HARLOW BANDS ARCHIVE SITE WELCOME TO THE HARLOW BANDS ARCHIVE AND FAMILY TREE WEB SITE

Beginning with The Bluebeats circa 1961 this site covers everything from Harlow’s first band to chart, The Naturals, pictured above, (”I Should Have Known Better”, written by The Beatles, charted at number 24 in the summer of 1964) to the last band to chart (John Otway Big Band with “Bunsen Burner” in October 2002) and ends in 2008 with some of Harlows newer bands like The Seminals, The Feelmores, Pennyroyal, Retraphone and The Worldonfire as well as. In between we will cover legendary bands like The Sods, Gangsters, Real By Reel, The Neurotics, Roman Holliday, The Pharaohs, 3D Echo, Deviant Amps, Collapsed Lung, The Internationalists and many many other great Harlow based bands.

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HARLOW BANDS FAMILY TREE The full size family tree currently hangs in St Claires Hospice shop in the Town Centre, Harlow

The full size family tree was originally hung in The Galaxy Bar in The Square. This is the Family Tree and Archive bands launch night in February 2009. Left to right: Adam Smith (The Square promoter 2005 until it's close in 2015), myself, Dave Devine (Harlow Museum and Harlow bands archivist) and Richard Holgarth, one of The Square's managers.

Harlow Bands Archive and Family Tree was launched on at The Square on February 7th 2009 and the evening featured performances from Mad Chateaux, Sarah Ross, Deviant Amps (featuring Kev Jones and Mickey Howard from The Sods), Austins Shirts and Between The Lines headlining. Murray Torkildson was the evenings host and compare.

Both the Poster of the Family Tree and a double DVD of the night are currently unavailable. Go To Shop

The full size Family Tree is now hung in the St Claire Hospice shop in Harlow Town Centre. Full review launch night here

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