Fri 21 Jun, Palace Studio live music
In 1964 Raymond met up with Lou Clark, Len able Thorpe and H Cain to form a band, at that time in Birmingham they were surrounded by talented friends who were doing the same. Roy wood, Jeff Lynn Tony Iommi, Ozzie Osbourne, Bev Bevan, Carl Wayne, Trevor Burton Steve Gibbons, Dave Pegg, Robert Plant the list goes on.
Raymond and his band gigged around England and France for a few years before being signed by Polydor records in 1967. That’s when Raymond wrote his first hit followed by many more hits here and abroad
His song was covered by Cliff/Dave Clark/Leapie Lee/Maria Laforie/Daniel O'Donnell/ Domonic Kirwin/Gladdis knight and many, many more worldwide. Raymond has continued to write and tour the world playing every venue from large to small; Ronnie Scotts London to the ice Dome Tulsa USA, the elbow room Birmingham to Wembley arena and still to this day Raymond and his band tom Farnell/Roger Brown/Peter Meyrick/H.Cain. A fantastic show with great songs spanning 52 years