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Nero And The Gladiators

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Nero And The Gladiators

Nero And The Gladiators has been played on NTS in shows including Diddy Wah, featured first on 16 April 2018. Songs played include Boots.

Nero (Mike O'Neill) had previously played keyboards as a member of the 'Cabin Boys', the backing group of Tommy Steele's less famous brother- Colin Hicks. He and bassist 'Boots' Slade had formed the Gladiators originally with Laurie Jay on drums and Colin Green on lead guitar. Green was then the lead with Billy Fury's backing musicians the 'Beat Boys' who would later become 'Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames'. It was this Gladiator's line up that recorded the classic guitar led…

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Boots
Nero And The Gladiators
Decca1961
Boots
Nero And The GladiatorsDecca1961
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