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Orpheus

John Buckingham - Lead Vocals and Guitar

Colin Dixon - Bass

Julia Buckingham - Lead Vocals

Tim Arnold - Drums

Alan Cork - Lead Guitar

 

Orpheus were probably formed around 1974 and came from Ashford in Kent.

A band called Topaz allowed Orpheus to use their studio to record two of their own songs titled Steal Away and Earth Wind and Fire.

 

Steal Away - 6:15 LYRICS by John Buckingham

Earth Wind and Fire - 4:40 LYRICS by Jules Buckingham

 

Here are a few Orpheus covers recorded during a practice on Sunday 14th of June, 1976!:

Show Me The Way - Peter Frampton - 4:03

Already Gone - The Eagles - 4:20

Can't Get Enough - Bad Company - 3:43

Feel Like Making Love - Bad Company - 4:17

Rising Sun - Medicine Head - 4:14

Wall Street Shuffle - 10cc - 3:35

If You Think You Know How To Love Me - Smokey - 3:40

Back Home - Golden Earing - 4:58

Time Was - Wishbone Ash - 5:11

Jive Talkin' - The Bee Gees - 3:03

Don't Waste My Time - Status Quo - 3:32

High Fly - John Miles - 4:19

One Of These Nights - The Eagles - 5:02

Crocodile Rock - Elton John - 4:16

Doing Alright - Queen - 4:46

That's The Way - KC and the Sunshine Band - 2:46

Radar Love - Golden Earing - 5:06

Lyin' Eyes - The Eagles - 4:38

 

Julia and John Buckingham

 

John Buckingham and Alan Cork went on to play together in the band Pipe Dream.

Julia and John Buckingham played together in the bands Sinfear and the Love and Lusyd.

For proof that Orpheus actually played gigs . . . . click here!



Orpheus 2005

Orpheus 2005

Orpheus had a reunion in Ringwood, in June 2005. They booked a hall and played lots of their old songs, they had a great time and are all still very close friends!

 


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Sinfear and the Love

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Tall Man Thin

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Pipe Dream

Orpheus