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The Newham Story => Famous Faces and Local Characters => Topic started by: Rogier on 02 December, 2018, 09:13:01 PM

Title: Roy Bailey dead
Post by: Rogier on 02 December, 2018, 09:13:01 PM
Born 1935 In Bow.  His house was hit by a V2 during the war.
Very talented folk musician
Supporter of socialist ideology and the expansion of higher education through the polytechnique system.

I got to hear him for the first time on Belgium radio in a song called "HERALD OF fREE ENTERPRISE. ON  an anniversary of the sinking.

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2018/nov/20/roy-bailey-obituary
Title: Re: Roy Bailey dead
Post by: Bob L on 01 January, 2019, 10:51:20 PM
Hi Rogier

Thanks for posting this. I am sad to say that I do not recall ever hearing of the man. I am all the more shamed as I studied sociology at Enfield Campus as a part time student.