Tag Archives: The Rockin’ Vickers

Opal Butterfly Groupie Single cover

6/1/16 – Opal Butterfly – Beautiful Beige/ Speak Up – 1968/ Mary Anne With The Shaky Hand/ My Gration Or ? 1968/ Groupie / The Gigging Song – 1969 – I Had Too Much To Dream Last Night/ Wind Up Toys – Demo – 196? /Groupie Girl – Movie – 1970

In the seventies in Liverpool (actually Birkenhead and The Wirral to those of you that know the area), I played guitar with some school bands none of which had very exciting names, I can’t even remember what they were called they were so insignificant. But for a short time one of them was called Opal […]

The Rockin' Vickers - 1966

5/1/16 – The Rockin’ Vickers – It’s Alright – 1966

If we carry on going further and further back, we might find Lemmy playing clarinet in a Swing band! It was probably surprising for most people to see Lemmy playing guitar in the Psychedelic band, Sam Gopal but this might surprise you even more – before that he was the guitarist in the third incarnation of Blackpool Beat Group, The […]