Continued playing with "Patch" at clubs in Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan through 1973 and into 1974.

L to R - Doug Anderson (guitar, vocals), Rick Dubord (keys, vocals), Rick Francis (lead vocals), Ken Brenzan (drums), Gordon Belsher (bass, vocals)

 

 

 

 

 


 

Visited Prince Edward Island for the first time in 1974.  I was on the Island about 15 minutes when I said to Charlene "someday, I want to have a Prince Edward Island licence plate on my van!"

 

 

 

 


 

Joined the tour band for Buddy "Party Doll" Knox in October of 1974.  Started in Moosomin, Saskatchewan & toured across Canada through to April 1975.  Learned a lot about professionalism from Buddy.  What a great guy!

 

Buddy Knox

 

 


 

 

 

Back to "Patch" 1975-1978

Very popular dance band in Edmonton

 

 

 

 

 

Gordon Belsher - bass & vocals

Rol Hardie - drums

 Rick Francis - lead vocals

Rick Dubord - keys & vocals

Doug Anderson - guitar & vocals

 


 

 

Moved to Prince Edward Island in August 1978 to start a new lifetime in Guernsey Cove.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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