Steve Corker- Pete Morrison- Colin Corker -Trevor Marshall
Taken in the back garden next to Trevor's house on The Sugarwell Estate, Meanwood, Leeds
Sunday afternoon, Summer 1963. We were originally called Beatroots. We did about 2 gigs, the first being at St Patrick's Catholic Club, New York Road Leeds. before Colin left to join The Grumbleweeds. He rejoined in 1966 and we became
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The Zero's 1964, Wastewater, The Lake District
Steve Corker Pete Morrison Clive Spinks Tevor Marshall
This was taken in the pub at the end of Wastewater, the deepest lake in The Lake District. We camped at the side of Wastewate near the roadside and after this session I fell asleep in my sleepingbag and rolled into it. It rained a lot, so we went to Morecombe. Pete and Steve were 16, Clive was 14 and Trevor was 17
Beatroots became The Zero's when 14yr old Clive Spinks joined, on bass. Later the same year, at a gig at The Boulevarde Tadcaster , Tracy Coleman got up to sing "Hippy Hippy Shake" with us and promptly joined the band .
Trevor died some time ago, but I don't know the circumstances or even when, but I am doing an ongoing investigation to find out more. Should anyone out there know, please email me (Pete) on email@example.com
Phoenix as Steve pronounced left to right:
Richard; gtr--------Colin Corker;bass------Andrew; drums---------Alan, singer lead guitar-------Steve Corker;gtr, piano-------Pete;gtr
There is also a sax player but he was not available for this pic. Probably still in the ashes
There's a lot isn't there
This article appeared in The Yorkshire Post in 2010. It maybe difficult to read, but it tells the story of Colin's involvement with Organ Donation
The first band you are in, is always the best. It's what moulds you.