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A journey in photos, video and audio of BABS medalist quartets from the 1970's to the present day.
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REGENCY PRIDE (gold medal 1981)
 

publicity shot
Regency Pride with trophy, at the Royal Pavilion in Brighton 1981

1981 BABS Convention (Skegness) finals
  

this photo was taken immediately after we came off stage in the finals - we never wore pink lapel flowers again!

Regency Pride were featured on "Jim'll Fix It" (March 26th 1983) 

press clipping from our appearance on "Jim'll Fix It"
   

Graham sitting in Jimmy Savile's famous chair on "Jim'll Fix It"
performing on the Isle of Wight Ferry (singing "I Love to Hear That Old Barbershop Style - click on audio below ....  )

 
 
@ Harmony College 1981  ("My Little Mandy and Me") at Universal Studios, Los Angeles CA in 1982

appearing with "Bucks Fizz" on Pebble Mill at One

Regency Pride were guests on "Pebble Mill at One
 

.... Derek and Allan feeling nervous !





Allan singing "I'm confessin' that I love you"
always loved these silk yellow shirts :)    click on the audio below ..

 
   

Regency Pride as "The School Board" in "The Music Man
(Theatre Royal in Brighton)
Regency Pride with Joe Liles (Harmony College 1981)  
more "Music Man"  ....... a very happy bunch of guys !
Goofing off in the dressing room, Los Angeles 1982 @ The Dome, Brighton 1983
   

Regency Pride - Warwick Convention 1984 

"When the Toy Soldiers March On Parade"
   

Reunion - Harrogate 1998
  Regency Pride at the top of the CN Tower in Toronto (1982)
...... it was WINDY !!!!!!

Allan, Graham and friends - Brighton 1994

Green suits .... on stage in Pennsylvania 1983

quartet and wives hanging out at a party in Los Angeles Feb 1982



Publicity photo 1983


posing with the "Queen Mary" in Long Beach CA



 

Derek Barton (front row, right) was also a member of the Barbershop group at Hove Grammar School in 1975. Note, the director here is PC George Beer, a member of the Hove Harmonizers. Graham Smith was also at this school in the year below Derek, although never sang in this group
   

on the Crawley Chordsmen show 

on the Guildford show (Bob Watkin, Director, on the right was the bass of the 1976 BABS Quartet Champs "The Barrytones")
   

performing on the ferry to the Isle of Wight 


Los Angeles afterglow 1982
 
performing in 1980 before the contest


... it's a long story ...... (at the "Music Man" @ Theatre Royal in Brighton