Marty: Let’s…uh talk a little bit about the history of the group. I understand Nigel you and David originally started the band wuh…back in…when was it…back in 1964?
David: Well before that we were in different groups, I was in a group called The Creatures and w-which was a skiffle group.
Nigel: I was in Lovely Lads.
Nigel: And then we looked at each other and says well we might as well join up you know and uh….
David: So we became The Originals.
David: And we had to change our name actually….
Nigel: Well there was, there was another group in the east end called The Originals and we had to rename ourselves.
David: The New Originals.
Nigel: The New Originals and then, uh, they became….
David: The Regulars, they changed their name back to The Regulars and we thought well, we could go back to The Originals but what’s the point?
Nigel: We became The Thamesmen at that point."