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Chalkie

Chalkie
Chalkie
Photograph courtesy: John Pinner
The Gallery

Formed: 1980 Split: 1989
Musical Type/Genre: Pop

Band Members:
Jimmy Philips – Guitar
Ian Crombie – Guitar
Bobby Moore – Drums
Derrick Hughes – Bass Guitar
John Pinner – Lead Vocals

The band changed their name from Sticky Fingers to Chalkie in 1980 ahead of their trip to San Francisco in March of that year. There was a band with a similar name on the books of their manager Brian.

Tamworth Herald – 19/04/84
Musicbox – Coming Soon…
Knights, Tamworth’s newest night club, will be putting well-known local middle of the road band ‘Chalkie’ onto the stage next Wednesday night. The band who already have a big local following are said to have a broad based appeal and this will be their second visit to the club.

Gigs:
15/11/80
Chalkie
Dordon Working Mens Club

02/08/80
Chalkie (ex-Sticky Fingers)
Dordon Working Mens Club

05/01/85
Chalkie
Dosthill Cosmopolitan Club

02/02/85
Chalkie
Tamworth Progressive Club

22/03/85
Chalkie
Two Gates Working Mens Club

30/03/85
Chalkie
Shuttington and Alvecote Social Club

01/06/85
Chalkie
Dosthill Cosmopolitan Club

08/06/85
Chalkie
Belgrave Sports and Social Club

02/11/85
Chalkie
Dosthill Cosmopolitan Club

16/11/85
Chalkie
Belgrave Sports and Social Club

The Gallery

Chalkie, 1980, just befoore going to California. L to r: Jim, Derek, Bob, Ian and John.

Chalkie, 1980, just befoore going to California. L to r: Jim, Derek, Bob, Ian and John.

John Pinner, 1980 when the band played in California.

John Pinner, 1980 when the band played in California.

Chalkie, Blacksmiths Arms, Stoneydelph

Chalkie, Blacksmiths Arms, Stoneydelph

Chalkie, Glascote Club

Chalkie, Glascote Club
l to r: Frank Walker, John Pinner, Jimmy Philips, Mick Curtis

Chalkie, Belgrave Club

Chalkie, Belgrave Club

Scene and Heard 1981

Scene and Heard 1981

Chalkie, Glascote Club

Chalkie, Glascote Club

Chalkie, Tyburn House

Chalkie, Tyburn House

Chalkie, Tyburn House

Chalkie, Tyburn House

Chalkie, Tyburn House

Chalkie, Tyburn House

Chalkie, Tyburn House

Chalkie, Tyburn House
Frank, Mick, John Pinner and Jimmy Philips

Chalkie, Tyburn House

Chalkie, Tyburn House
Dave Hoe

Chalkie, Jimmy Barratt and John Pinner

Chalkie, Jimmy Barratt and John Pinner

Chalkie, Jimmy Barratt, John Pinner and Frank Walker

Chalkie, Jimmy Barratt, John Pinner and Frank Walker

Thanks to: John and Julia Pinner

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