Single 'Terms & Conditions Apply'; November 2016
The Cluny, 2013. Photo: Anila Clark
BBC North radio session. Photo, Ken Cameron
'Mile After Mile' sleeve pic
Le Cap's, France, 2005
With Betty Olsen, Tony Sasia & Tony Marlowe; France 2005
Solo set at Le Cap's, Neully-sur-Marne, France; 2005.
With close friend Beverley Knight on her 'Soulsville' tour, 2016.
'Eric Faulkner & Friends', 2015. Photo: Diane Redpath
Tudor Arms, Dunston, 1990s.
String Theory, 2015. Photo: Karin Ingram
String Theory, 2013. Photo: Karin Ingram
Eric Faulkner & Friends, 2015. Photo: Diane Redpath
String Theory Auditorium, 2015. Photo: Diane Redpath
'Salut!' Paris, 2005
Munetoshi Takagi, owner of Revel Yell Music, Japan. I was on his label in the mid-2000s.
'Mile After Mile' CD photo
"Pre-sent...PEDALBOARDS!" August 2016
Steinberger & pedalboard in action, August 2016. Photo: David Finnie.
With Lynnette at a Biker Buddies' gig, 2005
Little bit of politics... design: Martin, Photo: Karin Ingram
Eric Faulkner & Friends poster, 2015
The Cluny, Newcastle. Photo: Hazel Plater
Sleeve design by Jeff Jinx, from a photo by Christine Glover
Dancers at Le Cap's, Neully-sur-Marne, 2005
Irene Sutherland (K.O.S. duo)
H.O.G. rally, early 2000s
With Betty & the Bops, France, 2005
French gig poster (L) 2006
Auditorium show with Eric Faulkner, 2015
'Mile After Mile' CD sleeve, 2002
With Tony Marlow, Salle Phisa Ballroom, Paris 2006
Claude Speisser (59 Club France) with drummer Tony Sasia, 2005
Back cover, 'Rockin' At The Ace Cafe' Cafe Racer Mix CD, 1998
Irene Sutherland sang BVs in the Kindness of Strangers. Photo: Christine Glover, 1988
Willy, 59 Club France Webmaster & all-round nice guy.
My Simon SP2, an early all-valve stereo tape deck. Martin's first single, 'Blues From Your Backyard' was recorded on it.
NER&RS pals, Alletsa Ballroom, Whitley Bay 1972. Photo: Martin.
'Rockin' at the Ace Cafe', Cafe Racer Mix by DJ Munro, 1998
Martin is featured in 'Ace Times' by Mick Duckworth
with my friend Frank Hulin of the Belgian 59 Club, 2005.
L-R: Martin, Tony Marlow, Claude Speisser (French 59 Club) Terry Batt ((UK 59 Club) Mark Wilsmore (owner, Ace Cafe London) & (front) Martine Speisser (French 59 Club)
The Cluny, Newcastle upon Tyne, 2013. Photo: Hazel Plater
'Blues From Your Back Yard' single, around 1969/70. Photo: Stew Campbell.
String Theory, Hawick, August 2016. Photo: David Finnie
On the glass stage at Tower Mill, Hawick. The River Slitrig runs below, past the original waterwheel. Photo: David Finnie
Claude & Martine smooch to 'Grease on my Pillow'; Paris, 2005.
Al & Martin Craig, The Kindness Of Strangers, 1988. Photo: Christine Glover
Rory Storm (Alan Caldwell), a Liverpool pal in the Sixties
Album sleeve, 2016
The 'Elvis Presley guitar' from Martin's skiffle group days...
Lynn & Martin, Merseyside, 1966
Scottish Borders landscape
'Night Drive' sleeve
Mesmerised by the Mirror Ball. Photo: Rik Walton.
'Sabroff' (Sabrejets/Roxoff) gig
Diesel, Mad Dog, Antoine
Recording at Metro Radio
'Last time Lindolph, you looked so Jazz'. Lindolph de Oliveira, 1980s
K.O.S. at JesFest, 1987
Cooperage, Newcastle. Photo: Rik Walton
Early Sabrejets gig, Earsdon
At The Quayside, 1978. Photo: Rik Walton
North East R&R Society members, 1973
Blueport Music label owner & pal, Mike Maurice
K.O.S. duo, 1987
Mad Dog Lupé, Sabrejets bass player
Newcastle Chronicle feature, 1978
Busking in Newcastle's west end, 1970s
With Joss Eliott (bass) 1981
John Peel Roadshow, 1979
With Al Craig (Keyboards) 1988. Photo: Christine Glover.
With Betty & the Bops, Neully-sur-Marne, France, 2005. Photo: Martine Speisser.
Hot Rod Gang, 1974. Photo: Dave McGeorge
Review of 'Voodoo Cave/At The Quayside, Gorrilla Beat, Germany
Sabrejets interview, Balmbra's Music Hall, Newcastle
Diesel'n'Carlos, The Cooperage
With Gordon & Harry, Bo-Weevils, Liverpool 1966
Mad Dog Lupé, Sabrejets bass player. Photo: Rik Walton
The Hot Rod Gang, early '70s
Sabrejets publicity shot, 1979
With Betty Olsen, Tony Marlow & Tony Sasia, French 59 Club 2005
With Tony Sasia, Salle Phisa Ballroom, Paris 2006
Hot Rod Gang with my 1960 Buick Invicta sedan
Sabrejets publicity. 1979
Mad Dog unloads at the Cooperage, 1978
Sabrejets at South Bank, Teesside
With Betty & the Bops in France, 2005
Lynn was in the Sixties Merseyside band, the Bo-Weevils, and the duo, Border Rebels. This is the sleeve of her album 'Off-Grid'.
Sandie LaRocque, Sabrejets drummer.
The large-format book, 'Ace Times: Speed Thrills & Tea Spills by Mick Duckworth
The Sabrejets in Mick Duckworth's history of the Ace Cafe, 'Ace Times'.
Le Cap's, Paris; 2005