Roger James: Lead Vocal. Gene Carberry aka Ritchie: Drums.
Robb Deka; aka: Robb Shenton: Keyboards - Vocal.
Andy Leigh: Bass Guitar - Vocal.
Gene Carberry claimed to be the first drummer in Preston
to purchase a full Ludwig drum kit in 1962.
1960 The Crusaders: Preston:
Robb Deka: Vocal. Rick Greenwood: Guitar. John Dean: Guitar:
1960: Robb Deka & The Strangers. Preston
Robb Deka: Vocal. Bob Godlington: Guitar. Barry Gray:
Derek Monk: Drums.
1961: Can't remember name of Band? Did gigs all round Lankyland.
I do recall four at The Floral Hall, Morecambe.
Robb Deka: Vocal. Eddie Pearson: Guitar. Bill Wilmer: Bass. Drums:
Robb Deka: Keyboards-vocals. Peter Illingworth: Guitar
Vocal and leader of band. Mick Hamer. Bass - later replaced by
Rick Greenwood. Drummer: Later replaced by Fred Isherwood.
David John: Lead Guitar. Lead Vocal: Peter Illingworth:
Lead Guitar-Vocals. Rick Greenwood: Bass Guitar
Robb Deka: Piano - Vocals: Fred Isherwood: Drums.
Spring 1964: The Prestons.
Roger James - Guitar - Lead Vocal: Andy Leigh Bass - Vocal:
Robb Deka – Piano - Vocal: Gene Carberry – Drums:
June 1964: Joined a Liverpool band: August-November. Star Club Hamburg,
December 1964. Moved to London. I used the name Robb Shenton professionally from Jan 1977.