Spares Family Tree -
(Mez) Mason - Vocals
McGarr - Bass
Summeral - Guitar
Slater - Drums
were formed when Mick and Alan left a covers group and joined with
Mez to form a band to perform solely original material.
came and went until the line up settled down to Mez, Mick, Ed and
They had some
pretty good material backed up by fine musical and vocal ability.
They toured the usual North East (of England) venues and had some
success - but it wasn't to last.
problem of finding and keeping a guitarist resurfaced when Ed decided
recruited guitarists "Nero" a Jimi Hendrix lookalike and
soundalike, and Richard Knox from Spare Pair, the new line up just
didn't gel and the band split.
Mick and Richard
went on to form The Spares
Mez went on to sing with several bands, most recently - The Starfish