It's a long story, but essentially I was introduced to John Otway's music by my good friend, Roger, when I was living in Aylesbury, John's home town.

At the time, we were also members of a club in Aylesbury called Friars, where, as well as some of the world's and the UK's top live bands, John Otway was a frequent performer. The full story of those times is included in the final chapter of a book I am working on, leading up to the John Otway / Dr. Feelgood trip to Dunkerque in November 2001. John Otway's own autobiography, Cor Baby That's Really Me also covers some of the time I spent in Aylesbury, and brings back many great memories.

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My Gig List: Some of the bands I’ve seen, and the venues I’ve visited over the years.

Picture Galleries: Loads of pictures of various bands and venues.

Reviews: Some more details of gigs, not appearing in the Picture Galleries. Most of these reviews first appeared in the review section of Otnews.

The Blues: This tells you how it’s done!

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