Circa: 1965
Home town: Gwelo

  • Frank Green – Lead guitar
  • Mike Clarke – Bass (Band leader)
  • Roger Ellis – Rhythm guitar
  • Chris Tamm – Drums
  • Graham McGill – (Replaced Roger Ellis)
  • Rodney Hooper – (Replaced Chris Tamm on drums)
The Specters
The SPECTERS – Grand Hotel, Selukwe, 19 January 1962. From left to right: Mike Clark (Bass), George Durnley (Vocal), Frank Green (Lead), Roger Ellis (Rhythm) & Chris Tamm (Drums)

The original SPECTERS line up (Clark/Durnley/Green/Ellis/Tamm) played together from 1962 – 1964 when Frank Green left upon moving to Blantyre in Malawi.  Chris Tamm departed for Tzaneen in South Africa and Roger Ellis moved to the United Kingdom.  Mike Clark has the distinction of winning the Bass Guitar player prize at the 1963 Rock Band Competition at the Duthie Hall in Salisbury.