Showband Photo Gallery
The High Seas Showband was resident in the
Kings Arms Ballroom in the late 6Os and also toured Ireland,
Scotland and North of England. The band line up included Larne
locals; Norman Purdy (RIP-vocals),
Thelma Hall (vocals), Jackie Gault, Alex Newell, Bobby Duff, Jim
Hill, Wilbert Clements and Alex Brown (cousin of the Late
Billy Brown of The Freshmen).
Another local Stewart Gillespie
joined the band after its formation. The band cut a demo Extended
Play (EP) record (disc) featuring the following four numbers.
(a) I'D STILL BE THERE (vocal).
(b) I CAN'T GO ON (vocal).
(a) IN MY ROOM (vocal).
(b) ORANGE BLOSSOM SPECIAL.
Info from Glen Brown
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