History

This table provides a chronological order of bands and personnel for the following groups since 1966. It includes: PT and the Clubmen (1966-1968) Childsplay (1968-1970) Thor (1970-1972) Diamond Lil (1975-1978) Berlin Ritz (1978 to present day)
Chronological order of Groups, Personnel and Singles/Albums/CD’s  
YearLineupRecordings
1966 – 1967PT and The Clubmen
Brian Pinner – Vocals and harp
Alan Collins – Lead Guitar
Harry Spooner – Lead Guitar
Peter “Spud” Taylor – Bass guitar
Peter Sullivan – Drums
“Colours” 4 tracks on CD
(re recorded 1999 with Malcolm Tabrett on Drums)

Track listing:
Colours Flashing
Funny How Things Can Change
Must Be Wrong
Lazy Man
All tracks written by H Spooner.
1968Childsplay
Keith Dangerfield – vocals
Harry Spooner – Lead Guitar
Colin Fox – Bass Guitar
Peter Sullivan – Drums (later joined Mungo Jerry)
Singles
No Life Child/She’s a Witch (acetate) (Oak Records) (Dangerfield/Spooner)
1968 – 1969Childsplay
George Linwood – vocals
Harry Spooner – Lead Guitar
Colin Fox – Bass Guitar
Terry McInerney – Drums (formerly Mixed Bag).
(no recordings survive)
1969 – 1970Childsplay
Ian Smith – vocals
Harry Spooner – Lead Guitar
Kelvin “Albert” Hardman – Bass
Andy Parker – Drums (later UFO).
(no recordings survive)
1970Childsplay
George Linwood – vocals
Harry Spooner – Lead Guitar
Ron Bending – Bass Guitar (formerly Ashkan)
Terry Sims – Drums (formerly Black Cat Bones and Ashkan)
(no recordings survive)
1970 – 1972Thor
George Linwood – Lead Vocals
Harry Spooner – Lead Guitar
Kelvin “Albert” Hardman – Bass
Terry McInerney – Drums
“Thor” CD single
Track listing:
Can You See Me (trad)
You Can’t Do That (Lennon & McCartney)
1972 – 1974Various bandsSome recordings exist
1975 – 1978Diamond Lil
Lorna Oakley – Vocals
Harry Spooner – Lead Guitar
Alan Letch – Bass Guitar
Marcus Foakes – Drums
“Diamond Lil” vinyl album and CD (1976/78) Released By High Roller Records
Track listing:
Black Rat (Spooner)
Patron of Hell (Spooner)
Red Man (Spooner)
The Loser (Spooner)
I Don’t Care (Spooner)
Tonight’s The Night (Spooner)
Discontinued Line (Spooner)
Wild Fire Lover (Letch/Oakley)
It’s Down To Me (Spooner)
Spring Fever (Spooner)
Yobbos and Tarts (Spooner)

Singles:
I Don’t Care c/w Tonight’s the Night (Acetates) (1977) (Spooner)  
Patron Of Hell c/w The Loser vinyl single
(released by Zerlinda Records 2004)   All tracks written by H Spooner, except Wild Fire Lover (A Letch/L Oakley)
1978Berlin
George Linwood – Lead Vocals
Harry Spooner – Lead Guitar
Roland Spooner – Bass
Ray Marquas – Drums
CD: “High Flyer”
Track listing:
Be With You Tonight
Crazy Nights
High Flyer
All tracks written by H Spooner
1979Ritz
George Linwood – Lead Vocals
Harry Spooner – Lead Guitar
Steve Edmonton – Bass
Nick Baker – Drums
CD: “Good After Bad”
Track listing:
Love ‘Till the Day I Die
Good After Bad
Keep Dancing
Singles:
Love You ‘Till The Day I Die/Keep Dancing (Acetate)
All tracks written by H Spooner
1980 – 1981Berlin Ritz
Graham Smith – Vocals
Harry Spooner – Lead Guitar
Ian Davey – Bass
Marcus Foakes – Drums

