Terry Stannard

Interview with Mel Collins by Chris Groom

Mel talks Chris Groom through his musical journey in this long piece on the King Crimson “Elephant Talk” site. It also includes an excellent Mel Collins “Rock Family Tree” in the style of Pete Frame. “In May 1973 Neil Hubbard and Alan Spenner formed Kokomo, with Dyan Birch, Frank Collins, Paddy McHugh and Tony O’Malley

Kokomo 1

Playlist: Kokomo I

The first album as a video playlist

From the Hope and Anchor to the Hollywood Bowl: NME interview with Alan Spenner & John Sussewell:

Interview Alan Sus NME

First album review: Sounds. “Five stars and a Nobel Prize”

‘KOKOMO’ (CBS 80670) THE EVOLUTION has been interesting – both Kokomo as a band and the musicians who joined together to form it. Arrival always seemed a band with plenty of musical strength and ideas, but without a path. The Grease Band, particularly the Spenner/Hubbard team, have long been among my favourite British musicians, but

Hyde Park

Pictures ©John (Zig) Parkes 1975/2005

I Can Understand It, Old Grey Whistle Test, May 1975

As Whispering Bob says, this is Kokomo enjoying themselves in the CBS studio in London. Screened 15th May 1975.