Robson as front-man for Solid State. I’m pretty sure this was circa 1981/1982 – in sixth form – possibly summer 1982.
This performance was in the Seaton Burn High School Drama Studio. Yours truly did the lighting (having previously resigned from the band – a bit like the fifth Beatle!)
Band members in the photo above are (from left to right); Stephen “Prof” Wiliamson (bass), Robson “Roppa” Green (vocals), John “Curly” Davis (keyboards) and Robert Jackson (lead guitar).
Not shown in this picture (but present) – Phillip Bell (rhythm guitar).
From left to right: Michael Bennett – The Police Captain, Philip Bell (rear) – Police Constable, Helen Pringle (?) – Ruth, Steven Williamson (rear) – Major-General Stanley, John Davis – Samuel, Mark Fowlis (rear) – The Pirate King and Robson Green – Frederick
Note the presence of 4 out of the 5 members of the band “Solid State” in this photo.