The Peddlers

Latest Update

31 January 2021

Addition to Galleries Page - Personal Collection.  Thanks to Dave Stewart.

7 July 2020

Addition to Galleries page - Peddlers on Dutch TV.  Thanks to Terry Sinett.

13 May 2020

Thanks to Terry Sinnett for additions to Galleries page.

10 October 2018

Great New Roy Phillips album, "Standard Procedure 1"

A set of songs given the classic Peddlers treatment includes "Summertime", "Got My Mojo Working", "Let It Be" and a live version of "My Way" recorded in 1974 by the Peddlers in Amsterdam.

now available from Roy's website  

8 April 2017

Thanks to our friend Bas Mollenkramer for these images of the ultra rare

French release of 'Suite London'

See Galleries

8 March 2013

New image sent in by Jurgen Degasperi!

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13 July 2012

Live Photos 1976-1980

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15 June 2012

 'Southern Woman'

TV clip added to Discography

See 'Birthday'

 5 June 2012

New Gallery Page

6 Sept 2007

Ladies and gentlemen,
The Peddlers

24 Sept 2007 

Roy's New CD

Dancing With Shadows

19 August 2006

Suite London

15 April 2006

'Suite London' now on cd! Order here    

7 March 2006

Tis' here enjoy

Click the above link for Roy Phillip's new album! and DVD


The Saints

Put together by Tab Martin (fresh from his stint as a Tornado), Roy Philips (at this time playing guitar) and drummer Ricky Winters this instrumental trio was named by Joe Meek and acted as house band on many of his recordings.Apart from being the backing group for Meek star Heinz, The Saints also released records in their own right. Two singles were issued on the Pye label in 1963, these were:

Wipe Out / Midgets           Pye 7N 15548

Husky Team / Pigtails        Pye 7N 15582

A single was issued in the US under the name of The Ambassadors, Surfin’John Brown / Big Breaker (Dot 16528) presumably in an attempt to cash in on the then surfing craze.The record has a writing credit of Joe Meek and The Saints and although it was not released in the UK, an Australian pressing has recently surfaced.Two further tracks ‘Happy Talk’ and ‘Parade of Tin Soldiers’ have since appeared on Joe Meek reissue compilations.

As an alternative to hunting down the original singles collectors can hear the following Saints tracks on two reissue CD’s.

‘Wipeout’ and ‘Husky Team’ are on ‘The Joe Meek story – The Pye Years’ (Sequel NED CD 171).While ‘Happy Talk’, ‘Midgets’ and ‘Parade of Tin Soldiers’ appear on ‘304 Holloway Road, Joe Meek The Pye Years Volume 2’ (Sequel NEX CD 216).