Information and pics kindly supplied by Brian Edmenson
This is THE MINT taken in 1967 at the Marine Hotel, Seaton Carew.
l to r
Graham Estill, Barry Barker, Keith Edwards, Brian Edmensen
Later most of the guys became The Jeff Smith Show Group
l to r. Barry Barker, Eric Best, Brian Edmenson, Eric Leighton, kneeling Mike Gorman - manager. In centre was a "red hot mama " from U.S.A. Taken in night club in Surtees Street, Hartlepool
and, later still, they became Aquarius pictured here outside the Wesley when it was still a place of worship.
l to r Eric Best, Brian Edmenson, Barry Barker, Dave Hogbin,all holding Linda Hogbin, who was soon to marry Brian Edmenson and form a duo as linda and brian.
This was Linda and Brian in 1973
Linda and Brian had four years off the road to have children and came back as "Now n Then" .
Here they are on stage at Haggerston Castle and posing in the Burn Valley Gardens.