Kursaal Flyers

Kursaal Flyers were an English comedy-rock/pub band from Southend-on-Sea, Essex, that released two albums on Decca-subsidiary UK Records in 1975, followed by Golden Mile on CBS in 1976. Guitarist Graeme Douglas joined Eddie and the Hot Rods in time for their 1977 sophomore effort Life on the Line. Drummer Will Birch and late-period guitarist John Wicks subsequently formed The Records.

Members: Will Birch (drums), Richie Bull (bass, banjo), Paul Shuttleworth (vocals), Vic Collins (pedal steel guitar, 1973-77), Graeme Douglas (lead guitar, 1973-76), Dave Hatfield (bass, 1973-74), Barry Martin (lead guitar, 1976-77), John Wicks (rhythm guitar, 1977)


  • Chocs Away (1975)
  • The Great Artiste (1975)
  • Golden Mile (1976)
  • Five Live Kursaals (1977)
  • A Former Tour De Force is Forced to Tour (1988)

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