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Strider / Hooker
Steve Francis - Guitar/Vocals

Steve Todd - Guitar

Tim White - Bass/Synth

Kevin White - Drums

Charlie (Chas) Garrioch - Sax

Steve (Babes) Burt - Sound

Strider played their first gig in November 1980 at the Carlilse supporting Hutch Hutchins. A scathing revue was received by Candid Watson - It did not stop us.



The name of the Band was however changed to Hooker, playing gigs at Tenterden and the Grove School among others.
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Below - Hooker at the Grove
This is the original artwork used to make Hooker posters and beileve it or not -pin badges.
In 1981 Hooker recorded a demo at Seaford -
Slideshows
Slideshow Studio session
Slideshow Grove School gig

Play We The Music

All Just a Question Of Time

Rebel
This is a jam session that was recorded at the Hollington Youth Centre with a change to the intrumentation - Steve Francis is playing Bass, Tim on keyboards and Steve (Babes) Burt on synth.

Badly Needs Lyrics

Freedom Children - Dragon Studio rehearsal

A sophisticated song - Love is a Warning
Recorded at Dragon Studios during rehearsal
Nice sounding snare
Steve Francis Solo projects:

These  songs were recorded on my Portastudio
Steve Francis - Vocals/Guitar
Tim White - Bass/Casiotone Keys

When the Night Comes Down

This Train
Recorder at Gragon Studios, Silverhill, Hastings

Steve Francis - Vocals/Guitar
Kev White - Drums/Vocal/Percussion
Tim White - Bass/Vocals
Babes - Keyboards


1 and 1 is 1

When the Night Comes Down

Not That Hard to Love

When the Night Comes Down #2 - Full band