The Von Essex
Anchorage, Alaska
1960 - 1961

Dick Bagshaw ~ Bass
Jackie Goodman ~ Electric Piano, Vocals
Fred Johnston ~ Bass
Larry Monroe ~ Drums
Darryl Smaw ~ Vocals
Gary Smith ~ Lead Guitar

There was a small teen club in Anchorage, AK (early 60s) called 'The Royal Pad.'  I was in a band called, The Von Essex who played there on weekends.   I can not remember the drummer's name.  He was an Army serviceman stationed at nearby Ft. Richardson.

Bob Jones, October 2006

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Last Update:  15 October 2011
Credits: Bob Jones, Gary Smith
Band # 2051