Alan Coulter (drums)

He has played in one of the latest incarnations of the band Bees Make Honey. When the band split in Autumn 1974, two of their members (Willie Finlayson and Rod Demick) formed Meal Ticket with Steve Simpson. They called Alan Coulter when their first drummer left them.

Steve Simpson (guitar, vocals)
Willie Finlayson (guitar, vocals)
Rod Demick (bass, vocals)
Rick Jones (keyboards, vocals)
Alan Coulter (drums)
The band released a 2nd album, Takeaway, in 1978.

In 1980, Alan was one of the founder members in Chuck Farley, alongside Steve Simpson:

Steve Simpson (guitar, vocals)
Pete Willsher (pedal steel guitar, vocals)
Jack Brand (bass, vocals)
Alan Coulter (drums)
My friend Christer Fridhammar (please, visit his incredible site - link below), tells me that Alan was a member of Hershey & The Twelve Bars in 1997, with this lineup:
Richard 'Hershey' Shirman (vocals, harmonica)
Mike Summerland (guitar, vocals)
Ernie Hayes (guitar)
Al McLean (bass, vocals)
Gary Moberley (keyboards, vocals)
Alan Coulter (drums)
Albums with Meal Ticket: Albums with Roger Chapman: Albums with Chuck Farley: Sessions:
Related links:

From the superb site Knights in Blue Denim: The British Blues Scene '68 - '70 (by Christer Fridhammar & Vanja), we have:

Thanks section

Special thanks to: Christer Fridhammar, for great help with info here.

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