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  • A LIFE IN THE DEATH OF JOE MEEK – Website for the makers of this documentary film
  • AMERSHAM ROCK AND ROLL CLUB – Hold regular 60’s concerts featuring artists like The Tornados
  • BBC RADIO GLOUCESTER – Local Heroes page
  • MIKE BERRY – Official site
  • BLUE RONDOS – Constructed by Billy Pitt-Jones of the Blue Rondos
  • BRIGHTON BEAT – Covers 60s music in the Brighton area
  • REG CALVERT – A new site by David St John with input from Reg’s family
  • CHESTNUT BANK PRODUCTIONS (SPACE BABES). Recreating the instrumental style of Joe Meek
  • DEREK CLEARY was in The Cryin’ Shames and in 2013 released Joe Meek tribute album
  • CORNISH GROUPS FROM THE 60s and 70s – This is an ongoing project chronicling the bands and venues of the thriving music scene in Cornwall in the 1960s & 70s 
  • TONY DANGERFIELD His own site
  • DANNYS PASSION The only Cornish group to record at 304 Hollloway Road. Their recordings remain in the tea-chest tapes.Their manager David Peters has launched a website for the group who recently had a reunion.
  • DD’s GIG BOX There are a couple of Meek classics as well a performances by a number of ex Meek musicians / artists.
  • ADRIAN DENNING’S MEEK RELATED CD REVIEWS including Glenda Collins, The Tornados and The Honeycombs with more reviews of Joe Meek compilations etc. to come.
  • EMILE FORD Ex BBC DJ Vince Tracy has updated Emile’s page and put up more information. If you click on the picture at the bottom of the linked page it will take you to Emile’s YouTube page
  • FUTURE LEGENDS RECORDS This is the home of Cult Tv and Film themes with a difference. It includes the last recording from the original Honeycombs (Denis.Honey etc) and Glenda Collins plus pages about both artists. It also features cult producer Russell C. Brennan (Aka Russell c. Writer) often called the new Joe Meek by many Meek society members including Tony Grinham and Stuart Freed
  • DAVID HARVEY – Dave has to be one of the top names in Bass Guitar playing. Dave played with Clem Cattini’s TORNADO’S NOW group.
  • THE HONEYCOMBS – fan site created by Olli Tooley – singer in Martin Murray’s Honeycombs with detailed history, biographies, song lyrics, and links
  • THE HONEYCOMBS – The official website of the band maintained by ex singer Tony Harte, includes much historical information
  • ROBB HUXLEY – ex Whirlwinds/Saxons/Tornados tells his story here
  • JACK’S UNION – Reference is made to this band on the Paul Gardner’s site
  • TONY JAMES RADIO – Tony James is one of Britain’s best loved DJ’s – as well as his BBC Radio Show he runs a Retro Talk Show on the Internet
  • DAVE KAYE – This RGM Artiste has a page on Byron Elwell’s web site
  • GUY MACKENZIE Features Guy’s collection of guitars and musical background
  • THE MARACCAS A Liverpool band, recorded with Joe Meek in 1966, following a recommendation from the Cryin’ Shames. The recordings were never released due to the untimely death of Joe Meek.
  • JOE MEEK A page for the music legend including discography
  • JOE MEEK IN REVIEW – Facebook page
  • MUSIC HERITAGE UK – A charity to promote, protect and preserve the UK’s musical heritage
  • MERSEYCATS – For info on any of the groups from Merseyside
  • JOHN LEYTON – Official site 
  • JOE MEEK AUDIO EQUIPMENT
  • MERSEY BEAT – Merseyside’s own entertainment paper’s website – has a feature on Joe Meek and the Mersey Beat plus features on Cryin’ Shames and Freddie Starr
  • DES O’REILLY -Drummer/vocalist for The Puppets
  • DES O’REILLY – Video Files   
  • PETER MILLER – (from Peter Jay and the Jaywalkers) Pete Miller, whose recording studio has serviced hundreds of bands since opening its doors in 1977, is in fact, Big Boy Pete. The enigmatic psychedelic legend from the sixties
  • PIPELINE MAGAZINE – Long time supporters of Meek’s instrumental artists
  • RADIO SUTCH 
  • THE RAPIERS – They back Mike Berry, John Leyton on tours – check out Greg’s blog page
  • Retrosellers is a website which provides a ‘one-stop’ portal/directory of all the best nostalgia and retro businesses. They have a feature on Bobby Graham who worked with Joe Meek a number of times – Now in the Special Features section 
  • ROBB-E-RETRO The Joe Meek Society’s very own Rob Bradford is also a vocalist with backing tracks and available for many types of venue
  • THE RIOT SQUAD Day-by-day diary of The Riot Squad’s live, studio, broadcasting and private activities – the result of two decades of research and interview work by Bruno Ceriotti, Rock Historian.
  • RPM RECORDS – a division of Cherry Red Records
  • ROBB SHENTON – an original Meek recording artist and still very much active
  • STOCK CARS The Meek family – Biddy, Arthur, Eric etc., etc who were all keen stock car racing fans. A Canadian site full of oldie photos and nostalgia for British stock Cars. Suggested by JMAS member R J Thomas who used be a DJ at the Northants stock car stadium that the Meek family used to visit.
  • THE TORNADOS –  Dave Watts has formed his version of the TORNADOS
  • THE BOLD RECORDING TECHNIQUES OF JOE MEEK – A link to author Barry Cleveland’s site
  • TOM SIMONS’ JOE MEEK PAGE – a brief profile of Joe and his career – the rest of Tom’s site contains brief profiles of many others associated with rock and roll in the 50’s and 60’s
  • THE TRIUMPHS – The Triumphs are a UK based Joe Meek Tribute band and were formed especially for a performance at the inaugural Joe Meek Festival in 2007. Three members of the band are members of the Joe Meek Society and the other two are fans of and are closely associated with the music of Joe Meek. The band’s ethos is to play Joe Meek’s music live to keep it alive and also to inform audiences about Joe and his music. The band’s Joe Meek repertoire covers the whole of Joe’s recording career, starting from when Joe first became a recording engineer at EMI, Pye and Philips records; his time at Arundel Gardens in London; the period in 1960 when he founded his own record label, Triumph Records, after which the band is named; and his recorded legacy from his occupancy at 304 Holloway Road where he lived and recorded until his death on 3 February 1967.
  • UGLY THINGS – The ultimate rock’n’roll read, bringing you wild sounds from past dimensions, from times when rock’n’roll was young, daring, dangerous and vital.
  • VALERIE MASTERS – Valerie Masters Calling is a marvellous site packed with information about Valerie’s extensive music and stage career.
  • VINTAGE SIXTIES LIVE