Today’s Quiz


Another intriguing pic

Nigel's quiz 3

“Here’s another photo from Celia Jeffrey’s collection. It shows her getting the autograph of a well known local musician from the Klimaks. With the metal fire escape in the background the location looks a bit like the back of the Savoy with the flats next door but if the backs of the houses were in Alhambra Road I think they would have been higher. Anyone know where the photo was taken, and who is the smooth guy in the reefer jacket?”

I’m not sure where, but the face looks familiar. Those vans were tiny back then – not mush room inside …


Author: pompeypop

University lecturer, longtime local musician and recently historian of popular music - especially in and around Portsmouth. My blog is entirely about that topic

6 thoughts on “Today’s Quiz

  1. My old band mate Graham Barnes!

  2. No flies on you mate! Well done (Marc refers to the Academy)

  3. Crikey Mark…up too early for me….obvious …the ‘cool dude’ is Graham of the Barnes….

  4. According to Di Grist ( I believe you were schoolmates, Dave), the photo was indeed taken by her at the back of the Savoy.

  5. Think I’ve answered your question, Dave, and hereby claim my prize

  6. You were always a prize winner mate! Thanks Keith – Di Grist and I go back to the days of skiffle!

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