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Backbeat is written by Pete and is a retro look at the Coventry and Warwickshire music scene, it appears every Tuesday in the Coventry Evening Telegraph.

BACKBEAT FEATURES TO DATE
PUBLISHED ARTICLES IN WHITE,
PENDING IN RED
 
3RD JANUARY-THE ZODIACS
10TH JANUARY-NEW CITY SOUND
17TH JANUARY-KIDDA BAND
24TH JANUARY-TOO MUCH TOO YOUNG EVENT
31ST JANUARY-THE MAD CLASSIX
7TH FEBRUARY-BRIAN LOCKING
14TH FEBRUARY-THE CHALLENGERS
21ST FEBRUARY-PEPPERMINT CIRCUS
28TH FEBRUARY-THE CHUCKLES
7TH MARCH-GO FOR IT
14TH MARCH-COV KIDS IN AMERICA
21ST MARCH-TONY BEARD
28TH MARCH-TUXEDO JUNCTION
4TH APRIL-THE CARLTONS
11TH APRIL-CROCODILE TEARS
18TH APRIL-LIEUTENANT PIGEON
25TH APRIL-ANDY HAYWARD
2ND MAY-CAROL & THE ELECTRONS
9TH MAY-PANJABI MC
16TH MAY-THE ATLANTICS
23RD MAY-IVOR LEE'S JAZZ
30TH MAY-ATTRITION
6TH JUNE-DON FARDON
13TH JUNE-GODS TOYS
20TH JUNE-THE CHADS
27TH JUNE-TERMINAL TEARS
4TH JULY-20 DAYS
11th JULY-GRAHAM "THE RAT" ROLLASON
18TH JULY-THE MATADORS
25TH JULY-THE FURIOUS APPLES
1STAUGUST-JERRY LEE LEWIS IN COVENTRY
8TH AUGUST-TONY LIS
15TH AUGUST-THE MUSTANGS
22ND AUGUST-COVENTRY MUSIC MUSEUM
29TH AUGUST-PINK UMBRELLAS
5TH SEPTEMBER-BLUE PLAQUES
12TH SEPTEMBER-SHADY DEAL
19TH SEPTEMBER-DR DAMMERS
26TH SEPTEMBER-JOHN GREEN
3RD OCTOBER-JOHNNY MEDLOCK
10TH OCTOBER-RAY KING
17TH OCTOBER-BOB BROLLY'S FUNDRAISING
24TH OCTOBER-THE BEATLES BOOK LAUNCH
31ST 0CTOBER-THE WILD BOYS
7TH NOVEMBER-DOC MUSTARD
14TH NOVEMBER-THE LITTLE DARLINGS
21ST NOVEMBER-JOHN BARROW
28TH NOVEMBER-COLIN HEANES
5TH DECEMBER-TEAM 23
12TH DECEMBER-JOLLY DWARFS
 

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Backbeat Archive, text only version

READERS COMMENTS
"Brill piece, my phone hasn't stopped ringing since-keep up the good work,cheers"-Gus Chambers
 
"I thank Pete Chambers for such a good write-up"-
Pauline Pritchard
 
"I read with great interest Pete Chambers article regarding Reg Dixon"- Bert Freeman
 
"Backbeat is a great column keep it coming"-Alan Ward
 
"Keep up your feature for us old twangers"-Roger Hagan
 
"I was so pleased to see your piece in the CET about Frank Ifield"-Brenda Jordane
 
"The Backbeat articles regarding local groups and their records have brought back a lot of memories"-Gill Dawkins
 
"This write up in the Telegraph has been a great suprise and brought back so many great memories, thank you"-Mrs Jenkins
 
"I want to thank Pete Chambers for his Backbeat feature. Well done Pete for all your hard work and time researching the groups in Coventry and around the city. I love reading the page, it brings back memories. Keep up the good work"
-Keith Frost
 
"Many thanks for the great article, which I thoroughly enjoyed and which deserves to be read by a wider audience"-Ian Chapman
 
"Well done Pete, a great article on Rob Armstrong, I liked the pics"-Mick Hall
 
"What a wonderful article Pete Chambers wrote about Bob Brolly, well done Pete"
-Gwen Head
 
"BRILLIANT BACKBEAT,Just a quick note to say what great articles pete Chambers writes in Backbeat. He seems to cover a broad spectrum of the local entertainment business and his research is deep and very informative. I always look forward to reading his articles"- Kevin Weaver
 
"I was fascinated by your article on Rob Armstrong"-Richard Clews
 
"I look forward to reading more from your exellent Backbeat column in the Telegraph". Robert Bordicott
 
"First may I say how much I enjoy your column in the Telegraph" Brian Hargreaves
 
First of all may I congratulate you on the article you wrote on the Mad Classix, your research was spot on".
Johnny Wells of the Mad Classix
 
"just went out and bought it!
it's bloody brilliant! many thanks..
think i'll go an get another couple of copies!"
Martin Bowes-Atrittion...