Mick Bower

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Masters Apprentices Story

Fisrt Album
1964 -1965
Formed in Adelaide, Australia as
"The Mustangs" lead by Mick Bower.
An instumental group playing Shadows
and Ventures songs.

Rick Morrison - Lead Guitar
Mick Bower - Guitar/Songwriter
Gavin Webb - Bass
Brian Vaughton - Drums

Jim Keays - joins to sing Vocals on a few songs
1966

Successfully appeared on TV singing
POOR BOY

Several trips to Melbourne


UNDECIDED
Oct\Nov
UNDECIDED / WARS OR HANDS OF TIME
Took off on April/67, reached No.13

EP - UNDECIDED - Vol 1
Undecided
Hot Gully Wind
Buried & Dead
She's My Girl
1967

Feb
Move to Melbourne
Vaughton remained in Adelaide
replaced on drums by Steve Hopgood

May

BURIED AND DEAD / SHE'S MY GIRL
Reached No. 26
B&D

June
MASTERS APPRENTICES

self titled album released

Rick leaves due to ill health
Replaced with Tony Summers.

August
LIVING IN A CHILD'S DREAM /
TIRED OF JUST WANDERING

Reached No. 9

September
Mick Bower suffers a breakdown and leaves
Briefly replaced by Rick Harrison who is then replaced by Peter Tilbrook

EP - LIVING IN A CHILD'S DREAM - Vol 2
Living in a Child's Dream
War or Hands of Time
Elevator Driver
Tired of Just Wandering
1968
January
Gavin Webb now on guitar
Peter Tilbrook on bass
Colin Burgess on Drums
Doug Ford on Guitar

February
ELEVATOR DRIVER /
THEME FOR A SOCIAL CLIMBER

Reached No. 30

June
BRIGETTE / 4 YEARS OF 5
Reached No. 32
Gavin leaves due to a stomach ulcer
Peter leaves, replaced by Glenn Wheatley

Finish second in the local group section
(Go-Set Pop Poll.)

August
BUT ONE DAY / MY GIRL
Failed to chart
 
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First Album