Headband in 1971 - Jimmy Hill, Jack Stradwick, Dick Hopp, Ronnie Craig and Alan Quinnell with Tommy Adderley in front
Neil McGough, in his tuxedo, sits between Billy Kristian and Tommy Adderley the night Headband met the Auckland Symphonia, April 1972
Headband: Billy Kristian, Dick Hopp, Ronnie Craig, Jimmy Hill and Tommy Adderley, 27 November 1971. Dominion Post collection, Alexander Turnbull Library EP/1971/5931-F
Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. http://natlib.govt.nz/records/23173962
The Error Of My Ways, written by Headband guitarist Ron Craig, was a 1971 single for the band
A preview of Headband's debut album Happen Out by Louise Warren of Wellington Evening Post, 1972
Deep Blue Sea - "Tommy Adderley and the Head-Band" cover John Mayall, a single released on MCA through Allied NZ in 1970
Sheet music for Headband's 'Love Is Bigger Than The Whole Wide World', written by Jimmy Hill. It reached No.12 in September 1972, charting for six weeks.
Headband's debut album, Happen Out, released on the Harvest label in 1972, through HMV (NZ) Ltd
The left-hand inner gatefold of Headband's Happen Out album (Harvest, 1972). Among the originals by present and future band-members are covers of The Band's 'Time to Kill' and Blood Sweat and Tears' 'Lisa Listen to Me'
Headband at Ali Baba's, Cuba Street, 1971: Billy Kristian, Jimmy Hill, Dick Hopp, Tommy Adderley and Ron Craig
Headband's 1975 album Rock Garden, released on Stebbing's Key label
Headband in concert: Tommy Adderley on harmonica, Dick Hopp on electric violin
Headband's February 1972 smash hit The Ballad Of Jacques Le Mere, written by Neil Edwards
The first incarnation of Headband split in mid-1972: this report is from the New Zealand Herald's Sound Scene page
The right-hand inner gatefold of Headband's Happen Out album (Harvest, 1972); of the four tracks, John Mayall's 'The Laws Must Change' is the only non-original
‘Good Morning Mr Rock And Roll’ was the first song played by DJ Kevin Black on Solid Gold FM when it went to air, 13 October 1997. In the early days of the station that song and ‘Ballad Of Jacques Le Mere’ were some of the most requested songs.
The Accident Compensation Commission used ‘Good Morning Mr Rock And Roll’ in their television advertising in the mid 1990s. In 1990 Tom Sharplin recorded a version of this song with Tommy Adderley playing harmonica, produced by Billy Kristian.