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This is a recreation of an old "Dexys Midnight Runners Group" page which has now been updated as accurately as possible based on currently available information. If you have any information regarding the recent activities of any ex-Dexys members which you believe should be included please "add a comment" at the foot of the page!
 
 

Billy Adams No longer involved in music, now living with his family in Shropshire. A passion for retro video gaming consoles and computer programming inspired Kevin "Billy" Adams to study computing and multi-media at Wolverhampton University in the 90's leading to a new career in building websites.
 

 

Kevin Archer Enjoyed a busy few months back in 2009 following the much delayed release of his Blue Ox Babes album, "Apples And Oranges" on Cherry Red Records. Heavily involved in publicity for the release - including interviews/features in Record Collector and Mojo.

 

Micky Billingham Lecturing in musical theatre and musical theory at Dudley College. Has also performed regularly with the latest incarnation of British Ska band, The Beat along with former General Public band-mate, Ranking Roger.

 

Geoff Blythe Has recently co-written a book entitled "The Team That Dreams In Caffs" about the recording of "Searching For The Young Soul Rebels". Also performing with his own band G.I..Blythe  since 2012 (see:  www.giblythe.com ). Long-time member of Irish-American outfit Black 47, who announced that they would be splitting in 2013 after 25 years together. Took part in The Bureau reunion 2005 and played on their new album in 2008.


Mick Bolton (Miss-spelt as "Mick Boulton" on "Don't Stand Me Down") Still performing in local clubs and very active on the internet, having set up his own website, http://www.mickbolton.com/ in 2007: Also visit http://www.youtube.com/mickbolton1 to see videos of his latest performances.

 

Steve Brennan (Real name, Steve Shaw)   Has had to curtail his playing due to shoulder injury. Now working in forensic mental health.

 

Spike Edney A long time member of rock legends Queen, he is currently acting as Musical Director for the Roger Taylor-produced Queen tribute show, "Queen Extravaganza". Has also performed with his own SAS (Spikes All Stars) Band for many years.

 

Johnny Edwards Still playing bass guitar with Status Quo in 2014 having joined the band way back in 1986 shortly after his departure from Dexys!

 

Nick Gatfield Quit as CEO of Sony Music UK in February 2014. Became President of A&R at EMI in 2008, having previously been Managing Director of Universal-Island Music UK. Credited with discovering and guiding the careers of Amy Winehouse, Keane and Sugababes. Featured on a BBC documentary about the making of "Don't Stand Me Down" in 2012.

 

Geoff Kent Dexys' original trumpeter is now living in the birth-place of Jazz, New Orleans!

 

Giorgio Kilkenny (Real name, Mick Galic) Now apparently working as Director of Business Process & Outsourced Services at business communications company "Annodata Ltd". [Thanks for the info!]

 

Andy Leek Still very active on the music scene as part of "best party band in the world", 'Andy Leek & The Blue Angels'. Andy has recently been involved with an X Factor style project, "Andy Leek's Star Maker" and is due to releae a new solo album, "From Icarus to Phoenix" in 2014. See http://www.andyleek.com/ for more.

 

Julian Littman Performing along with Maddy Prior as part of Steeleye Span in 2014. Has also worked as a musical director on several West End shows including "Jailhouse Rock" and "125th Street".

 

Brian Maurice A few years ago it was reported [on the original version of this page] that Brian was living in Windsor, working at Heathrow and was hoping to move to France soon.

 

Helen O'Hara (Real name, Helen Bevington) Retired from music after a successful career and two solo albums. Now studying Art History.

 

Jimmy Paterson Back with Dexys once again having performed on new album "One Day I'm Going To Soar" in 2012 and the numerous live shows which followed. Also performed with Geoff Blythe's project, G.I. Blythe in 2012, featuring on the album "Lost In Space". Recently attended the premier of new Dexys film "Nowhere Is Home" at the B.F.I. on London's Southbank

 

Kevin Rowland Still performing as lead singer of Dexys in 2014. Recently attended the premier of new Dexys film "Nowhere Is Home" at the B.F.I. on London's Southbank and the subsequent screening at Vue Cinema in Piccadilly Circus as well as making his debut appearance at Glastonbury with Dexys.

 

Pete Saunders Living, playing in London with his own Fat Tuesday band find out more from www.petesaunders.co.uk. Performed on the new Dexys tracks, "Manhood" and "My Life In England" in 2003.


Seb Shelton Gave up performing to run Seb Shelton Management whose clients have included Julian Cope and The Woodentops. Says he has earned enough money to avoid the need to work. Declined a role in the 2003 Dexys tour.

 

Paul Speare Semi-retired, pursuing personal projects, writing and travel. Performed alongside The Selector's Neol Davies on a cover of The Beat's "All Out To Get You" in 2013. See www.paulspeare.com for more info.

 

Steve Spooner Took time out from cleaning windows in Cornwall to take part in Bureau reunion in 2005 and performed on their album "And Another Thing" in 2008.

 

Mick Talbot Having played a major role in the return of Dexys and recording of album "One Day I'm Going To Soar" in 2012, he parted company with the band a year later. Previously performed as part of the re-formed Dexys Midnight Runners in 2003 and also took part in The Bureau reunion in 2005 and performed on their album "And Another Thing" in 2008.

 

Pete Williams Still performing with Dexys having played bass on their 2012 album "One Day I'm Going To Soar". Simultaneously forging a successful solo career with his second album due out soon. Took on the role of joint lead-singer for Dexys Midnight Runners' come-back tour in 2003. Also took part in The Bureau's renion in 2005 and played on their new album in 2008.

 

Steve Wynne Current whereabouts unknown.

 

Stoker Has enjoyed a successful career as a record producer in U.S.A.

 

This page was originally created on the old MSN site as an 'interactive list' so that members could add or update information on ex-Midnight Runners. That facility does not currently exist on this site, so if you have any information which you feel should be included on this page please add a comment (below) and the page will be updated shortly.

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