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02/14/2007

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BroadgateGnome

High Tide..wasn't this the band that was a bit Hawkwindesque led by Tony Hill? ( who was a  tad Jim Morrison ,(Doors) ) and sometimes included Simon House of Hawkwind and   Third Ear Band.
My memories not so good , but I think they played in Birmingham a bit before the Warwick gig , deffo did the Roundhouse around Easter time. They toured after their 69 album Sea Shanties, which is still well worth listening to, even today.
I think they didnt go down too well at Warwick, I might be wrong. or there was some problem about payment,
They could be a bit too Beefheart for some
lesley
ps found this
http://www.myspace.com/therealhightide.
lesley

HOBO - Coventry Music Magazine


Thanks for that Lesley - I did see the gig with High Tide but can't remember much much about them now - T'was an age and a half ago. Ithink they alos played the Village in Cov and possibly the Plough - will check archives.

HIGH TIDE _ MY SPACE - I've made you link active here - although when I tried to put the url into the browser I got a Page not available - will see if an active link fares better!


plus.google.com/111797476368070575654

In 1973 we had booked REO Speedwagon as one of the main rock acts. They pulled out late (visa problems as far as I recall) and we were offered The Average White Band for the same price (£65!). The AWB played a great set, ran out of numbers and finished way past the allotted time with a medley of Motown and Stax songs. A great, great band.

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