notes by Andreas Wandfluh (June 2013)
When I attended my English
studies in 1974 and 1976 in London, I not only met the bands archivist,
the late Julian Purser, but also the band manager at that time - Mr. Vic
Gibbons. Vic started to issue a newsletter (I do not know the exact
starting date - neither does Vic) in the mid seventies, allowing friends
and fans of the Chris Barber Band to check tour dates and receiving
information about forthcoming records, special tours etc.
These newsletters remained in my
"archive" until autumn 2012 - when I discovered them while searching for
other items in my cellar. (We have moved several times since 1976 and
this explains why some of the boxes have still not yet been opened...) I
get in contact with Vic Gibbons - asking him for permission of scanning
and publishing these newsletters on this site. Thanks Vic, for allowing
me to present these newsletters for archival reasons.
I will scan and publish these newletters step by step.