Songwriter


Don Partridge was an English singer and songwriter, popularly known as the King of the Buskers”, and had a one hit success with his song Rosie in 1968, when it reached #4 on the UK Singles charts. Born in Bournemouth in 1941, Don had an interesting early life, leaving home […]

Don Partridge


Richard Palmer-James is best known for writing the lyrics for a number of early King Crimson songs, and for being a founder member of the band Supertramp. He was born in Bournemouth in 1947, and played with various local bands before joining King Crimson. Richard wrote the lyrics for 3 […]

Richard Palmer-James


Colin Eric Allen is a songwriter and drummer who was born in Bournemouth in 1938. Even if you have never heard of him, you will almost certainly be aware of people that Colin has played with, this including Zoot Money, Andy Summers (The Police), Bob Dylan, John Lee Hooker, Solomon […]

Colin Allen