The Courtells

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The Courtells - circa 1962
Ron Stuart (Sax), Robin Adam (Rhythm Guitar), Tony Topping (Drums - obscured), Jim Cooper (Bass), Brian Huliston (Lead Guitar), Gay Griffith (Piano)

The Courtells hailed from Invercargill and played in the Waikiwi Hall in Invercargill (306 North Road, Invercargill) in the early 1960s.  Bass guitarist (also lead vocalist), Jim Cooper was from Riverton.  The Courtells reunited in September 2009 - 49 years on ..... with the Southland Musos' Club (gig played at The Invercargill Workers' Club).


Jim Cooper, Brian Huliston, Robin Adam, Tony Topping
and Ron Stuart (front)

Waikiwi Memorial Hall

The Courtells - 1962
Robin Adam, Jim Cooper, Brian Huliston and Tony Topping


The Courtells - Reunion gig at The Southland Musicians' Club
The group featured Jimmy Cooper (Guitar/Vocals), Alan Russell (Bass), Robin Adam (Guitar) and Chris Self (Drums)