The world of Hawkwind is a unique one. Thirty-five years
of music, even more band members, over a hundred albums (many less than
official) and never a dull moment. They've been ridiculed but they never gave
in, always producing the music that they wanted to, regardless of what others
One band member who's often overlooked, and who's had more
influence on Hawkwind and their sound than anyone, apart from Dave Brock
himself, is Simon King, their 'power drummer'.
Here's a 4 minute video clip of Simon in action,
playing 'Silver Machine' (7MB), in 1972.
I've also put in pages for Opal Butterfly (Simon's first band), of which
Robbie Milne worked with me to put together a mini-site of their own.
And I also webmaster