Late 1980 personnel changes:
Drums Keith Kett
Keyboards – Graham Holiday
Singles:
Crazy Nights (Spooner)/You’re Where I Belong (G Smith/H Spooner)
(Big Muff Records BM 001)
Come On (Spooner)/Straight Ahead (G Smith/H Spooner)
(Big Muff Records – Acetate)
CD: “Crazy Nights”
Track listing:
Straight Ahead (G Smith/H Spooner)
Come On (Spooner)
Crazy Nights (Spooner)
You’re Where I Belong (G Smith/H Spooner)
Love is the Strangest Thing (G Smith/H Spooner)
Outro
CD: “Wanna Be Your Man” single
I Wanna Be Your Man (Lennon and McCartney)
You Really Got Me (R Davies)
1982 – 1983Berlin Ritz
Harry Spooner – Lead Guitar
Neil Pritchard – Bass Guitar
Marcus Foakes – Drums
CD: Hoochie Coochie Man
Track listing:
Hoochie Coochie Man
Summertime Blues
Good After Bad (Spooner)
Route 66
Just a Little Bit
Love You ’till The Day I Die (Spooner)
1984Berlin Ritz
Harry Spooner – Lead Guitar
Neil Pritchard – Bass Guitar
Steve “Cupsey” Cutmore – Drums (Cupsy later Booze ‘n’ Blues)
CD: “Bofs”
Various tracks
1985Berlin Ritz
Harry Spooner – Lead Guitar
Steve “Cupsey” Cutmore – Drums
Keith Chandler – Bass Guitar
Phil Warde – Vocals
Cassette Album and CD: “Putting On The Ritz” covers
Track listing:
Great Balls of Fire
Back In The USSR
Mean Woman Blues
Come On Everybody
Brown Eyed Handsome Man
Something Else
Summertime Blues
Shaking All Over
Good Golly Miss Molly
Substitute
Sea Cruise
Sweet Little Sixteen
1986Berlin Ritz
Graham Page – Vocals
Harry Spooner – Lead Guitar
Steve “Cupsey” Cutmore
Keith Chandler – Bass Guitar
CD: “De Ja Vu”
Track listing:
Devil’s Daughter (Spooner)
Gotta Be Me (Spooner)
De Ja Vu (Page/Spooner)
[Marcus Foakes – Drums (track 3)]
1988 – 1990Berlin Ritz
Graham Page – Vocals
Harry Spooner – Lead Guitar
Keith Chandler – Bass Guitar
Malcolm Tabrett – Drums
CD: “Peaceful Dreams”
Track listing:
Tell Me (Page/ Spooner)
Jane Marie (Page/ Spooner)
Peaceful Dreams (Page/ Spooner)
When You’re Down (Page/ Spooner)
River of Peace (Page/ Spooner)
1991Berlin Ritz
Graham Page – Vocals
Harry Spooner – Lead Guitar
Keith Chandler – Bass Guitar
Malcolm Tabrett – Drums
CD: “Shine”
Track listing:
Let It Shine (Page/Spooner)
Princess of Deception (Page/ Spooner)
What Ever Happened To Baby Jane (Page/ Spooner)
1992 – 1999Berlin Ritz
Bobby Harrison – Vocals (formerly Freedom, Procal Harum and Snafu)
Harry Spooner- Lead Guitar
Malcolm Tabrett – Drums
Alan Letch – Bass guitar
CD: “You”
Track listing:
You (Harrison/Spooner)
Holes (Harrison/ Spooner)
High School Tease (Harrison/ Spooner)
2000Berlin Ritz
Graham Page – Vocals
Harry Spooner – Lead Guitar
Malcolm Tabrett – Drums
Peter Taylor – Bass Guitar
CD: “Slow Down”
Track listing:
The Greatest Show (Page/ Spooner)
Have I Seen You Before (Page/ Spooner)
Let Me Slow Down (Page/ Spooner)
Control Freak (Page/ Spooner)
Dreaming (Page/ Spooner)
Reason To Jump (Page/ Spooner)
2000Berlin Ritz
Graham Smith – Vocals
Harry Spooner- Lead Guitar
Malcolm Tabrett – Drums
Peter Taylor – Bass Guitar
CD: “Free Now”
Track listing:
Crazy Feelin’ (Smith/Spooner)
Free Now (Smith/ Spooner)
2001 – 2002Berlin Ritz
Kevin Essein – Vocals
Harry Spooner- Lead Guitar
Peter Taylor – Bass Guitar
Malcolm Tabrett – Drums
CD: “Enough Is Never Enough”
Track listing:
Enough Is Never Enough (Spooner)
Come On (Spooner)
2002 – 2003Berlin Ritz
Kevin Essein – Vocals
Harry Spooner- Lead Guitar
Peter Taylor – Bass Guitar
Stephen (Cupsey) Cutmore – Drums
CD: “Living On The Edge”
Track listing:
Enough Is Never Enough
What About You
Come On
Why
Just Another Day
Another Chance
Roller Coaster
Lazy Man
Oh Yeah
Living On The Edge

