John is The Beached Boys'
Rhythm Guitarist, he is our
SIGN – Taurus
– East London
– NFL, West Ham Utd.
DISLIKES – Middle Lane Drivers.
FOOD – Prawn Madras.
MOVIES – The Searchers, Casablanca,
Singing in the Rain.
BOOK – Catch 22
BANDS (besides Beach Boys) – The
Beatles, The Kinks, The Small
Faces, Cream, The Eagles, Santana.
TV PROGRAMMES – The Sweeney,
Minder, Soccer AM.
CAR – Jaguar XK120.
FIVE FAVOURITE BEACH BOYS / BRIAN
WILSON TRACKS –
Warmth of the Sun
Heroes and Villains
Sail on Sailor
"I bought my treasured “Les Paul” in
1975 for £450 of hard earned cash
and joined a five piece harmony band
“Bugsy” working for “Wheatley
Taverns” among others. This band
performed my first Beach Boys song
“Good Vibrations”(I sang the same
part then as I do now). I met up
with bass player “Dave” and drummer
“Paul” when they were in “Endless
Summer” tribute band and I joined
Paul in “The Love Swallows” 6 piece
band in 1998. Both these bands
drifted away around 2000, and from
the sea spray came forth “The