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Does anybody remember seeing Tony Christie with his band The Trackers or Tony Christie & The Penmen or ever the Counterbeats before he made it big.He was very popular in the clubs in the mid to late 60`s.Anybody got any photo`s if him from that time or newspaper cuttings ?

Cheers !

Phil.

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Phil

The Trackers with Tony Christie were performing at Jump WMC, Staincross New Road WMC and Barnsley Trades & Labour Club in Oct 1966

 

Barnsley Trades & Labour Club Oct 1966

 

Jump WMC Oct 1966

 

Staincross New Road WMC Oct 1966

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Hi Andy,

 

Thanks for the info ........long time ago now !!!!

 

Cheers Mate

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Tony christies first booking was at the Ivanhoe wmc in Conisbrough opposite where he lived,up to his late 20s ,before marrying a Sheffield lass .His mate was a lad called Dave Bramley,and they called themselves the Grant brothers,they got paid off,probably most turns did at the start of their careers,for example Englebert Humperdink,aka Gerry Dorsey,real name George Arnold Dorsey used to be paid up regularly.

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