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Monday, February 15, 2010
Adrian C. Tills - British Royal Navy - 1960s
How are you ?
Chris of the garagehangover site passed on some correspondence he had from Adrian C. Tills. Adrian was a member of the British Navy based in Singapore for two years in the 1960s. He wrote songs for Rose Iwanaga, the Reyes Sisters, EveyLyn, Evelyn Bridger and Janice Wee. He put out his own records under the name of Roy Stevens.
Do you or any of your musician friends remember Adrian? He would like to get in touch with anyone who remembers him. He would particularly like to get in touch with Mr Lee H King, who was A & R manager at Fajar Records and then for Philips Far East. Have you ever heard of him?
Please let me know if Adrian’s name rings a bell with anyone and if there is any news about Mr Lee H King. Regards, Steve Farram
From Steve Farram's posting:
"My favourite is Please Tell Terry, which is a straight ahead pop song and the only one without the annoying strings or horns. This song and Say You’re Mine are credited to Adrian C. Tills. I have not been able to find out anything about Adrian and do not know whether these songs are cover versions or were written for the band. I have seen Adrian’s name on a record from a Singapore singer also, so perhaps he was a local..."