Brewers Droop

(High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire 70 – 74)
Pub Rock, later known as Droop

 

 

 

 

 

 

Official Pre-79 Releases;

 

Opening Time LP (RCA Victor, SF-8301) released 72
Tracks: House party, I can see your public bar, The way i feel, Let’s watch TV, Why, Opening time, Droopin’, After hours waltz, Hey roulette, Heart of stone, If you see kay tonight

 

 

Sweet Thing 7″ (RCA, RCA-2216) released May 72
Tracks: Sweet thing, Heart of stone, It ain’t the meat it’s the motion

 

 

Louise 7″ (RCA, RCA-2411) released Sep 73
Tracks: Louise, Caught us doing it

 

Other Pre-79 Recordings;

Demos recorded 73/74 for unreleased LP ‘Booze Brothers’
Tracks: Where are you tonight, Roller Coaster, You make me feel so good, My Old lady, Sugar baby, Rock steady woman, Louise, What’s the time, Midnight special, Dreaming

 

Further Information;

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brewers_Droop

Line ups:

c70 – 72
Ron Watts (voc/perc)
Steve Darrington (keyb)
John McKay (gtr)
Malcolm Barrett (bass)
Rob Walker (drms)

c72/73
Ron Watts (voc/perc)
Steve Darrington (keyb)
John McKay (gtr)
Rob Walker (drms)
Steve Norchy (bass)
Alimony Slim (voc)
Gerry Hogan (gtr)
Derrick Timms (bass)
David Withers (drms)
Mark Knopfler (gtr)
Dave Edmunds (gtr)

Steve Darrington later in Joe Stead.  Gerry Hogan is ex-Bees Make Honey, later in Dave Edmund‘s band
David Withers is ex-Primatives (65), Spring. later with Dave Edmunds
David Withers and Mark Knopfler later in Dire Straits

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