Colin's Rock Family Tree.

Shy and the Loner 1975 to 1976. 
King Crimsonesque college band, little talent, no proper instruments but the acorn of future fame and fortune. Musical style can only be described as ‘bottle tapping’!

Colin
Hills
(drums)

Brian
Duxton
(flute)
Simon
Dowd
(guitar)
 

The Flyin’ Turds 1978 to 1984. 
70/80’s beat rock combo founded by Colin Hills & Martin Lewis. The band had several changes of personnel over the years with the classic 4th and final line up featured below. Influences were any band who’s songs we could play (Police/Beatles/Stones/Who/Joe Jackson/Jam). Played the world renowned venue of the staff canteen. Marital pressure led to the demise of the band in 1984.

Colin
Hills
(bass)
Martin
Lewis
(vocals/guitar)
Gary
Goodman
(drums)
'Bruce'
Sithole
(guitar)
Barry
Backhurst
(guitar)

Bloody hell! That plane was low!


Martin discovers why Freddie Mercury never used a tripod as a mic stand!

 

The Techno Turds 1984 to 1989. 
Synth duo of Guy Warrington-Brown and Colin Hills with Martin Lewis making an occasional guest appearance on guitar. Mainly drum box oriented 80’s synth music influenced by Pink Floyd/Howard Jones/
Genesis/This Mortal Coil…?? Guy’s whirlwind romance and showbiz wedding in 1989 saw the fading of this influential pop-duo. In 2000, ‘Jazz 30’ saw the re-emergence of the Warrington-Brown/Hills partnership in a Jazz Club genre…..mmm, Nice!

Colin
Hills
(keyboards)
Martin
Lewis
(guitar)
Guy
Warrington-Brown
(keyboards)

The Techno's compose their new Christmas single. (Nice jumper Guy!)

 

B-Shed #1 1999 to 2002. 
Started as 3 blokes making loud music in the remotest part of the Feltham site (i.e. B-Shed). Colin went to Tolworth, then there were 2.

Colin
Hills
(guitar)
Gary
Marsh
(guitar)
Keith
Burton
(bass)
A
Machine
(drums)
 

B-Shed #2 2002 to date.
Having seen Gary Jones drumming on his knee at a ‘Dream Theatre’ gig and spotting his potential talent, he was invited to join the ‘Shedsters’. Martin had rehearsed with B-Shed #1 and was keen to relive his days as a ‘Turd’. 70’s rock classics became the genre, with a live show supporting the ‘Phannies’ in the Summer of 2002 being deemed a great success (despite technical difficulties). Another at the Feltham Community Centre lead to the production of the first B-Shed DVD for Xmas 2002. The line-up being sometimes boosted by the addition of Colin Hills on knob twiddling and occasional keyboard & guitar and Jon Novice on keys for some of the Sheds live events.

Martin
Lewis
(vocals/guitar)
Gary
Marsh
(guitar)
Keith
Burton
(bass)
Gary
Jones
(drums)