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Roger Hills

Roger Hills
Born 1948
Bands:  The Jaguars (1962 - 1963) The Aliens (1963 - 1964) Five's Company (1964 - ??) Paul Jones (late 1960s) Peter & Gordon (late 1960s) Wainwright's Gentlemen (Feb 1968) Rupert's Spoon (March 1968 - mid 1968) The Flower Pot Men (Sept 1968 - Oct 1969) White Plains (Oct 1969, mid 1970 - mid 1973) Crucible (1971) Uncle Tone & His Magic Sax (1976)
White Plains (reformed) (2004 - 2006, 2013)
The Jaguars (1962 to 1963) The Jaguars were a beat group formed in Harrow County around 1962. The group consisted of schoolmates from Harrow County School for Boys, along with 14 year old drummer Roger Hills, a student from another nearby school.  The following year, the band morphed into The Aliens after the departure of their singer Bob Heaps.
Members: Bob Heaps - vocals Mick Boggis - lead guitar Tim LeBlond - bass Roger Hills - drums

Thanks to Mick Boggis for providing info.





The Aliens (1963 to 1964)
The Aliens formed out of high school band The Jaguars in 1963, after the exit of…

Tony Burrows

Tony Burrows
Born Anthony Burrows, 14 April 1939 (uses 1942, professionally)** in Exeter, Devon, UK
Bands: The Kestrels (1956 - 1965) One And One (1964) Tony Bond (Solo) (1965) The Ivy League (early 1966 to mid-1967) The Flower Pot Men (Sept 1967 - Oct 1969) White Plains (Oct 1969) Edison Lighthouse (late 1969 - early 1970) Brotherhood Of Man (Autumn 1969 - 1970) The Naked Truth (Jan/Feb 1970) The Pipkins (Feb/March 1970 - Oct 1971, early 1975) Currant Kraze (March/April 1970) Tony Burrows (Solo) (early 1970 - late 1976) The First Class (1974 - 1978) Jan And Joey (Autumn 1975) [Various under Producers/Songwriters Arnold, Martin, and Morrow] (1974-1979, 2016) Heart To Heart (Spring 1984) Tony Burrows & The Hit Squad (1999 - 2002) [Session Vocalist] (1960s - 1990s) White Plains (reformed) (2004 - 2006, 2013)
The Kestrels (1956 to 1965) The Kestrels (originally called The Hi-Fi's, then The Beltones) were a harmony group formed in Bristol around 1956. Roger Greenaway, Tony Burrows, and Roger Maggs all m…