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Johnny Silver and the Cossacks

Johnny Silver and the Cossacks
Johnny Silver and the Cossacks
Pictured (left to right): Bob Broadhurst (Bass Guitar), David Mason (Lead Guitar), Gerald Palmer (Rhythm Guitar), John Palmer (Drums) and Johnny Silver (Vocalist).
Photograph courtesy: Tamworth Herald
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Band Members:
Johnny Silver (Vocalist)
Gerald Palmer (Rhythm Guitar)
John Palmer (Drums)
David Mason (Lead Guitar)
[Later of The Spirits]
Bob Broadhurst (Bass Guitar)
[Later of The Spirits]

Tamworth Herald Feature
Tamworth Herald - February 7th 1964

Featured as an up-and-coming local group are Johnny Silver and the Cossacks. After appearing at local spots, the group recently linked up with Tamworth promoter Vince Baker and have appeared at the Assembly Rooms as a supporting group. Pictured (left to right) are vocalist Johnny Silver, Gerald Palmer (rhythm guitar) and his drummer brother John Palmer, both of Mancetter, lead guitarist David Mason of Wilnecote , and Bob Broadhurst (bass guitar), who comes from Atherstone.

Gigs
03/02/64

Rocking Henri and the Hayseeds (Decca recording artistes)
Memphis Five
Local group Johnny Silver and the Cossacks
Assembly Rooms
Admission: 5/-
Vince Baker Entertainments

Johnny Silver and the Cossacks - Assembly Rooms - 21/02/6421/02/64
5 Fab Groups
The Modernaires, The Three Spirits, Johnny and the Alpines, The Sovereigns and Johnny Silver and the Cossacks
Assembly Rooms
Admission: 7/6 8.00pm-1.00am
Vince Baker Entertainments

07/05/64
Rock Dance – Rock, Twist, Jive
The Rocking Antics, Johnny Silver and the Cossacks, The Four Jaguars
Mancetter Memorial Hall
Admission: 5/- 8.00pm-12 midnight

Whit-Sunday Dance
The Clansmen, The Pirates, Johnny Silver and the Cossacks
Assembly Rooms
Admission: 5/- 8.00pm-11.30pm

22/05/64
Starting May 22 – The Chequers Club
The Chequers, Hopwas
Johnny Silver and the Cossacks with The Three Spirits

30/05/64
The Diplomats, The Creators, The Cossacks
Assembly Rooms
Admission: 5/- 8.00pm-11.30pm
Vince Baker Entertainments

06/06/64
Miss Danny, Chuck Crest and the Crystelles, Johnny Silver and the Cossacks
Assembly Rooms
8.00pm-11.30pm

Gallery
Johnny Silver and the Cossacks
Johnny Silver and the Cossacks
Pictured (left to right): Bob Broadhurst (Bass Guitar), David Mason (Lead Guitar), Gerald Palmer (Rhythm Guitar), John Palmer (Drums) and Johnny Silver (Vocalist).
Photograph courtesy: Tamworth Herald
22/05/64 - Starting May 22 – The Chequers Club - The Chequers, Hopwas - Johnny Silver and the Cossacks with The Three Spirits
22/05/64 - Starting May 22 – The Chequers Club - The Chequers, Hopwas - Johnny Silver and the Cossacks with The Three Spirits
Photograph courtesy: Tamworth Herald

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