Submitted by :Dave Lingard 09/14/2011 Year formed: 1969 Year Disbanded : 1972 No of Members: 4 Area: Ipswich Style: Rock Band Dave Lingard (Lead Guitar/vocals) Geoff Broom (Keyboard Lead Vocals) John Mayhew Drums Roger Clarke Johnson (Bass) Band history: Animal Farm started playing at local gigs in and around Ipswich and moving on to play college gigs and support for bands ie. Deep Purple The Who etc. This photo was taken in Christchurch Park shortly after John Mayhew had left Genesis and joined Animal Farm and Phil Collins had taken his place in Genesis.(John died in Glasgow on 26th March 2009.)When the photo was taken the band had just returned from a tour of Germany hence the German leather boots! Shortly after this the band disbanded and Dave joined the LA based band Walker Bros (Sun Aint Gonna shine any more etc) as their guitarist.Dave now plays with Ipswich based band Soultown Chic 2011.
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