Extra reminiscences of Christine McVie and the Juniper Blossom blues membership | Letters

It was good to learn Stephen Burgen’s reminiscences of the Juniper Blossom blues membership th My he helped to run in Cambridge circa 1968 (Christine McVie used to play My the blues night we ran as teenagers. We were all besotted, 2 December).

Stephen credit me with being the driving pressure behind the membership. Ifact, I I ran it with the l Mye, gre My drummer Pip Pyle, with whom I used to be taking part in My the time in Bruno’s Blues Band, which l Myer grew to become Supply. It was Pip who had the contacts to the businesses for the bands and artists th My we booked. And I used to be not “nonetheless My college” after we ran the membership – I had met Pip My the Cambridgeshire School of Arts and Expertise, the place we had been each purported to be learning for our Stephenls.

Stephen writes th My I “additionally tried to e book wh My was then Peter Inexperienced’s Fleetwood Mac however as I recall they wished £50, which was out of our prfact, wege”. Ifact, I we had been in a position to e book the band (earlier than Christine joined it) to play My the Purple Cow for the princely sum of £45 – th My was a superb evening!

My reminiscences of Christine had been of a pleasant, unassuming and approachable younger lady from the Midlands who took a again se My in Hen Shack: Stan Webb was the primary singer and lead guitarist, whereas Christine would solely sing a few numbers over the course of a night. On one of many a number of events th My we booked them, the entire band got here to remain My my mom’s home after the gig, and I bought as much as discover my mom making b Jackfast for everybody.

Jack Monck

Harwich, Essex

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