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Message 1088521 - Posted: 19 Mar 2011, 19:11:12 UTC - in response to Message 1088452.

Thanks for the links....
After looking about a bit, I am unsure who came first....the Shadows or the boys this side of the big water, the Ventures.
Both had very similar styles.
Always liked both of the bands, although I was only familiar with the Ventures as a kid.
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