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STRAMASH! THE BIG NOISE FROM GLASGOW

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4th October 1965 - 3rd January 1966

Stramash! (emphasis on the second syllable) means riot, and was based in the home of the phrase, Glasgow. Featuring regulars Lulu and The Luvvers, Chris McClure, The Senate with Sol Byron, and two dance troupes The Stramashers and The Lindella Movers. Produced by David Bell, who used available local talent, none of whom made it, the one English act to appear regularly was piano player and singer Peter London (looking a lot like Elton John mid-nineties). The only memorable show in it’s run (from 18th October featuring Paul Simon in his folk days) no longer exists.