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Your article: Sons of Witch group relive the glory years

Sons of Witch back on stage at the Bridlington Spa after more than 50 years. They are Tony Fidler, Brendon Wilson, Ada Wilson, Barry Appleby, George Harper, Clive Elliott

Sons of Witch back on stage at the Bridlington Spa after more than 50 years. They are Tony Fidler, Brendon Wilson, Ada Wilson, Barry Appleby, George Harper, Clive Elliott

  • by Phil Gilbank
 

A trip ‘home’ from New Zealand by a member of a Pocklington pop group of the swinging sixties prompted a reunion of the band’s members to recall old memories and revisit old haunts.

Clive Elliott was the lead guitarist of The Sons of Witch, formed in Pocklington by a bunch of local youngsters back in 1962.

Along with bandmates Barry Appleby, Adie and Brendan Wilson, Tony Fidler and George Harper, they made a name for themselves on the East Riding music scene, along with other rival Pocklington groups of the time such as Roy and the Zeroes, Jason and the Argonauts and The Targets (so called because they practiced in the chicken processing factory on Pocklington’s Target Lane).

Read the full story in this week’s (28 Augsut) people’s paper.

 

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