After a year of flower power, love-ins and psychedelic happenings, 1968 had a bit more of a down-to-earth feel about it with a slight revival of rock ‘n roll and blues music. Locally, bands playing the standard Wilson Pickett/Otis Redding…

By the beginning of 1968 soul music was losing popularity in clubs and dance halls and bands playing the standard Wilson Pickett, Sam & Dave, Otis Redding and Eddie Floyd type numbers were definitely on the way out. This was…

During the time I was gigging with the Technique in the early months of 1968, Mike “Alfie” Larkin was busy recruiting musicians for his new band. In addition to himself on drums, he got hold of the guitarist, bass player…