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The Vampires

Orkney's first "beat group". Mike Parkins, Sandy Windwick, James Kelday. Royal Hotel. A cruel, but musical person said we "soonded like the divil chewin' tin".
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Picture added on 15 July 2007
From The Orcadian, 20th Jan, 2011 - From Our Files - 50 years Ago: "Music was supplied by the March Hares. Other attractions incuded the first appearance of the new Rock 'n' Roll Group the "Vampires" who were a great hit. It is hoped this group will be appearing at the county dances". No bairns, ahm no makin a come-back.

Added by Sandy on 21 January 2011
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