THE HOFNERHOUNDS ANNUAL MEETING 2008

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Alrewas, Lichfield -  8 November 2008

  

The venue - the same successful formula as last year.


 

Harry Sibum who travelled all the way from The Netherlands with his restored Hofner 128 Club, and Phil Rylance with his lovely old Hofner 500/5.

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Paul Smith shows us his Batwing guitar. Paul worked closely together with luthier Martin Harrison of Hania Guitars in order to produce this incredible replica. 



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Jim McGregor brought along, and played for us all, his Golden Hofner #6.

  


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Michael Clark, the youngest Hofnerhound, playing his CT Verythin, with backing from Harry.


Nick with his band, Dedlock: Gavin Horne on vocals and 1961 Colorama, Grant Patterson on drums, Lee Martin on Verythin Standard, and Nick with his CT 500/1 Bass.


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Regina Otieno and Cathy doubling up on backing vocals.



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Grant on drums, and Lee on Hofner Verithin Standard, working up a sweat.

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Dave Boothroyd providing the vocals, complete with Hofner President, and Harry with a 449.


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Trevor Jones from Barnes & Mullins, rocking with a Hofner CT Verithin.



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Wall to wall Hofners on display.


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The two hardest working guys throughout the meeting! Harry playing his 449 and Phil on the Hofner 190 Bass.



Nick's CT 500/1 Bass

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Many thanks are due to :

Nick and Cathy who again organised a most successful and enjoyable meeting. 

The Alrewas Cricket club for their help & hospitality.

Barnes & Mullins who sponsored the event, displayed some of the current Hofner guitar range, and provided all participants with Hofner tee-shirts. Special thanks are due to Trevor Jones, B & M's Service Manager, who as well as attending the meeting also played a very impressive set. 



 

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