The Redcaps

The Redcaps, November 1964. Left to right (back): Graham Smith, Rick Wright and Mick Stewart. Left to right (front): Tony Dougherty and Eddie Thorpe

A London band formed sometime in 1964, the group’s line up in November comprised:

Tony Dougherty – lead vocals (from South Harrow)

Mick Stewart – lead guitar (from Hanwell)

Graham Smith – rhythm guitar (from Ealing)

Rick Wright – bass (from Dulwich)

Eddie Thorpe – drums (from Watford)

Mick Stewart is the best known member. He went on to play with Mike Dee & The Prophets, Simon Scott, The All Nite Workers, Johnny Kidd & The Pirates, Hamilton & The Hamilton Movement, James Royal, Sweet and Mojo Hannah among others before moving to the United States.

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November 1964 gig

 

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