Tonight as part of the Richmond Music & Drama Festival, The Eel Pie Club, The Patch, 67 London Road, Twickenham TW1 3SZ, will be presenting a special Tribute to the late Cyril Davies - the pioneer of UK Rhythm & Blues. Some of the finest musicians in the UK led by The Alan Glen/John O'Leary All-Stars will be there paying tribute to the music of Cyril and Alexis Korner and the release in 1963 of 'Country Line Special/Chicago Calling'. The Alan Glen/John O'Leary All-Stars are: Alan Glen (Yardbirds, Nine Below Zero), John O'Leary (Downliners Sect, Savoy Brown), Bob Haddrell (Barcodes, Sonny Black), Glynn Evans (Ray Davies, Martha and The Vandellas), Al Vincent (Daniel Smith Band) and Peter Miles (Joann Kelly, Radical Sheiks). Special guests include (at time of writing): Robin Bibi, Katie Bradley, Paul Cox, Don Craine (Downliners Sect), Peter French (Atomic Rooster, Leaf Hound), Laurie Garman, Tim Hain, Laine Hines (son of Denny Laine), Bob Hokum, Honey B Mama (aka Cleo Sylvstre whose early 60's single 'To Know Him Is To Love Him' is backed by The Rolling Stones), Nick Hyde, Dave Peabody and Dave Raphael. Doors open at 8pm with music from 8.30-11pm. WRC members are reminded that they can use their cards to get discounted admission.
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