Andy Keiller

Sunday, 7 April 2013, 19:12 | Category : Articles
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English singer Andy Keiller witnessed the nascent R&B scene in West London before moving to South Africa in March 1964. There he recorded a solo album and single before forming R&B group, The Upsetters with future Influence guitarist Louis McKelvey, another West London émigré, in late 1965. Remarkably, the pair reunited by chance two years later in Montreal and formed Influence – arguably one of the most dynamic bands to emerge from the Canadian rock scene. On the eve of Pacemaker’s long-awaited CD release of Influence’s lone album, he talks to Nick Warburton.

Andrew Keiller, South Africa, 1965 (photo courtesy of Andrew Keiller)

Andrew Keiller, South Africa, 1965 (photo courtesy of Andrew Keiller)

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