The Sweet personified the Glam Rock era of the 1970s in the UK, showcasing their distinctive glitter and glam makeup. Beyond their iconic visual style, The Sweet also wielded significant influence in the realm of pure rock music. Their timeless hits continue to resonate, and the present lineup, featuring the original guitarist Andy Scott, consistently leaves audiences clamoring for an encore!
And Andy remembers: “I was with them for a few months before I joined The Silverstones. We won a Battle of Bands which would lead to a record contract but 2 of the guys had good jobs and would not become professional
Formerly known as the website www.andyscott.info Andy Scott: “I am a hoarder and to my delight and chagrin I appear to have kept everything. As a result everything you read an see here has been taken from my own personal collection of
The Scaffold were Mike McGear, John Gorman & Roger McGough they performed a mixture of comic songs, comedy sketches and the poetry of McGough, Which can be heard on their 1968 live album, they also released a number of singles on Parlophone
In late 1968, the Elastic Band wrote and recorded an album of vocal and instrumental tracks under the contractually anonymous pseudonym of The Cool. Although the tracks weren’t made commercially available at the time, it was a useful experience for the band,
The Elastic Band rose phoenix-like from the ashes of The Silverstone Set. As mentioned elsewhere, the night they played support for The Jimi Hendrix Experience in Manchester was a life changing moment for Andy and Ted Yeadon. In May 1967, The Silverstone
When he joined The Silverstone Set in 1966, they were probably the most professional outfit in the North Wales Area. They were a six-piece band – a drummer who sang lead vocals, Andy was the bass player, a guitarist, Hammond Organ and
The Forewinds was the first “pro” band that Andy played with. The manager was the father of the guitarist and he ran the band as if it was a business. This was his first taste of discipline within the music business but