Birmingham, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom (1977 – present)
The Equators formed in 1977 in Birmingham, the vision of brothers Donald, Leo and Rocky Bailey. Joined by two guitarists, Cleveland Clarke and Dennis Fletcher, they made an impressive 2 Tone reggae stand and were quickly signed by The Beat’s management company, 20/21 Management. It was while supporting The Beat that Dave Robinson spotted them, and quickly signed them up to Stiff.
“It was a wonderful time in our life,” Rocky later recalled. “Stiff Records was always full… read more
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