News 2010 -12

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NEW ALBUM 2009     “THE BEST OF MEL WILLIAMS”

GREAT NEWS, YOU CAN NOW BUY SINGLE TRACK ON THE NEW DOWNLOAD SITE.

Well can you believe it after 41 years i am now in touch with John my partner for years with, “Mel Williams and John” and “You Me and Him.” after 1968 he went on to star in several french films. he has been ill for a while but will soon be out of the starting blocks again and back on the boards. Go for it pal hope to see you soon.


“THE ROCK PACK” Is going from strength to strength

Mel as m.j. crusoes beach summer 09

Buddah beach 08

Buddah beach 08

CLASSIC PIC. 1966 BLACKPOOL MEL & JOHN PLAYERS NUMBER 6 SHOW MEET OTHER ARTISTES. CARDEW THE CAD, ARTHUR ASKEY, DENNIS LOTIS, ARTHUR HAYNES, AND THE BEAT ROOM GIRLS. ( GREAT 10 WEEK SEASON PLUS WE WON THE WORLD CUP.)

NEW ALBUM 2010    “FROM ROCK TO RAT”

Cant beat em join em. A collection of Rat Pack songs  actually i loved singing them.

christmas was spent in england with my  anglo family. main man grandson noah.

BLAST FROM THE PAST FRIEND FROM EARLY 60S IN PARIS NOW LIVING IN JAPAN. GUITARIST RALPH DANKS. HE ONCE PLAYED BACKING ELVIS AND SHOOK THE KINGS HAND. THAT MEANS I’M ONE AWAY FROM THE KING.

ANOTHER BLAST FROM THE PAST. THE GUY ON THE RIGHT CALLED PINKY, THE BAND LOS MUÑECOS. HE WAS MY DRUMMER IN ARGENTINA 69. PIC EARY 60S.

AND HERE HE IS WITH OUR GROUP “YOU ME AND HIM” AND WITH OUR DUO “MEL AND JOHN”


This fabulous pic is of Daidy davis and her daughter liliane checking one of 1800 film clips from the early 60s onwards. this is way before video clips, and yes brother Ron and I are on six of them. One day soon we hope to get to see them.

this is liliane davis with her old man, the legendry drummer bobbie clarke. Check out any vince taylor clips and most johnny halliday and more and more......... we’ve been talking of maybe a gig in Paris in july bobby me ralph danks and ?????

And here is ralph with dion at the olympia paris in the 60s.

Lilianne and Micheline’s dad figures on the credits.

the crazy bear garden party 30.8.09

the Harley gig Austria 12.9.09

the fabulous bobbie clarke.  “now and then”

      double base drums well before kieth moon.

the base player in the little pic is my old partner voss

THIS FANTASTIC LIFE SIZE STATUE OF ELVIS WAS ON SHOW AT THE MARBELLA ROCK CLUB. THE CLUB OWNER AND MY FRIEND FRANK EVANS DIED THIS YEAR. I’M SURE HE WOULD BE HAPPY TO KNOW THAT THE KING WILL HAVE A NEW HOME IN A NEW CLUB IN PUERTO BANUS.

Mato dosen, my dear friend passed away 2.4.2010

SINGING at Charley’s banus WITH PETER DONEGAN it used to be magic fingers, Mato’s club.

SINGING TOGETHER AGAIN AFTER 34 YEARS MEL’S WORK MATE AT HOLIDAY CLUB ESTEPONA COSTA DEL SOL IN 76 BRIAN MUNDELL. WHAT A GREAT REUNION.

ALAN OF THE DUO ALAN AND DREW PLAYING BASE AT “MEL’S LIVE” PASSED AWAY 2ND WEEK IN AUGUST 2010.

BLESS YOU ALAN. RIP.

ANOTHER FRIEND GONE TO ROCK N ROLL HEAVEN. ACE 60s SHOWBIZ PHOTOGRAPHER BOB LAMPARD 2nd FROM RIGHT. LEFT US MAY 2010. RIP.

NOW JOHN LENNOX MY PARTNER FOR YEARS IN THE 60s TELLS ME THIS IS A RECENT PIC. WELL BINS YOU SURE IS LOOKIN GOOD.

ONE OF BOB’S GREAT ACTION PICS OF GENE VINCENT THE NIGHT BEFORE WE WENT ON TOUR OF FRANCE.

Billy Brown my pal and guitarist for many many years left us for good last week. how many more? this is a real shit year.

Brother Ron and me on our first french disque on sale on ebay. i bought it.

BILLY BRIDGE A FRIEND IN FRANCE FROM 1963. I ONLY JUST HEARD THAT HE DIED IN 1994. R.I.P.

ANDRE CRUDO ET JOSY OFF ON A CRUISE. AH QUELLE VIE.

THIS IS MOUSTIQUE A MATE IN PARIS IN 1963. we were on tour together with gene vincent. TU A BIEN MANGER MON AMI.

ANDRE CRUDO AFTER 48 YEARS

THE BOBBIE CLARKE NOISE 2011

SALLY WITH NEWBORN CHESTER

GRANDSONS NOAH & CHESTER

MICA PARIS CRAZY BEAR 2011

LAMAR CRAZY BEAR 2011

BOY GEORGE

HARLEY FAAK 2011

WITH THE 79 ers

HARLEY FAAK 2011

some stage eh

KATY SHOTTER

YOU ME & HIM PARIS 1967

Lilian, Bobbie, and me Paris Sept. 2011

Vince taylor tribute

paris. SEPT.2011

what have i BEEN DOIN LATELY? JAN.2012 WELL I’VE gone all country AT THE “EL DORADO RESTAURANT” ESTEPONA    

SHERIFF MEL, ON THE ROAD AGAIN.

LESLEY HARRISON        “WORKING 9-5”

NEW Cd COVER


HEY IT’S THE CISCO KID

I SURE DO LIKE JOHNNY CASH

DESPERATE DUDES OR BENNY HILL AND CO.

“MEL GOES KINDA COUNTRY”

YOU ME AND HIM 1968

MEL WILLIAMS AND JOHN 1967

MY 65TH MAX CLIFFORD PRESENTED ME WITH A CAKE.

SALLY AND GRANDSON CHESTER 25.1.2012

last update 28.1.2012

THEM SHIRTS WERE A GREAT BUY.