Keith Kendrick

The Story So Far

1968 - 72 

The Druids (All - round Folk Band with John Adams, Mick Hennessey, Judy Longden and Dave Broughton)

 

 

1973 - 74

Tup (Mainly acapella trio with Jim Boyes and Lester Simpson)

 

 

1974 - 90

Ram's Bottom - (English Country Dance band and all-round Folk Band involving Dance Music, Song, Morris, Guising, Dialect Stories and Monologues. With various participants including Lester Simpson, John Bloor, Brian Dawson, Alan Squires, Mick Hennessey, Jim Boyes, Rick  Scollins, Ron Cosser, Trevor Hopkins, Barry Coope, Fraser Sisters, Ian Smith, Barry Whittamore, Ian Carter, Ian Fisher, Steve Palethorpe and others.

 

 

1975 - 87

Keith Kendrick and Barry Coope - Harmony Duo - Traditional English Songs and Dance Music

 

 

1980 - 85

Muckram Wakes - (with John Adams and Ian Carter - final line-up)

 

 

1981

Travelled with "The Everlasting Circle" - a touring show sponsored by The EFDSS, Trust  House Forte and National Express. Directed and Produced by Tom Brown and Charley Yarwood.  Appeared at many of the Nation's top civic venues of the day and involved performers such as Roger Watson, Cathy Le Surf, Fi Fraser, Jo Freya, Barry Coope, Will Ward, Barry and Liz Lister, Kerry Fletcher, the late and lamented Nigel Chippendale and others.

 

 

1989

The East Kent Hoppers (English Country Dance Trio with Boz Austin and Lizzi Stephens - still current)

 

 

1990

The Anchor Men        (Maritime Duo with Ian Smith - Currently unavailable)

 

 

1990

Keith Kendrick           (became full - time professional solo performer).

 

 

1997 - 99

The Calendar Tour    (teamed up with Jo Freya Special presentation focussing on Annual ritual and ceremonial celebrations both Christian and Pagan over hundreds of years. - No longer available.)

 

 

Aug 1999

Formed harmony duo with Lynne Heraud (currently dormant)

 

 

Late 1999

Joined with Geoff Higginbottom and Derek Gifford to form Maritime trio 'Three Sheets To The Wind' On-going

   
June 2003 Formed new duo with Sylvia Needham (ongoing & available) Web Page
   
November 2003 Formed association with Ralph Jordan for casual gigs and small tours (ongoing & available)
   
Late Summer 2006 Formed The RAM Company a nine-piece touring, recording English themed Show-band for Festivals / Theatres / Civic Halls etc; ongoing and thriving. See Performance Zone. Web Page
   

"I'd travel some miles to see Keith, and these days I can't say that about too many others" Roy Harris

 

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