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John Gieves-Watson

(active 1950s-1960s), Musician, member of 'The Temperance Seven'

Sitter in 2 portraits

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Julian Cox

01 May 2020, 19:57

John is my Father-in-law.
He only recently became musically inactive, playing with 'Bob Kerrs Whoopee Band' and 'Bill Posters will be Band' since the Temperance Seven.
In your 2009 show, "Beatles to Bowie: the 60s exposed" you exhibited a portrait of John, holding his banjo, flanked by a female model photographed by David Bailey; one of several pictures from that session with the Temperance Seven that I believe included Jean Shrimpton and may have been for Vogue, a copy of which I recall you had in a cabinet. It may be that picture was loaned to you for the show.

Rick

29 July 2017, 10:52

Check out Musical Talk. Podcast 444 and 445.

For more info on this gentleman.

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