Brisbane, June 1964 - The Beatles Australian Tour Party
Top row (L to R)
Devon Minchin MSS, Dave Lincoln (lead guitar 'Phantoms'), Bob Garde (rhythm guitar 'Phantoms'), Alan Fenton (drummer 'Phantoms' - killed on a road construction project circa 1980), Johnny Chester (Aust. singer), Johnny Devlin (Aust./NZ Singer), Pete Watson (bass-guitar 'Phantoms' - died of throat cancer 1985), Noel Tresider (organ - 'Phantoms').
Standing (L to R)
MSS Security Guard (unknown), Malcolm Evans ('Beatles'/'Sounds Inc.' Technical Road Manager - committed suicide 1980s), 'SOUNDS INC.' - Dick Thomas - (Wes Huntor) - Bass guitar, John Gillard - (John St John) (guitar), Alan 'Boots' Holmes (baritone/tenor sax/alto flute), Dave Glyde - (Major Griff West) (tenor sax- moved to Australia in 1980s), Baz Elmes - (Barrie Cameron) - baritone, organ & piano,
Tony Newman - (Richard Anthony Newman) (drummer), George Harrison (Beatles Tour Photographer - Manchester Press)
Seated (L to R)
John Clapson (Stage Manager), Unknown secretary to Bert Potts, Bert Potts - Brisbane Festival Hall Manager, Malcolm Cooke (Assistant Tour Manager- Aztec Promotions), Kenn Brodziak (Promoter CEO- Aztec Promotions), Dick Lean (Promoter - CEO Stadiums Australia), Lloyd Ravenscroft (Tour Manager), Arthur Hubbard (Gen. Manager MSS) Neil Aspinall ('Beatles' Road Manager)
Bottom (L to R)
Alan Field (Compere/comedian), "Beatles" - George Harrison (guitar - died 2002), Paul McCartney (bass guitar), John Lennon (guitar -- died, shot 1980s), Richard Starkey (alias 'Ringo Starr' - drummer), Derek Taylor ('Beatles' Public Relations - died 2002).
Photo by D'Arcy Pforr, Commercial Photographer. Taken at the Brisbane Festival Hall, Australia June 1964.
Personnel listing prepared by Noel Tresider (Dec. 2002)
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