Formed by former Teddy & The Tigers guitarist,
David 'Tiger' Taylor, when he left the Eire Apparent in late 1969.
Group members were the Dave Mercer (vocals guitar), Kerry Scott
(vocals and Congas) and Tiger on lead guitar, bass and vocals. The
group was managed by Eddie Kennedy who ran the Maritime Club in Belfast.
Tiger Taylor takes up the story: "We
moved to London in 1970 and started playing the clubs and pubs and we
also did a tour of Germany with Rory Gallagher
which was very successful for us as we got a recording contract with Polydor, Germany.
We recorded one album called 'On This New Day' with Ritchie McCracken
on bass and John Wilson on drums from Taste, although i played bass
on some of the tracks. It was released in Germany in 1970, I left in
1971 due to the album not being recorded to the standard I felt it
should have been and this led to a disagreement with Eddie
"When I left they got two new guys into the group. Eddie Kennedy did a
deal with Deram records and put the album out in Britain with them
on the cover which was highly unprofessional. There are two albums out
there now, one with me on the cover and the other with the two new
Related: Teddy & The
Tigers, Eire Apparent,
Billy Brown Band,