Graham McPherson aka Suggs, Ann Martin, Scarlett McPherson and Viva McPherson - An Evening with Suggs and Friends, to raise funds to fight pancreatic cancer at Porchester Hall - London, United Kingdom - Thursday 20th March 2014
Canvey Island in the Thames estuary is known as Oil City for the refinery that dominates the horizon. It's also a scruffy beach community and home to the members of Dr Feelgood. Lee, Wilko, Figure (Martin) and Sparko (Sparkes) started playing music out of camaraderie and boredom, then realised it might be a way off the island when their distinctive style caught on in 1973. Without trying to build a slick image as a band, they made it onto the cover of NME before they even had a recording contract.
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