tell his own story after The BISHOPS :
"I left The Bishops
in 1979 to honour commitments made to Steve Lewins and Skid Marx
(Blast Furnace) to get The UNTOUCHABLES started.
After The UNTOUCHABLES, I joined The COBRAS, a band which
featured Laurie Gane on guitar, Nigel Elliott on drums (ex Blast Furnace
band). When I left The COBRAS, my place was taken by Gypie Mayo (from
I left for
in 1980, and played in a band called The RESCUE SQUAD with Skid
Marx on harmonica and sax. That lasted for about 2 years, after which I
spent 18 months playing in FUN IN ACAPULCO, a
showband who had great success on the function circuit.
© Andy Eastwood,
I moved to
in 1990, and I am now the product support and technical demonstrator for a
company which distributes musical instruments in
. I still play; currently in 2 duos, and I do stand in jobs when required.
I recently toured
as Bjorn in the ABBA concept show "Thank You For The Music".
remember the gig at the Roundhouse where The
"Live" album came from, and Blast Furnace got a live track for
the Blue Wave EP…. what a night that was !. The
had the flu I think, but they really kicked serious ass that night as you
can hear from the record. It’s my personal favourite BISHOPS
I saw Dave Tice, Paul Balbi and Skid Marx in 2003,
unfortunately at a funeral, but we all caught up and remembered all our
I caught up with Charlie Morgan (drums) when he toured
in 1999 with Elton John. I think he now lives near
Andy for having sent in all these informations.