A 1973 collaboration with producer/composer Pete Shelley engineered Alvin Stardust's entry to the UK charts with a top ten hit, "My Coo-Ca-Choo".  If to some followers of the pop scene the face looked familiar, that's because it WAS!  They were witnessing one of the most sensational comebacks in British rock history and sporting a complete image makeover, eleven years since his previous hit.

It was  back then that Shane Fenton and the Fentones recorded a string of hits featuring a clutch of good, original rock 'n' roll and pop tunes, plus more.  These key figures in the formative years of the British rock scene were, for a long time, one of the UK's foremost club and concert attractions.  So, it had all started a little differently for this "Moody Guy".  The story includes a few sound extracts from their 45's.

Fentone Bassman Bill Bonney with Alvin Stardust, 2003.  Click for the Gallery!This site has been extensively updated, plus there are numerous new photographs (especially in the "Gallery"), many of which are supplied courtesy of the Fentones bass-man, Bill Bonney (pictured left, with Alvin) - see the groups name set in stone at Liverpool's Cavern!



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