Crew:- Kevin Scowcroft
Born 1950 Hazelwood Castle Tadcaster
Mother Scots-Irish Father Yorkshire (met in the war)
First years rural Leeds Catholic upbringing Hymns and altar boy duties.
Radio listening -Uncle Mac, 2 way family favourites, Top 20, Billy Cotton band show
Musical exposure -pop classical folk rock and roll rhythm and blues.
First guitar (toy) 5 years old -Six Five Special -first adult electric guitar 11 years old -just in time for all the 60’s hits
Medical school Bristol, Father died, multiple girlfriends, Jazz at the Old Duke
playing in folk clubs guitar vocals. Exposure to psychedelics, Anglia estate and Honda 50
Failed finals -retake over 2 years
GP training High Wycombe locality Mini car
General practice Telford -then Clun Shropshire -down the road from Shropshire Bedlams. Took up the accordion. Skiing most winters
Married 1979, children ’81 and’84 – now architect and Primary school teacher
GP practice in Knighton till 2005
Divorced, multiple very interesting partners. Playing saxophone in a folk orchestra
Mother died 2005, mortgage paid off, retired from medicine. Holidays in European capitals
Round the world cruise. Partner owned property in Florida, so long winter holidays, and reintroduction to motor cycles. Bought house in Aberavon and joined MOSE and Baggyrinkle.
Partner died 2018.
Presently singing and playing in multiple bands, as well as biking when I can