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JWI Tribute Show

Three John Walker Tribute Shows, along with private support and donations for the cause, raise over 4200.00GBP for charity.

Cynthia Maus has received letters from Save The Children, St. Giles Hospice, and South Bucks Hospice, confirming donations from these shows. In addition, organizer Martin Schofield has also confirmed a donation of 500.00 to Newbridge School for Special Needs Children, also from the shows’ proceeds.  Cynthia would like to thank Toni Baker (The Dakotas, principal organizer), Martin Schofield (promoter, Wall of Sound, Jog The Memory), and promoter Chris Beebee for their tireless efforts in organizing these shows.  She would also like to thank the wonderful bands and artistes for sharing their talents, as well as the technicians, crews, and staff at each theatre.  A special thankyou to Ann Gwilliam and Joy Ryan for taking care of merchandising and so many other things, and to Fred Pritchard (Pritchard Group), and everyone at The Cannock Ramada.  And of course, a huge thankyou to the fantastic fans and friends who generously supported each event.

Gordon Waller Tribute, Las Vegas

John Walker Tributes Gordon Waller

On May 29th, 2010, John appeared in Las Vegas as part of a Tribute To Gordon Waller (Peter and Gordon)/ Sixties Celebration  which featured friends and colleagues of Gordon. The seven hour show was a brilliant celebration of music from the era, and featured several songs which were among Gordon’s favorites. John performed “Unchain My Heart”, “No Other Baby But You”, inviting Spencer Davis onstage to sing along with him, followed by Gordon’s favorite: “The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore”.  Later, John joined D.J.Fontana (Elvis’s drummer) in “One Night With You”.  Finally, during Peter Asher’s elegant, touching media and song tribute to his partner, John joined Peter to sing “Let It Be Me” – singing Gordon’s part.  Among the other featured artistes were Spencer Davis (“Gimme Some Lovin’”), Denny Laine (formerly with Wings), Terry Sylvester from The Hollies (“He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother”), and Chad and Jeremy.  Jeff Ross, MD, and his powerful backing band – from the Los Angeles area – toured with Peter and Gordon as “The Peter and Gordon Band”. … Peter Asher and Keith Putney, along with Jeff, organized a spectacular salute to Gordon and the fans of 60s music….”

No Regrets the book by John & Gary

book_adThe Real Story – The Only Official Autobiography of The Walker Brothers

For the first time, John and Gary Walker have broken their silence to reveal the truth about the group, what led to the famous split and they lay bare the details of their private lives, including encounters with the other stars they met along the way, such as Walt Disney, Humphrey Bogart, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and Jimi Hendrix. They tell what it was like to live in the glare of publicity and under siege by fans, and what enigmatic Scott Walker was really like.

The book in now available online at all major retailers and is current’y being sold in WH Smiths, Waterstones, Barnes and Noble, Borders, and other fine book stores; we recommend calling first for availability due to sell outs in many branches.

The book has recently been reviwed by MOJO and Q magazines

Released by John Blake Publishing, London, September 2009.

Copyright © John Walker International 2013