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Tony O'Malley, with other original Kokomo members, performs
'I Can Understand It' at the Sheen Club, Barnes.
A celebration of, and tribute to, a great friend.
Eddy Armani, Kokomo, and Franke Pharoah, kindly perform after a sad event - check out the other videos.
Vocals and keyboard: Tony O'Malley (see below).
Guitar: Neil Hubbard (see below).
Guitar: Adam Phillips (see below).
Sax: Mel Collins (see below).
Bass Guitar: Mark Smith.
Backing vocals: Frank Collins, Dyan Birch, Paddy McHugh
Drums: Glen Le Fleur (see below).
TONY O'MALLEY, formally of Arrival, Kokomo and 10CC, is from London, but at the moment based in Georgia where he has become a national and TV star. He regularly performs in the U.K. and Western Europe (particularly London's 606 Club) - gig details on his website.
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NEIL HUBBARD was guitarist with The Grease Band, Joe Cocker and Roxy Music, and played on the original 1970 concept album, Jesus Christ Superstar.
ADAM PHILLIPS plays regularly with his own Adam Phillips Band, and has worked with Hamish Stuart, (ex Average White Band,) Tom Robinson,Tina Turner, Whitney Houston and Dave Lewis. His own blues outfit includes Black Sabbath bassist Jo Burt.
FRANK COLLINS, DYAN BIRCH and PADDY McHUGH, are ex-members of Arrival, and later, Kokomo, that included Tony O'Malley, Neil Hubbard, Mel Collins, and Alan Spenner.
Frank, contributing vocals to Bryan Ferry's 'In Your Mind' album, also worked with Ian Dury, Marc Bolan, Terence Trent D'Arby, Alison Moyet, Bob Dylan & Marianne Faithfull.
MEL COLLINS: original Kokomo member and veteran saxophonist and flautist; read about the great Mel Collins here:
GLEN LE FLEUR has been percussionist for Wishbone Ash, Arrival, Ronnie Lane's Slim Chance, Gonzales, and Gerry Rafferty.
Video by Jack Slipper.
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