and info added to the Virgil
Dates for the New Seekers updated.
is relaunched, now with both webspace and domain name
hosted by UKlinux. All areas have had a complete
overhaul, there are amendments and additions to many
of the exisiting pages and new pages have been added.
For more detailed information see the new Site
Guide which highlights the changes and provides
links to all pages on the website.
site update is almost complete and hopefully, I will
be able to launch the complete update within the next
few weeks - watch this space!
on what the New Seekers and Lyn Paul are up to at the
moment added to the New
Seekers Now page.
picture on the New Seekers section home
has just been restored following a problem with the
webserver. This follows not so long after a problem
with the domain name hosts - all beyond our control
and both down to 'those things which can occasionally
Hopefully, things will now settle down all round and
we can look forward to an uninterrupted service.
In the meantime apologies for any inconvenience which
may have been caused.
A new look
for the Song Information
section which now has entries for all of Peter's known
recordings along with plenty of images and links to
sites associated to the composers and others involved
in the production of Peter's records.
tour dates are planned for the New Seekers in 2007 including
one special date, March 15th, 2007 when Keith Potger,
original Seeker and New Seekers founder will be joining
the group for a show at the Fairfields Hall in Croydon.
The New Seekers Website for details and updates
of Keith's and the group's tours.
Radio Ga Ga
Seekers past and present on the radio in the near future:
am (BST) Paul Layton Talks to Jo Philips on Somerset
pm (BST) Lyn Paul is on Radio 2's Friday
Night is Music Night
am (BST) Paul Layton again, this time talking to Sally
Magnusson on Radio 2's Good
three programmes have the internet 'listen again' facility
and should be available for one week following the broadcast.
the links above for more about each individual broadcast
or go to the general BBC
Radio page for more information about the different
ways you can hear the programmes.
NEW SEEKERS POLL
Yahoo New Seekers Chat Group are holding a poll to find
out what New Seeker fans would like to see on CD, since
record companies have so far failed to release the original
LPs in CD format. They would like as many people
as possible to join in. Click here
for more information on your chance to vote.
poll will close on July 31st - there is still time to
add your contribution!
NEW SEEKERS LIVE ON TV
New Seekers made a live
appearance on the UK's ITV This Morning programme
on Friday 23rd June....
Paul Layton appeared on Celebrity Psychics
on Sumo TV on Friday 14th July.
BBC are currently screening a series of programmes ito
coincide with the 50th Anniversary of and in prepariation
for this year's Eurovision Song Contest. Tuesday's
programme included two clips of the New Seekers performing
in the 1972 contest. This year's event is due
to take place on Saturday 20th May.
FROM THE BOOKSHELF
Knocking on Heaven's Door, the latest edition
of Nick Talevski's rock encyclopedia of rock obituaries,
includes an entry for Peter Doyle amongst entries for
over 1,000 members of the music profession.
birthday is upon us once again and as usual fans have
been in touch to say they will be remembering him, playing
his music and thinking about his family and friends on
is always in our thoughts.
Book is finally restored and is fully functioning,
you may now view the entries or add your own comments.
news and an answer to all those people who have been asking:
new Peter Doyle CD is in the pipeline! No further
- but watch this space!
has recorded an interview with David Jensen to be brodcast
(and available on the internet) between 11am and 1 pm BST
on UK's Capital Gold Radio.
long awaited CD, entitled Late Nights looks set
for release at the end of June. More news when it
Now rescheduled for August and Lyn can be heard singing
two tracks from her new album on BBC Radio 2's Friday
Night is Music Night on 18th August between 7.30 and
Ga Ga' feature for station link)
release date has been confirmed as 21st August to itunes
and 28th August for the CD's general release to shops.
is returning to the touring production of Blood Brothers
during October and will be appearing in Darlington
show details and details of how you can buy Lyn's CD visit
AND THERE'S MORE!
Digest will be issuing a 3CD set of New Seeker Songs
sometime during the summer. It will be similar to
the recent Songbook release but with a few more
in August, the Reader's Digest 3 CD set - The
New Seekers - The Ultimate Collection, is the biggest
and best compilation yet of New Seekers material to find
it's way to CD and all but two tracks are from Peter Doyle's
time with the group. Sadly it is currently only available
to the UK Reader's Digest membership.
the DVD of the Live at the Royal Albert Hall, is set for
another release on the 26th June, this time there will be
a few added “features” but no added songs.
recent newspaper article featuring one former New Seeker
included some unpleasant remarks about Peter. He is
no longer able to answer for himself, but Lyn Paul felt
so strongly about this that she spoke up on Peter's behalf
in the form of a message published on the Lyn Paul Website.
The message is reproduced for you here.
AS SEEN ON TV
brief TV appearance for the New Seekers on 29th May as
UKGold2 screen an edition of TOTP2 including
the New Seekers singing Never Ending Song of Love on a
1971 edition of Top of the Pops.
NEW YEAR UPDATE
A Happy New Year
to you all! It seems like a new era for New Seeker fans,
with recent releases and radio interviews for Eve Graham and
television appearances for Lyn Paul.
The latest news is
the launch of the official New Seeker Website which you can
find at www.thenewseekers.com
It is packed with news, information and pictures on all members
and all line-ups of the group.
On Saturday 7th January,
UK's ITV is screening a family edition of it's show Stars
in Their Eyes, where members of the public have a chance
to perform as a well known singer or group. This week's
show will feature one family performing as the New Seekers and
the show will be broadcast at 7.10pm.
Sitll to come, the
release of a double CD of original New Seeker recordings,
this is currently expected in February and Lyn is also working
on a new CD.
The New Seekers,
now comprising of Paul Layton, Donna Jones, Mick Flynn, Francine
Rees and Mark Hankins are about to embark on a tour mostly in
the UK which is set to last for most of the year. Details
can be found on the New Seekers
Who knows what else?