All tracks written by H Spooner.
2003Berlin Ritz
Kevin Essein – Vocals
Harry Spooner- Lead Guitar
Peter Taylor – Bass Guitar
Stephen (Cupsy) Cutmore – Drums
CD: “Enough Is Never Enough” Reissue 2003
Track listing:
Enough Is Never Enough (Spooner)
Come On (Spooner)
2006Berlin Ritz
Del Stoton – Lead Vocals
Harry Spooner- Lead Guitar, vocals
Peter Taylor – Bass Guitar, vocals
Stephen (Cupsey) Cutmore – Drums
CD: “The Berlin Dog”
Track listing:
Willkommen
Finger On The Pulse
Catalogue Girl
Ordinary Guy
Hey Mama
Out Of My Head At Alis
All In You
Jetting Out With The Boys
Secret Glimpse
Ring The Changes
Close To You
Missing You
It Starts With A Feeling
You Take My Breath Away
Tchuss  
All tracks written by
H Spooner and D Stoton
except:
Hey Mama (H Spooner/P Taylor) Close To You (S Cutmore/H Spooner)
2008Berlin Ritz
Del Stoton – Lead Vocals
Harry Spooner- Lead Guitar, vocals
Peter Taylor – Bass Guitar, vocals
Stephen (Cupsey) Cutmore – Drums
CD: “Shot To Pieces”
Track listing:
Dangerous and Toxic
Shot To Pieces
Sudden Change of Heart
Crazy Love
Friendship
Heat
Wild Child
Deadman’s Coat
Berlin Dog
Innocents
My Song
Sudden Change of Heart-reprise
All tracks written by
H Spooner and D Stoton
      2012Berlin Ritz
Del Stoton – Lead Vocals
Harry Spooner- Lead Guitar & bass
Malcolm Tabrett – Drums        
CD “Politics Suck”
Track listing:
Temerity To Lie
How Am I Supposed To Live
Be Home Soon
Those Wasted Years
Gone Not Forgotten
Now Cometh The Hour
Trump Card
Innocents
A Hopeless Quest
Too Little Too Late
Prison Life
Let’s Get Around
Happy Slapping
They’ve Got Jobs
Ain’t Got No Work
Where Do We Go
Come On In
Speed Camera Blues
Take Me Down
Shame Shame Shame
Health and Safety: The Boyfriend
Health and Safety: The Girlfriend 3)   All tracks written by
H Spooner/D Stoton
except: ‘Where Do We Go’ (T Spooner/D Stoton)
    2015Berlin Ritz
Del Stoton – Lead Vocals
Harry Spooner- Lead Guitar
Malcolm Tabrett – Drums
Alan Letch – Bass Guitar
CD “Immigrant”
Track listing:
Nothing To Hide
The Pain
Secrets
Heaven Sent
Hell Bent
Fragile Life
You’re My World
Christmas Time Again
World Of My Own
Shattered Young Existence
Immigrant  
All tracks written by H Spooner/D Stoton
  2019Child’s Play
George Linwood – Lead Vocals
Harry Spooner- Lead Guitar
Colin Ford – Harmonica, Mandolin and vocals.
Terry McInernery – Drums
Kelvin Hardman – Bass Guitar
CD “Candle”
Track listing:
Vultures
Candle
Loose Cannon
I’ll Not Take That Lying Down
Another Chamber In The Gun
Busted Door
These Were The Dreams
Bed of Nails
The Best Things In Life
Candle reprise  
All tracks written by
H Spooner/C Ford  

CD single Vultures c/w Candle