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23-03-2009, 23:27   #1
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I am trying to track down Bobby Campbell who used to be in the band New Jersey Turnpike
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23-03-2009, 23:28   #2
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try typing his name into Imdb and leave a message on there
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24-03-2009, 09:28   #3
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They were my favorite club band of the period. Saw 'em a couple of times at The Black Swan, where they let their hair down and did some real contemporary stuff!!
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24-03-2009, 09:34   #4
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followed tham about the sheffield club scene as NJT.Quinceharman and Wolves, Brilliant band.

Anyone still got NJT album
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24-03-2009, 10:26   #5
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I have one of there albums in my loft, great band of the day Turnpike.
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24-03-2009, 19:55   #6
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Never understood why NJT never made it nationally. They were a brilliant band who
beat some of the so called super bands into a cocked hat.
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25-03-2009, 07:31   #7
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I think that when they released the title song (as Quinceharmon) for On the Buses seriously hit there credibility of reaching the top.
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25-03-2009, 10:34   #8
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They did the theme to "On the Buses"?? Anyone got a copy? (I'm guessing it was the film, which I saw at The Esseldo with a girlfriend, not the TV Series)
It was Hammer's highest grossing film of the 70s
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25-03-2009, 23:30   #9
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Roger Harrison NJT drummer has been in poor health in recent years, I've known Roger from School age.
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18-03-2011, 11:11   #10
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I am trying to track down Bobby Campbell who used to be in the band New Jersey Turnpike
Bob is my uncle, he lives in Sheffield....
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18-03-2011, 14:47   #11
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Bob worked with my dad at Tyzacks, (my dad was big Jim he drove the scrap wagon) he has died since I posted the original thread. I also knew Bob personally as I used to go out with Keith Cosgrove years ago and we used to go out drinking occassoinally. If you speak to Bob will you remember me to him. It would be good to here from him again does he still live with Barbara?
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18-03-2011, 14:56   #12
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followed tham about the sheffield club scene as NJT.Quinceharman and Wolves, Brilliant band.

Anyone still got NJT album
Hi I bought the album still have it in my collection haven't seen it for years its got my head on to dig this out now.
EDITED: Oh I see I have already replied to this thread, teach me to read it first
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18-03-2011, 15:30   #13
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A track (Bohemium Rhapsody) from the NJT album was was played at Roger Harrisons funeral.
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19-03-2011, 10:42   #14
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I think that when they released the title song (as Quinceharmon) for On the Buses seriously hit there credibility of reaching the top.
Just done a bit of checking on this. It's available on You Tube

The credits say sung by Quinceharmon
music by Geoff Unwin
Lyrics by Roger Ferris.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z-V1hUrVt3w
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15-10-2014, 14:59   #15
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Group [New Jersey Turnpike].

Ref post 5: I also have the elpee somewhere in my collection of 40 odd thousand [bleedin' showoff]. I think it is also signed, and I goddit in a job lot some years ago. I've never played it, and it's for sale.

Ref post 2: If it's true they were formerly known as Wolves, then I will have seen [and heard] them play. It was at the Arbourthorne Hotel in the early 70's. They did a fantastic version of Uriah Heep's Gypsy...She was only seventeen.
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15-10-2014, 18:43   #16
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When I worked at Johnson Electrics in the early 70's they were regular customers. Saw them a few times at the Mucky Duck and thought they were one of the best club bands on the circuit - there was nothing they couldn't have a go at.

The guitarist Ross was a great guy - Years later at a party I was messing about on a piano and he was there and came up and sung a few songs, said he wished he had his guitar - I don't think this Les Dawson impersonator ever had such a great compliment!
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16-10-2014, 08:15   #17
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Great live band but recording covers like THIS did them no favours. Ross Grant was a good solo act too, I saw him a few times.
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