1965 Al spent a long Summer season at the "Lido" Margate appearing in the "Golden
1966 He recorded a track on an an LP with George Browns Alabama Hayriders on the
King Label. The album contained all original material. The track was entitled “All
Those performing on the Album included:
George Brown - Lead Guitar
Geoff Brown - -Banjo
Gordon Huntley - Pedal Steel Guitar
Del Michael - Vocals
Marion White - Vocals
1969 Al formed his first band after performing for so long as a solo artist. He advertised
and the "Frontier Express" was born. The first band was a 3 piece band that performed
around the South East whilst Al still performed Solo at venues around the Country.
The original band changed with Bill Smith- guitar and Bernie Smith - Lead guitar
replacing Jeff Alexandra and Geoff.
The band were in much demand and expanded to add a bass guitarist Ron wheeler.