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Link at Christies Night Club 1973  —  
Dave Kennedy (Guitar and Vocals), Craig Nicholson (Drums), Neville Claughton (Bass) and Dave Gillies (Keyboards)

 
 

Link appeared from the ashes of the "Chapta" breakup circa late 1972.  The original line-up featured Neville Claughton on bass guitar.  Neville was replaced by Dick Whatson who was subsequently replaced by Bryan Gerrard.  Drummers suffered a similar fate with original skin-man Craig Nicholson being replaced by Chris Fox, who later vacated the drumseat in favour of Ron Mahony.  Link recorded for HMV, but their legacy was only one single "Only Time Will Let Us Know" // "Highway Driver - The Day You Came Into My Life".  The single performed creditably by reaching No. 17 on the national charts in August of 1973, and made it as an entry into the "Studio One" TV Series that same year.  Link was resident at the Blenheim Road Motor Inn.  A group of versatility who presented a sound musical programme ranging from standards to R&B

 
 

EMI Maxi Single HR-504 1973 - Only Time Could Let Us Know


Bishopdale 1973 - Dave Kennedy, Craig Nicholson, Dick Whatson and Dave Gillies

 

 

Christies 1973 - Dave Kennedy, Craig Nicholson, Dick Whatson and Dave Gillies


1973 - Dick Whatson, Dave Kennedy, Dave Gillies and Chris Fox

 

 

Hagley Park 1974 - Dave Kennedy, Chris Fox, Dick Whatson and Dave Gillies


Adam's Apple 1975 - Ron Mahony, Dave Gillies, Bryan Gerrard and Dave Kennedy

 

 

Dave Kennedy


Neville Claughton


Dick Whatson


Bryan Gerrard

 

 

Craig Nicholson


Chris Fox


Ron Mahony


Dave Gillies