BIRTH

Home town:  Salisbury 
Circa:  
1970 – 1972 
Members:

  • Alan Lloyd – Lead vocals & organ
  • Roger Bunting – Rhythm guitar & saxophone
  • Dave Schofield – Trumpet
  • Geoff Herbert – Bass
  • Bruce Kinnear – Drums
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BIRTH CONTROL?

 

At the time of their formation, most of the band’s members were university students – Kinnear and Lloyd were student doctors and Bunting was studying law.  Herbert worked for a local accountancy firm and Schofield joined after responding to a newspaper advert, placed by the band, for a trumpet player.

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BIRTH MARK Left to Right: Bruce Kinnear (drums), Geoff Herbert (bass) and Alan Lloyd (lead vocals & keyboards)

 

The band specialised in covers of bands of the day including Chicago, Blood, Sweat & Tears and Keef Hartley, appearing regularly at Brett’s Night Club and Le Coq D’Or – as well as the usual rounds of social events like weddings and school dances – during their tenure.

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See also – TIDBURY PARISH COUNCIL.