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ORIGINAL BLUE CAP, "WEE WILLIE" WILLIAMS (right) with former bandmate Dave Dalton. Dalton played with Willie in both the Virginians and the Northern Lights before the Blue Caps were formed.
Howard Reed played in The Blue Caps on some gigs around Dallas with Gene in '58. One interesting quote "Howard said Meeks 'defined' the Vincent sound". Reed was born in 1937 and died of a stroke in 1981. Note the first special order "custom color" black Strat.
May, 1987 UK photos courtesy of DiAnne Kaslow. - DiAnne, with jacket full of Gene/Blue Caps stickers and autographs, poses with the boys; Tommy and Johnny try to bust into Buckingham Palace; On stage at their second show May 9th.
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