Johnny and the sundowners

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Johnny and the sundowners

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Hello. I was just wondering if anyone here had heard of a Johnny Wildman in 60's Cambridge based band, Johnny and the sundowners or Johnny and the burnetts. I'm his daughter and now that dad has passed I'm just trying to find out a bit of history surrounding his musical interests.

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Nicola,

Sorry to hear of the passing as a trigger for the request.

I have moved your new thread from 'David Gilmour' to 'General Music Discussion' as I find no reference to Johnny Wildman in the Pink Floyd Encyclopedia by Vernon Fitch so it probably best fits in a general category rather than David Gilmour.

Good luck with the search.

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Hello Nicola.

I'm just wondering if this band is what you are looking for?


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^^^
Recorded live on 20 July 1994

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twcc wrote:
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^^^
Recorded live on 20 July 1994
Well, Pink Floyd recorded the Division Bell 1994, but they started in the 60's as well. :)

Nah, I understand your point. This almost certainly is not what Nicola asks for.

I just want to help 8)

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Found this a very detailed page about CAMBRIDGE ROCK AND ROLL HISTORY. CAMBRIDGE GROUPS 1960-1982 and beyond...

They listed John Wildeman, and The Sundowners here at the site: http://www.af4k.com/cambridge.htm

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^^^
Just maybe, John was the vocalist on the 7-inch single 'Baby Baby' c/w 'House of the Rising Sun' by The Sundowners as issued on Picadilly 7N 35142 in 1963 ... copy available on eBay [ search for 283778835377 ]

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Just maybe, John was the vocalist on the 7-inch single 'Baby Baby'...
Is this the song you mean....?


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That's the song, but Youtube suggest the other side "House of the Rising Sun" also from 1963 was by a band called The Sundowners from Folkestone in Kent ... but the vocals sound very, very different


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^^^
Both of the above tracks available on a CD called 'Beat Beat Beat' on amazon.co.uk ... just search for B00005JI9V

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Many thanks... fantastic to see dad's name, music was his passion, happy memories. Thankyou for taking the time to post for me. 😁