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Vikings

 

Years active:

1958-60

 
 

Location:

Redruth

 

 
 

Band Members:

Amph Grigg (Guitar)
Paul Vercoe (Backing vocals/Drums)
Tony Grenville (Drums)
Bunny Thomas (Vocals)
Sach Salmon (Guitar)
Peter Grenville (Double Bass/Tea Chest)
Tinky Moyle (Guitar)

 
     
 

The Vikings started out as the Live Jives (band members were Tony Grenville, Bunny Thomas, Peter Grenville, Tinky Moyle, Peter Benbow and Brenda Polkinhorne) and their first appearance was at a groups contest held at the Grand Cinema in Falmouth. They placed 3rd behind The Imperials and Manny Cockle and the Six Squares.

The Vikings were regulars at The Flamingo, where they backed Acker Bilk, Kenny Ball, Humphrey Littleton, John Barry Seven and Eric Delaney.

The band would morph into The Staggerlees.

 
 

 

 
 

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