Group 17


Kevin Godley - drums
Henri Shalam
Bernard Suffrin
Sydney Kaye
Jeffrey Baker 

Group 17 was formed by drummer Kevin Godley (b. Kevin Michael Godley, October 7, 1945, Prestwich, Lancashire, UK). The rest of the band was Henri Shalam, Bernard Suffrin, Sydney Kaye and Jeffrey Baker. This band had its origins at The Jewish Lads Brigade, which was also known as The Jewish Alliance Brigade a local Jewish Youth Club in Manchester, Lancashire, the same place as two other local groups, The Sabres and The Whirlwinds also rehearsed. 

Godley had been to Sedgley Park Country Primary School and in 1956 had gone to North Cestrian Grammar School in Dunham Road, Altrincham, Cheshire. Godley later went to Manchester College of Art, then to Ashton-under-Lyme College of Art and then Stoke-on-Trent College of Art for his Diploma in Graphic Design. 

John H. Warburg 9/4/14



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