|Klaus played with
|In the liner notes of
The Hollies 30th Anniversary Collection CD,
Tony Hicks (lead guitarist from
The Hollies) recalls that
the 'Bus Stop' solo was inspired
by one of their fill-in bass players...
"When Eric Haydock was having one of his
walkabouts, Klaus Voormann
stepped in and he did a live television
show with us, 'Sunday Night At
The London Palladium',
which was a big show at the time.
He must have been around when we were
rehearsing "Bus Stop", 'cause I remember
him playing through the solo with me -
the part where one guitar follows the other."
|Clockwise from left:
Bobby Elliott, Tony Hicks, Graham Nash,
Allan Clarke, Bernie Calvert
|Klaus bought his first
bass guitar from
the original Beatles
He later gave it back
to the Sutcliffe family
The bass was sold
in 1986 at
auction for £9,500
|Stuart Sutcliffe and George Harrison
at the Top Ten Club in Hamburg 1961
|Klaus's First Bass Guitar|
|Klaus plays lots of
(Those are the ones I know...
there may be more!)
|Klaus played some live shows
with The Hollies and was
asked to join the band
permanently, but he declined
and soon after joined
The Manfred Mann Band.