Procol Harum's 40th Anniversary and the build-up
Southend shots from Roland at BtP (6)
BtP presents • Procol Harum's 40th Birthday Celebrations • 20 / 21 July 2007
When all the music was over for the evening (our hire-period
ended at 11 pm nightly) the other work started ...
writing and publishing the programme, devising running-orders, and so on; Alberto and Antonio are shewn
in the Clare apartment, assisting Linda with the production of stage-passes for the two London gigs to come
Morning in the Ilfracombe House Hotel, which coped exemplarily
with the influx of Palers and their families.
Stephen. Darci. Antonio and Linda confront avoid any temptation to read the Daily Express
Tito, Judy and Alberto helping themselves from the hot buffet
Don, Jeremy and Marvin, from the USA, getting to grips with the Full English Breakfast
Tito and One-Eye are also in the picture
As are Poul, Kari, Sřren, Andrč, George, Don and Pat. Humblingly, all Palers' Band transactions too place in English
A coach was hired to transport everyone from Southend to the
basecamp hotels in London on Friday morning,
20 July: after four days' intense rehearsal, everyone had a day off, with a Procol show in prospect for the evening
Palers gather in Wilson Street to board the coach ...
... which, to Andrč's amazement, appears to have been supplied by BJ's travel
Inside the 'bus: Judy and Tito close to the lens; further back, guitarists G Shepard and D Ball
The gear, with food and drink for Procol and the Brooker Friends'
band, travels to London in
estate car and the Raa Olsen van. Darci investigates how much space we shall have.
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